Corporatism


More Crony Media: New Emails Show Press Literally Taking Orders From Hillary

By Against Crony Capitalism February 12, 2016   More Crony Media: New Emails Show Press Literally Taking Orders From Hillary     As I have said before I believe I have seen first hand how “biased” the crony media can be. But it’s a little different than how some conservatives portray the bias. They see […]

More Crony Media: New Emails Show Press Literally Taking Orders From Hillary

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2015: The year the Democrats fully embraced corporatism

By Against Crony Capitalism December 30, 2015   2015: The year the Democrats fully embraced corporatism     There are exceptions, even still. But they are exceptions these days. The Democrats are as corporatist a party as the Republicans. In some, perhaps many ways, more so. (From The Washington Examiner)   No doubt Hillary Clinton, […]


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They Live, We Sleep: A Dictatorship Disguised as a Democracy

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute August 5, 2015   They Live, We Sleep: A Dictatorship Disguised as a Democracy     “You see them on the street. You watch them on TV. You might even vote for one this fall. You think they’re people just like you. You’re wrong. Dead wrong.”—They Live We’re […]


How the U.S. Export-Import Bank Taxes Manufacturers, Workers

By Against Crony Capitalism March 19, 2015   How the U.S. Export-Import Bank Taxes Manufacturers, Workers     The Import-Export Bank is classic crony capitalism. It is corporate welfare. It subsidizes giant American companies and their partners overseas at the expense of the US taxpayer which is on the hook if the loans default. It […]

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Aetna has more than trippled in stock price since Obamacare passed. It’s almost like the law was written FOR them or something.

Aetna CEO sees piles of taxpayer financed profits thanks to Obamacare

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism February 5, 2015   Aetna CEO sees piles of taxpayer financed profits thanks to Obamacare     That’s nice. It sure is good to know that the crony deal of the century (so far) Obamacare, is working out for the giant insurance companies. I was worried for them. I’m […]


Watch: Socialist Exceptionalism: “Americans Who Look To Government To Save Them… Fail To Realize It Was Government Who F%*ked Them”

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com February 2, 2015   Socialist Exceptionalism: “Americans Who Look To Government To Save Them… Fail To Realize It Was Government Who F%*ked Them”   Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher once famously said that the problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s money.  As of this writing our […]

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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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Who will win the war for the Internet? The corporate state or individuals?

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Who will win the war for the Internet? The corporate state or individuals?     Are corporations partnering with government going to kill the freedom and liberty we have all enjoyed on the Internet for years? Will CISPA and similar laws skew power toward the state, turning the wild […]

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FBI: We are losing to hackers

Summary: In a press conference held Wednesday morning, FBI agent Shawn Henry said the current cyber security of corporations in the US is completely unsustainable. The cyber expert even went as far as to say that companies need to make major changes in the way they use computer networks to avoid National Security and economic threats. […]


Significant Differences Between the Other GOP Candidates and Obama?

Source: http://www.ronpaul2012.com By Jack Hunter Rick Santorum got into trouble this week for appearing to suggest that Obama would be a better president than Mitt Romney. Now this is funny. I would be far more interested in hearing from Santorum how he would be a departure from Obama in terms of spending and massive government […]


The End Of The Affair

Source: http://www.tnr.com By Timothy Noah Jon Corzine’s testimony before the House agriculture committee may mark the definitive end to the Democratic party’s love affair with Wall Street. Once upon a time, Wall Street bankers were Republicans. Not terribly ideological, they preferred whenever possible a minimum of taxation, regulation, and government in general, but they didn’t […]