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Hollywood and the State: A Longtime Partnership

Source: https://mises.org By Salmaan A. Khan Hollywood and the State: A Longtime Partnership   It shouldn’t come as a surprise if you’ve felt the slight sting of “patriotic duty” invoked during this current wave of big-budget sci-fi action thrillers. Whether it’s a fleet of Naval destroyers battling an alien-robot invasion (of Transformers), or an F-16 […]

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Spending and Morality

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Walter E. Williams July 8, 2014 Spending and Morality   During last year’s budget negotiation meetings, President Barack Obama told House Speaker John Boehner, “We don’t have a spending problem.” When Boehner responded with “But, Mr. President, we have a very serious spending problem,” Obama replied, “I’m getting tired of hearing you […]


“On average, each Fortune 100 company received about $200 million in (taxpayer funded subsidies.)”

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor “On average, each Fortune 100 company received about $200 million in (taxpayer funded subsidies.)”     Think about that. On average each of the largest 100 companies in the world receives $200 million from the US taxpayer, each year. Some more than others of course. This is not capitalism. This […]

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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 […]


Should the NFL be allowed to continue its tax exempt status?

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor Should the NFL be allowed to continue its tax exempt status?     Senator Coburn is looking into whether the NFL should remain tax exempt. As we have said before sports is particularly rife with crony capitalism because people take leave of their senses when it comes to “their team.” […]

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Boeing’s crony capitalism in America’s heartland

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Boeing’s crony capitalism in America’s heartland     Everywhere Boeing goes subsidies follow. Without fail. In defense, in commercial aircraft, it doesn’t matter. It almost appears that subsidies are built fundamentally into Boeing’s business plan.   Actually, subsidies are built fundamentally into Boeing’s business plan. The airline manufacturer even […]


John Stossel – Detroit Gutted By Government

John Stossel – Detroit Gutted By Government     Published by XRepublicTV ### John Stossel discusses the demise that is Detroit with guests Darcy Olsen and Shikha Dalmia, regarding causes behind the Detroit collapse and other cities following a different model running in the black unlike the bankrupt situation facing Detroit. Thinking Sandy Springs, Georgia […]

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U.S. Govt. Funnels Billions of $$$ into Junk Food, Equivalent to Cost of About 52 Billion Twinkies

Source: http://libertycalling.net Posted by Judy Morris U.S. Govt. Funnels Billions of $$$ into Junk Food, Equivalent to Cost of About 52 Billion Twinkies Children today are three times more likely to be obese than three decades ago, while more than one-third of U.S. adults are obese. These obesity rates are directly tied to the number […]