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U.S. Funding Video Games

According to University of Texas tax professor Calvin H. Johnson, the video game industry is one of the most heavily subsidized in the United States, a result of its unique position in software development, entertainment, and online retail. What do you think?

  • "We need these subsidies if we want our video games to compete with popular foreign games like Madden Cricket League ’12 and Grand Theft Peugeot."

    Jeff Malcom Binder Layer
  • “Are you saying my unemployed son may actually be doing something productive by obsessively playing video games? No? You’re not saying that at all?”

    Leticia Smart Mold Laminator
  • "Now perhaps people will stop asking me what the hell I'm talking about when I say Madden NFL is the ethanol of video games."

    Shelby Jolly Candy Maker

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