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The Continued Failure of Government

Yesterday I wrote about the fact that the University of Minnesota lost $16,000 selling beer to football fans. The problem was that it was a government organization with no real experience in the real world that was negotiating and “managing” … Continue reading

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Selling Beer to College Students and Losing Money?

“Exactly how many Ph.D.s does it take to lose money selling booze to football fans?” This excellent question was asked by D.J. Tice (Minneapolis Star Tribune, 3/22/13). The University of Minnesota, like all state universities is government funded. Rarely are … Continue reading

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