Tag: Corporate Welfare

  • Disney Subsidy Nation: Mickey Mouse in bed with Uncle Sam

    By Yaël Ossowski | Florida Watchdog ST. PETERSBURG — Since his first appearance in the 1928 animated short “Steamboat Willy,” there has been no greater American ambassador than Mickey Mouse, the cartoon character who sparked the launch of the media empire of the Walt Disney Co. STAR: Mickey Mouse is the most famous cartoon character created by…

  • Article on Reason.com: Florida Weighs Corporate Welfare for New Sports Stadium

    Another article of mine was reprinted on Reason’s website, detailing the push for Tampa Bay taxpayers to pick up the tab for a new baseball stadium. Reason is a libertarian magazine that features great commentary and analysis on the pressing issues of our day. Enjoy: Whether or not they’re fans of baseball, residents in Tampa and St….