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Surprise! Pro-GMO Lawmakers Get Big Funds from Agribusiness Lobbies

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams July 28, 2015   Surprise! Pro-GMO Lawmakers Get Big Funds from Agribusiness Lobbies Reps who voted against mandatory GMO labeling received three times as much money from food and agriculture lobbies     File this under unsurprising, but nefarious nonetheless. Members of U.S. Congress who vote against mandatory labeling for […]

Demonstrators against Monsanto and GMOs stage a protest in Portland, Maine in May 2014. (Photo: Corey Templeton/flickr/cc)

Goldman Sachs should have died in 2008, Now its CEO, Lloyd Blankfein is a billionaire, Thanks taxpayers…Suckers!!!

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism July 18, 2015   Goldman Sachs should have died in 2008, Now its CEO, Lloyd Blankfein is a billionaire, Thanks taxpayers…Suckers!!!     There is some debate around here as to the world’s most crony company. There are many candidates but consistently in the top 5 or so is […]

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Are fascists socialists? Are socialists fascists?

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism July 13, 2015   Are fascists socialists? Are socialists fascists?     Fascism and (Marxist) socialism are sisters. Close sisters. Both are fundamentally about controlling the economy in a quest for a greater “good.” They have important differences which are more than stylistic differences. But both are fundamentally opposed […]

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Get ready to pay A LOT more for health insurance (Like 40% more for some people, because of Obamacare)

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism July 7, 2015   Get ready to pay A LOT more for health insurance (Like 40% more for some people, because of Obamacare)     Hayek had a name for the hubris which clings to big government planners like herpes – “the pretense of knowledge.” Planners always think they […]

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California Über Alles: Gov. Jerry Brown’s Onerous Vaccination Mandates

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute July 1, 2015   California Über Alles: Gov. Jerry Brown’s Onerous Vaccination Mandates     The 1979 Dead Kennedys song “California Über Alles” could be updated today to say that California Governor Jerry Brown’s secret police “have come for your unvaccinated niece.” On Tuesday, the once-again governor of California […]