My latest at the Christian Science Monitor:
"The Pentagon is a gas guzzler"
The Pentagon spent $17.3 billion on oil in 2011, a 26 percent increase from 2010. This despite the Pentagon's public efforts to "go green."
By Ryan McMaken, Guest blogger / March 12, 2012
"Half of Americans don't pay income tax. So what."
The increase in reliance on government assistance is the problem, not a lack of people who pay income tax.
By Ryan McMaken, Guest blogger / February 25, 2012
"Why we're paying more for corn"
Thanks to government subsidies supporting a specific type of corn farm, land value is increasing, and prices are going up. The same is true of other federally supported crops.
By Ryan McMaken, Guest blogger / February 24, 2012