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Uncle Sam’s Favorite Corporations—the companies that have gained the most from federal grants, special tax preferences, loans, and loan guarantees.

By Against Crony Capitalism April 1, 2015   Uncle Sam’s Favorite Corporations—the companies that have gained the most from federal grants, special tax preferences, loans, and loan guarantees.     This is an excellent report from Good Jobs First, a “good government” advocacy group, which also maintains the very useful SUBSIDY TRACKER tool. The report […]

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Another Oligarch Preaches to the Peasants – Charlie Munger Says “Prepare for Harder World”

By Against Crony Capitalism March 29, 2015   Another Oligarch Preaches to the Peasants – Charlie Munger Says “Prepare for Harder World”     I’m not a fan of Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett’s right hand man. I haven’t been a fan for a long time but this statement back in 2012 really annoyed me. Such […]

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Water Wars Loom Over California As Farmers Lose Thousands of Jobs: “Wrestling Match Over Who Gets the Water”

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com March 26, 2015   Water Wars Loom Over California As Farmers Lose Thousands of Jobs: “Wrestling Match Over Who Gets the Water”     The announcement that California is rapidly running out of water has put new pressure on our most precious resource that could, in turn, force increased prices and shut […]