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Republicans try to push through key part of Obama’s trade bill again before going home for summer

By Against Crony Capitalism June 23, 2015   Republicans try to push through key part of Obama’s trade bill again before going home for summer     The Republican House and Senate leadership have a lot invested in the TPP, and so do many very powerful industry interests. The “free trade” agreement has been in […]


Stockman: Why Ronald Reagan Is Rolling In His Grave, today’s “unaltered Keynesian claptrap”

By Against Crony Capitalism June 21, 2015   Stockman: Why Ronald Reagan Is Rolling In His Grave, today’s “unaltered Keynesian claptrap”     Oh Mr. Stockman, you don’t mince words. And that’s why we like you so. Indeed the central planners are at the helm pushing the world economic ship into deeper and blacker waters. […]

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Congressman Hensarling accuses Federal Reserve of ‘willful obstruction’ in leak probe

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism June 19, 2015   Congressman Hensarling accuses Federal Reserve of ‘willful obstruction’ in leak probe     Congressman Hensarling deserves some praise. He has spearheaded the effort to kill the Export-Import Bank (let’s hope that thing gets put in the grave) in the face of massive lobbyist firepower and […]


Civil forfeiture school for cops this August, $590 to learn everything a cop needs to to take people’s stuff

By Against Crony Capitalism June 16, 2015   Civil forfeiture school for cops this August, $590 to learn everything a cop needs to to take people’s stuff     Civil forfeiture – policing for profit, official highway robbery, highway robbery by officials, whatever. It’s when the cops take your car, your money, your boat, and […]

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Washpo Reports: Another big pile of Clinton Foundation money, $1 million for Bill speech?

By Against Crony Capitalism May 24, 2015   Washpo Reports: Another big pile of Clinton Foundation money, $1 million for Bill speech? It consists of fees from speeches which were originally reported as “revenue” and not “donations.” (From The Washington Post)   There was one entity clearly associated with a foreign government that provided speaking […]