Category Archives : Politics

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Michelle Obama bemoans money in politics, asks donors for ‘big, fat check’

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor   Michelle Obama bemoans money in politics, asks donors for ‘big, fat check’     The credibility train has long, long  left this White House. Michelle Obama goes to Hollywood, hustles for campaign money, and then complains about how much money is in politics. It’s just bizarre. Politicians are a weird […]

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Memo to the Political Class: You Can’t Be a Hero and a Thief

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org Memo to the Political Class: You Can’t Be a Hero and a Thief     Washington and the Fed think they can plan out society. That they can manipulate the levers of the economy to elicit positive outcomes (mostly for them). That leaving the world to the “whims of the marketplace” is madness. […]


He who Makes the Laws Never Goes to Jail for Breaking Them

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics   The Sum of our Future – He who Makes the Laws Never Goes to Jail for Breaking Them   Working for the government was always pitched as somehow being better guaranteed than risky corporations. However, he who makes the laws never goes to jail for breaking them - a […]

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Republican Congressman Returns Chamber Of Commerce Award

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org   Republican Congressman Returns Chamber Of Commerce Award   Strange new battle lines are being drawn in Washington. It’s probably the most interesting bit of realignment in my lifetime. Things are changing, especially in the GOP, and it appears irreversibly so. Who would have thought that a Republican congressman would ever publicly refuse […]


NBC: The GAO said that 11 out of 12 fictitious applicants secured government subsidized healthcare

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org   GAO said that 11 out of 12 fictitious applicants secured government subsidized healthcare     Obamacare is truly one of the most amazing pieces of law the world has ever seen. It is the administrative state out of control. It is hubris on an industrial scale. It is an Utopian fantasy constructed […]

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On Malaysian Crash, Obama’s Case Against Russia Disintegrates

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Daniel McAdams   On Malaysian Crash, Obama’s Case Against Russia Disintegrates   Tuesday the US government admitted it had been bluffing about its certainty that Russia was behind the downing of Malaysian Air Flight MH-17 over Ukraine. This dramatic turn of events started with State Department Spokeswoman Marie Harf claiming Monday that the State Department’s […]


Blount County Tea Party and conservative citizens groups back Democrat Neal Hutchens over Republican Gary Farmer

It appears that the concerned voters are seeking a fiscal conservative candidate verses towing the same ol’ party line for Blount County Commission in District 4, Seat A.   Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com   Blount County Tea Party and conservative citizens groups back Democrat Neal Hutchens over Republican Gary Farmer   Download the press release file

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Data Delayed is Democracy Denied

Source: https://www.opensecrets.org By Bob Biersack Data Delayed is Democracy Denied   This op-ed appeared in The New York Times on July 17. Billions of dollars are being spent in the run-up to this November’s midterm elections. The Supreme Court has struck down limits on campaign spending by corporations and unions, as well as overall caps on individual […]


MIRON: A case for the libertarian, Neither liberals nor conservatives recognize their inconsistencies

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org   MIRON: A case for the libertarian, Neither liberals nor conservatives recognize their inconsistencies   If you don’t know Harvard professor and all around sharp guy Jeffery Miron, you should. He explains political concepts clearly and rationally. Below is an example. He argues that the appeal of libertarianism (or at least one of […]

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How the press works to keep the 2 (really 1?) party system in power (Video)

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org (More Crony Media) How the press works to keep the 2 (really 1?) party system in power (Video)     In the attached video Libertarian candidate for the governor of Florida Adrian Wyllie seeks to gain access to the televised debates but is shut out. This despite being on the ballot, actively campaigning, […]