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Who Owns You?

  Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Walter E. Williams June 10, 2014 Who Owns You?   Darcy Olsen, president of the Arizona-based Goldwater Institute, and Richard Garr, president of Neuralstem, a biotech company, wrote “Right to Try experimental drugs” in USA Today (5/28/2014). They pointed out that “this year, more than 5,000 Americans will lose their battle […]

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Food Industry Giants to Wage Legal Battle to Defeat Vermont’s Landmark GMO Labeling Law

  Source: https://www.commondreams.org By Andrea Germanos Food Industry Giants to Wage Legal Battle to Defeat Vermont’s Landmark GMO Labeling Law The GMA wasted no time in announcing its lawsuit to defeat the pro-labeling legislation As pro-labeling advocates were cheering Vermont’s passage of a GMO labeling bill on Thursday, a powerful food industry lobbing group announced […]


TN Rep. Blackburn Fighting to Block FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules

  On Friday the office of Tennessee Rep. Marsha Blackburn issued the following press release regarding her renewed fight against FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules and introduction of H.R. 4070, the Internet Freedom Act.   Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Marsha Blackburn today renewed her fight to block the FCC’s efforts to implement new net […]

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New Farm Bill Forbids Disclosure of Which Companies Receive Federal Crop Insurance

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino New Farm Bill Forbids Disclosure of Which Companies Receive Federal Crop Insurance   We want taxpayer money but we DON”T want the taxpayers to know who got their money. Better to leave that secret Mr/ and Ms. Congressperson (who we gave money to.) We wouldn’t want consumers to get […]


Left Icon Henry Waxman Leaves Tarnished Legacy of Crony Capitalism

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Hunter Lewis Left Icon Henry Waxman Leaves Tarnished Legacy of Crony Capitalism     Henry Waxman, who just announced his retirement after 40 years in Congress, may be the most powerful under-the-radar screen person in Washington. President Obama calls his fellow Democrat “ one of the most accomplished legislators of his […]

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SF District Attorney & Lobbyists Push Bill for Cellphone ‘Kill Switch’

  Source: http://www.occupycorporatism.com By Susanne Posel Occupy Corporatism   SF District Attorney & Lobbyists Push Bill for Cellphone ‘Kill Switch’     California state senator Mark Leno and District Attorney George Gascón are collaborating with other officials to push legislation (SB 962) that would mandate a “kill switch” be implemented on mobile devices that have […]


Tennessee Introduces Anti-NSA Legislation

  Source: http://www.dcclothesline.com By Tim Brown Tennessee Introduces Anti-NSA Legislation     The Volunteer State is on a roll. Siding with eight other states, Tennessee has introduced a bill to attempt to keep the National Security Agency out of its state. The legislation targets NSA warrantless data gathering in violation of the Fourth Amendment. State […]

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Tea Party making the job market tougher for retiring politicians trying to become lobbyists

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Tea Party making the job market tougher for retiring politicians trying to become lobbyists     The small government people keep harshing the lobbyist’s buzz, man. The attached article doesn’t say so explicitly but the lobbying “profession” in DC is under a bit of pressure because of the rabid […]


Giant Unions Turn on the Prez: Obamacare Will Shatter Backbone of Middle Class 1

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Giant Unions Turn on the Prez: Obamacare Will Shatter Backbone of Middle Class     James Hoffa of the Teamsters, Joseph Hansen of United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, and Donald Taylor, the president of Unite-Here, penned a letter to the president explaining to him that Obamacare is set to destroy […]

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President Rand Paul: Watch out, he’s becoming a better politician every day

Source: http://libertycalling.net Posted by  Judy Morris President Rand Paul: Watch out, he’s becoming a better politician every day     ….in the months since Rand Paul’s blockbuster filibuster, the news cycle has handed him gift after gift after gift. Not long after the IRS revelations came the Department of Justice’s aggressive pursuit of national security […]