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How bureaucrats are keeping people in the dark about the Export-Import Bank

By Against Crony Capitalism May 5, 2015   How bureaucrats are keeping people in the dark about the Export-Import Bank     All the Ex-Im Bank transaction data was online. Then as political pressure built to end the New Deal era program the data suddenly disappeared. Then it was back minus important pieces of the […]

In the dark about the Export-Import Bank

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Australian Satellite Company Backed by Export-Import Bank Loans Files for Bankruptcy

By Melissa Quinn The Daily Signal April 18, 2015   Australian Satellite Company Backed by Export-Import Bank Loans Files for Bankruptcy     An Australian satellite company backed by hundreds of millions of dollars in taxpayer-funded loans from the Export-Import Bank has filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy, putting the company’s future in doubt. According to filings […]


The Crony Capitalism Litmus Test

By Against Crony Capitalism   The Crony Capitalism Litmus Test     Another excellent article from Tim Carney. If you really want to understand the politics of the Export-Import Bank you need to read it. Not renewing Ex-Im is a good start. But just a start. (And we’re not even there yet.) The bank is […]

I am here to take your money.

Harry Reid pushed feds to change ruling for casino’s big-money foreigners

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor Harry Reid pushed feds to change ruling for casino’s big-money foreigners     The odds are always in one’s favor if Harry Reid is the one stacking the cards. At issue here is the EB-5 program which grants visas to foreigners if they provide $500,000 or more in financing for […]


Ron Paul takes game to next level

Source: http://www.allvoices.com By Punditty Ron Paul takes game to next level, emerges as serious contender for GOP nomination   “Well I won’t back down, no I won’t back down, you could stand me up at the Gates of Hell but I won’t back down…”– Tom Petty After finishing a solid second in Tuesday’s New Hampshire […]