Category Archives: Corporate Welfare

Filming “Under the Dumb”

Hunter Ingram, staff writer for the Wilmington StarNews, recently wrote a requiem for the presumed dearly departed local film industry. (Link below) “It’s all quiet on the set in Wilmington,” he wrote. But as Mark Twain said in 1897, “…the … Continue reading

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Crony businesses

In addition to film-flam, the solar energy industry apparently is too financially feeble to survive without government subsidies in North Carolina—and probably most other States. If these industries offer quality products in a free market to consumers willing to pay … Continue reading

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A lesson in economics- corporate welfare

The No 2 “TOP STORIES OF 2014” published in the Wilmington StarNews was titled, “N. C. lawmakers gut film tax incentive program”—clearly showing editorial bias. People at this paper have been heavily invested in promoting film-fun activities during the past … Continue reading

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