Corruption


Vigilante of Democracy ~ Martin Armstrong   Recently updated !

By ChrisInMaryville February 1, 2016 Below is a short Tedx talk that I wanted to share that was independently organized by TEDxBattenkill featuring Martin Armstrong that was posted on January 29, 2016. When posting a video, on occasion, I may recommend turning the volume down, but in this case I would turn the volume up […]

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How Corrupt Is the American Government?

By Against Crony Capitalism January 7, 2016   How Corrupt Is the American Government?     Pretty darn corrupt. It’s at all levels and it takes many different forms. The thing one must keep in mind is that governments by their nature are corrupt. To a limited degree they are necessary but when one group […]


Government Prosecutors Are Being Exposed as Corrupt

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics October 4, 2015   Government Prosecutors Are Being Exposed as Corrupt     The one thing that MUST change is the person who holds the power to prosecute. There will never be any justice as long as government retains that power. Why? They never prosecute their own and this allows politicians to write laws that […]

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Politico calls out China as the world’s Ultimate Crony Capitalist State

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism September 22, 2015   Politico calls out China as the world’s Ultimate Crony Capitalist State     OK, Politico did not use the exact term, but Charles Davidson and Jeffrey Gedmin make a pretty bold statement in today’s edition. China is a kleptocracy and this encourages instability in the […]


Gallup Poll: 75% in U.S. See Widespread Government Corruption

By Against Crony Capitalism September 21, 2015   Gallup Poll: 75% in U.S. See Widespread Government Corruption     And the other 25% of the people polled were apparently legally blind. One does get the sense that we as a country are teetering a little too much toward modified banana republic status. I wouldn’t say […]

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In a Cop Culture, the Bill of Rights Doesn’t Amount to Much

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute May 5, 2015   In a Cop Culture, the Bill of Rights Doesn’t Amount to Much     Police officers are more likely to be struck by lightning than be held financially accountable for their actions.—Law professor Joanna C. Schwartz (paraphrased) “In a democratic society,” observed Oakland police chief […]

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Clinton Foundation reaps windfall from double standard

By Against Crony Capitalism April 29, 2015   Clinton Foundation reaps windfall from double standard     Imagine if you or I had a mining deal stuck in red tape deep in the heart of Somewheristan and we just happened to give a million dollars to a charity which was closely associated with the Minister […]


Future Indictments Related to Export-Import Bank Likely, Agency Watchdog Says

By Melissa Quinn The Daily Signal April 16, 2015   Future Indictments Related to Export-Import Bank Likely, Agency Watchdog Says   As lawmakers debate whether to extend the life of the highly contested Export-Import Bank, the agency’s chief watchdog said today it’s likely more indictments could be issued as a result of more than 31 investigations […]

Fred P. Hochberg Chairman and President, Export-Import Bank of the United States

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Unsmiling Gen. Buhari Takes Charge in Nigeria

By Eric Margolis LewRockwell.com April 4, 2015   Unsmiling Gen. Buhari Takes Charge in Nigeria   Africa’s most populous nation has just achieved something very important. This week Nigeria’s voters handed a landslide victory to former president, Muhammadu Buhari. Equally impressive, the incumbent president, Goodluck Jonathan, became the first Nigerian leader in 55 years to […]


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Lawrence Lessig: The unstoppable walk to political reform

  Lawrence Lessig: The unstoppable walk to political reform     Published by TED Seven years ago, Internet activist Aaron Swartz convinced Lawrence Lessig to take up the fight for political reform. A year after Swartz’s tragic death, Lessig continues his campaign to free US politics from the stranglehold of corruption. In this fiery, deeply […]


A First Look at a New Report on Crony Capitalism – Trillions in Corporate Welfare

  Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger A First Look at a New Report on Crony Capitalism – Trillions in Corporate Welfare   One of the primary topics on this website since it was launched has been the extremely destructive and explosive rise of crony capitalism throughout the USA. It is crony capitalism, as opposed to […]

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55 Things About America You May Not Know

  Source: http://endoftheamericandream.com By Michael Snyder 55 Things About America You May Not Know   Is America the greatest nation on the planet?  Before you answer that question, you might want to check out the statistics that I have shared in this article first.  The reality is that the United States is in a deep […]

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