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U.S. presidential hopeful Ben Carson threatens to quit Republican Party

By CBC News CBC News December 11, 2015 12:07 PM ET   U.S. presidential hopeful Ben Carson threatens to quit Republican Party     Presidential hopeful Ben Carson threatened Friday to leave the Republican Party. The retired neurosurgeon lashed out Friday morning at reports of a recent closed-door meeting of Republican establishment leaders focused on […]


The American Hunger Games:The Six Top GOP Candidates, Economic Policies And Panem 2016

By Nomi Prins NomiPrins.com December 5, 2015   The American Hunger Games:The Six Top GOP Candidates, Economic Policies And Panem 2016   This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch. Fact: too many Republican candidates are clogging the political scene. Perhaps what’s needed is an American Hunger Games to cut the field to size. Each candidate could […]

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Is Mitch McConnell the next one to go? Being pressured to resign

By Against Crony Capitalism September 28, 2015   Is Mitch McConnell the next one to go? Being pressured to resign     Likely not. I don’t think many people see McConnell going anywhere anytime soon. But most thought the same of Boehner. So who knows? One thing is clear however. Some powerful people within the […]

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Are we witnessing another collapse of the party system?

By Against Crony Capitalism August 17, 2015   Are we witnessing another collapse of the party system?     It is entertaining. All the “Ready for Hillary” bumper stickers seem to have vanished over the last month or so. Donald Trump is making mincemeat of the GOP party apparatus. All sorts of assumptions about the […]


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GOP senator calls for more corn cronyism mandated by the EPA

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism July 27, 2015   GOP senator calls for more corn cronyism mandated by the EPA     It’s the same party with 2 wings. The Washington Crony Party. If one can fleece the taxpayer it’s will be done, Republican, Democrat, whatever, so long as money is funneled to the […]


Ex-Im Bank expiration ‘inevitable’ amid 2016 GOP fight

By Against Crony Capitalism June 8, 2015   Ex-Im Bank expiration ‘inevitable’ amid 2016 GOP fight     Let’s hope so. But the “bank” isn’t dead until its dead. So let’s make sure it’s dead. The lobbyists will try to revive the thing once it’s in the grave too by getting allies to attach the […]

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CIA chief John Brennan, GOP politician Jeb Bush–to CBS, this represents “all segments of American life.”

At CBS, CIA + GOP = ‘All Segments of American Life’

By Jim Naureckas Fair.org June 3, 2015   At CBS, CIA + GOP = ‘All Segments of American Life’     Bob Schieffer kicked off his final show as host of CBS‘s Face the Nation (5/31/15) with a clip of what he said on his first show 24 years ago: Our aim is going to […]


Rep. John Duncan: GOP as War Party is a ‘Recipe for Defeat’

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute May 19, 2015   Rep. John Duncan: GOP as War Party is a ‘Recipe for Defeat’   In an in-depth interview at C-SPAN’s Washington, DC studio on May 13, Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN) appealed for the Republican Party to change its ways so it can be viewed […]

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House GOP Plans Secret Vote to Determine Export-Import Bank’s Future

By Melissa Quinn The Daily Signal April 17, 2015   House GOP Plans Secret Vote to Determine Export-Import Bank’s Future     With Republicans divided over the Export-Import Bank, the agency’s future could come down to a secret vote cast during a closed-door meeting. The House Republican conference is expected to gather within the next […]

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Enough Is Enough: Abolish the IRS 1

By Against Crony Capitalism April 12, 2015   Enough Is Enough: Abolish the IRS     The income tax is absolutely crazy if one takes a moment to think about it. We’ve become so conditioned to accept it that we don’t even realize how ridiculous it is. The government taxes one for being productive, for […]