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House conservative seeks John Boehner’s ouster, “GOP leaders were taken completely by surprise.”

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism July 29, 2015   House conservative seeks John Boehner’s ouster, “GOP leaders were taken completely by surprise.”     It seems natural that a conservative would want to remove a non-conservative like Boehner as Speaker of the House. (From Politico)   Reps. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) and Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), […]

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Welfare state fails again: More children living in poverty now than during recession

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism July 22, 2015   Welfare state fails again: More children living in poverty now than during recession     This is what happens when government layers regulations on top of regulations. When it makes it very difficult to start businesses. When it encourages government dependence for electoral reasons. (It […]

A picture from an Indian reservation in South Dakota. American Indians have gotten the rawest deal in America as a group, and the US government has managed their affairs to a large degree since conquering them. So what does that tell you?

Varoufakis admitted that during negotiations his government did make some mistakes, but mostly in assuming that they were holding "a rational bargaining session." (Screenshot: CNN)

Varoufakis: Troika Forced Syriza Into Choice Between ‘Suicide or Execution’

By Lauren McCauley Common Dreams July 22, 2015   Varoufakis: Troika Forced Syriza Into Choice Between ‘Suicide or Execution’ Former finance minister blasts EU, saying: “No one government should ever be treated that way in the context of a club of democratic nations.”     In his first international television interview since stepping down from […]