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West Coast, East Coast: Silicon Valley Blurs the Distinction With Washington Presence

By Clark Mindock OpenSecrets.org March 8, 2015   West Coast, East Coast: Silicon Valley Blurs the Distinction With Washington Presence   Silicon Valley has staked its claim in Washington. From Capitol Hill to the White House, tech money is everywhere — and 2016 looks like it will be the industry’s biggest year yet. Tech may […]

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Grimm’s $2 Million Throwaway: Contributions Came In Despite Indictment

By John Sugden OpenSecrets.org   Grimm’s $2 Million Throwaway: Contributions Came In Despite Indictment   Less than two months after spending $2 million to be re-elected to the House of Representatives, Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) announced he would resign his Staten Island seat. In April 2014, Grimm was indicted on 20 counts alleging various frauds; he pleaded […]

Grimm will officially resign from Congress Monday. (Flickr/House GOP)

The Crisis is Not Over! A Conversation with Legendary Investor Jim Rogers

  The Crisis is Not Over! A Conversation with Legendary Investor Jim Rogers     Published by Stefan Molyneux Stefan Molyneux speaks with legendary investor Jim Rogers about the future of the world economy, the coming economic shift and how to prepare for the future. Jim Rogers is an American businessman, investor and author. He […]

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Will Washington Take Down Apple — And Why? 1

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Hunter Lewis Will Washington Take Down Apple — And Why?     Is Apple being given a hint to fork over more campaign contributions? The US Department of Justice has not only successfully sued Apple for arguably non-existent anti-trust violations in the e-book market. It has even demanded– and gotten– a […]


Millions in tax payer dollars spent on tank no one (including the Army) wants

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor Millions in tax payer dollars spent on tank no one (including the Army) wants     But it’s built in John Boehner’s district and the defense contractors are generous in their contributions to other members of Congress, so the outdated tank lives – on your dime. Read More Image credit: […]

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US Capitol For Sale (Washington, DC)

You want your tax break (or credit) extended? Better give to the right congresspeople

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino You want your tax break (or credit) extended? Better give to the right congresspeople     This is a nice little game (and revenue stream) for Congress. Tax breaks and tax credits come up for renewal every year and the beneficiaries of these favors cue up to throw campaign […]


Peter Schiff ~ The Website is Fixable, Obamacare Isn’t

  Source: http://www.europac.net By: Peter Schiff Monday, October 28, 2013 The Website is Fixable, Obamacare Isn’t   Since Obamacare made its debut, discussions have focused on Ted Cruz’ efforts to defund the law and the shockingly bad functionality of the Website itself. Fortunately for Obama, polling indicates that Senator Cruz has lost, at least for now, the […]


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Is justice finally actually being done on Wall Street? No, not really. It’s all party of the crony game.

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor Is justice finally actually being done on Wall Street? No, not really. It’s all party of the crony game.   The government waited until after 2012 election to get maximum presidential  campaign money out of these companies. Now however these trials 1) allow the government to get billions from the […]