Tag Archives : big government


The (latest) Republican (Boehner) wussout? House GOP eyes extending Ex-Im until December

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino   The (latest) Republican (Boehner) wussout? House GOP eyes extending Ex-Im until December     You knew it would happen. All the lobbyists came out of the woodwork. Arms were being twisted all over Washington. You could hear Congressmen yelping on this side of the Potomac. The corporate slush known […]

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Leading Keynesian Economist Uses The “D” Word

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Hunter Lewis   Leading Keynesian Economist Uses The “D” Word   Most Keynesian economists do not want to admit that we are in another depression. They find the word painful. They find it painful because it contradicts the idea that Keynesian economic ideas have ended depressions forever. It also contradicts the idea […]


In wake of Ferguson shooting, progressives demand federal police czar

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino In wake of Ferguson shooting, progressives demand federal police czar We at ACC have been highlighting the “warrior cop” phenomenon for a couple of years. The militarization of police forces is a very bad thing for our country. Cops shouldn’t have MRAPs, and grenade launchers and they certainly should not […]

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Lawmaker Votes To Kill Uber … Then Caught Driving Drunk Just Hours Later

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org   Lawmaker Votes To Kill Uber … Then Caught Driving Drunk Just Hours Later   See, with Uber you don’t need a designated driver and you don’t have to wait forever for a taxi. But vested interests in cities all over are doing their best to make life as difficult as possible for […]


Police States and Inner-City Economics

Source: http://www.mises.org By Ryan McMaken   Police States and Inner-City Economics   The recent civil disobedience, rioting, and police brutality in Ferguson, Missouri reminds us of what happens when police states and bad economics are mixed together. Devastated by decades of ruinous economic policies, the economies of many inner cities continue to languish as the […]

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Export-Import Bank

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 […]


This Teachers Union President Will ‘PUNCH YOU IN THE FACE’ If You Don’t Like Common Core [VIDEO]

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino   This Teachers Union President Will ‘PUNCH YOU IN THE FACE’ If You Don’t Like Common Core   This is a fun little rant from the head of the American Federation of Teachers. This is what people mean I guess when they use the term “union thug.” Nice to see […]

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Cost Of Pentagon Purchases

The Pentagon Overpays for Almost Everything—Massive waste, Massive crony capitalism

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino   The Pentagon Overpays for Almost Everything—Massive waste, Massive crony capitalism   The Department of Defense has been given a free ride pretty much since World War II. The Military Industrial Complex which President Eisenhower warned about in his farewell address (former 5 star general Eisenhower) is very real and […]


The Senate Is About to Approve a Plan to Use Pensioners Money to Fill Potholes

Source: http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com By Robert Wenzel The Senate Is About to Approve a Plan to Use Pensioners Money to Fill Potholes   The highway trust fund is the finance source that is used to fix potholes and bridges at the Federal level. It is on the brink of insolvency. Congress appears ready to “solve” the underfunding […]

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Robert Higgs

How War Leads to Big Government | Robert Higgs

Robert Higgs lectures on the topic of the relationship between war and big government, how wars are financed and the results of this war financing to the economy.  This lecture by Robert Higgs was archived from the live broadcast and this Mises University lecture was presented at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 24 […]