Last year, video game companies earned over $20 billion in revenue last year in the U.S.—and with expansion into mobile and tablet devices those profits are expected to grow. The promise of a consistent multi-billion dollar revenue stream makes gaming an alluring industry for many cash-strapped states who are hungry to get a piece of the action. But, points out Calvin H. Johnson, a professor at the University of Texas at Austin, several studies have called into question the effectiveness of these programs—a 2013 analysis done by the Tax Foundation found that film tax incentives only generate 30 cents in tax revenue for every dollar spent.
The black market still dominates. And more enforcement and fines aren’t going to fix it.
Kamala Harris Does Not Understand Why the Constitution Should Get in the Way of Her Gun Control Agenda
The presidential contender conspicuously fails to explain the legal basis for her plan to impose new restrictions by executive fiat.
Advocating for gun control is no longer enough. On Thursday night, the Democratic presidential candidates promised gun confiscation.
The "assault weapons" that the presidential contender wants to confiscate are not especially deadly, but the symbolism of that policy is poisonous.