New Flight Rules Are a Heavy Load

This article originally appeared in The American. Click here to read the full article By Ike Brannon Rarely does Congress pass legislation so irredeemably flawed that it simultaneously hurts producers and consumers while decreasing safety, but the FAA’s recent implementation of legislation requiring that all pilots have at least 1,500 hours of flight time before sitting in […]

Sugar Fight Ain’t So Sweet

By Ike Brannon American sugar producers have one sweet deal. Under what’s euphemistically called the “sugar program,” they keep out foreign competitors through high tariffs, prop up domestic prices with crop allotments and backstop their risk through government-guaranteed loans.  Attempts to strip Big Sugar of some of its unique protections in the recent Farm Bill[…..]