Category Archives : Politics

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Break the First Bank of Cronyism, The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Video)

Feel that you are over taxed and that your tax dollars are going to waste?  Below is a good example of government wasteful spending with the Export-Import Bank.  Failed companies and questionable foreign investments, what better use for your tax dollars?  Does the thought of “shut it down” come to mind? Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org   Break […]

Export-Import Bank

Romney

With Christie hobbled, Jeb Bush’s lukewarm (at best) reception, Establishment GOP floats another Romney run?

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino   With Christie hobbled, Jeb Bush’s lukewarm (at best) reception, Establishment GOP floats another Romney run?     Yes, this is the genius masterstroke the DC GOP has been waiting for. You have to hand it to the establishment. They keep trying. So what if Romney is another big government […]


Do Americans trust their government? – BBC News

A short video showing the historic trend of trust Americans have in the federal government.   Do Americans trust their government? – BBC News It was 40 years ago that Richard Nixon left the White House, becoming the only US president ever to resign from office. The episode dealt a blow to the trust Americans […]

Nixon says goodbye to the White House staff.

Big Pharma

Big Pharma Given Control Of New “.pharmacy” Domain; Only Available To ‘Legitimate’ Online Pharmacies

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor   Big Pharma Given Control Of New “.pharmacy” Domain; Only Available To ‘Legitimate’ Online Pharmacies   This is a move against Canadian pharmacies (primarily) which offer high quality drugs for sale at much lower prices than what is found in the USA. Big Pharma has done everything it can to protect […]


Thou shalt vote Republican hypocrisy – the Blount County saga continues

Why does this story about the campaigning for this Thursday’s upcoming election, the Republican part officials regarding the Blount County political machine, along with many similar stories, in print and over the airwaves, remind me of an example used many times by the G. Edwards Griffin discussing the workings of a cartel? Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com Thou […]

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Spreading Democracy in Cuba?¿

Passing along with no comment.  Well, nope, no comment.   U.S. Cuban ‘Twitter’ Was Part of Bigger Plan   Published on Aug 3, 2014 An AP investigation reveals that USAID, which set up a Cuban Twitter-like social media network, also ran an HIV clinic in Cuba as a front to recruit potential political activists against […]


Why Eric Cantor really resigned (Hint: It involves getting paid)

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino   Why Eric Cantor really resigned (Hint: It involves getting paid)   Eric Cantor up and quit on Thursday. It seems that life outside of House leadership was just too much for him to bear. Even for 4 months. Way to serve your district Mr. Cantor. Way to do the […]

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Do Blount County Voters Care About Ethics?

Stepping back from Blount County for a minute, all one has to do is look at national polls, whether it be Rasmussen, Pew, Gallup or others to see the growing dissatisfaction people have with their elected officials.  Many times this disapproval is based on what is deemed as a lack of representation by those elected […]


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 […]

M. Obama in Hollywood

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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. […]