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More Than 50 Groups Joins Forces in Calling for Export-Import Bank’s End

By Melissa Quinn The Daily Signal April 21, 2015   More Than 50 Groups Joins Forces in Calling for Export-Import Bank’s End     With less than 70 days before the Export-Import Bank’s charter expires, a coalition of groups has formed in opposition to the agency’s reauthorization. More than 50 organizations joined forces to urge […]

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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 […]


“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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Audit: School employee used nearly $500,000 on iTunes, jewelry

  Source: http://tennessee.watchdog.org By Chris Butler Audit: School employee used nearly $500,000 on iTunes, jewelry   A former Alcoa City School District employee who oversaw federal funds took nearly $500,000 in taxpayer money to use for herself, according to an audit Tennessee Comptroller Justin Wilson released Tuesday. The former employee spent the money on her […]

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Will GOP lawmakers do anything about the “Too Big To Fail” bank subsidy? Probably not.

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Will GOP lawmakers do anything about the “Too Big To Fail” bank subsidy? Probably not.     Dave Camp in the House and David Vitter in the Senate are looking to address the implicit subsidy granted to banks designated as too big to fail. These banks are able to […]

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Okay Mr. President, you want to talk about “inequality”? Let’s talk about it.

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Okay Mr. President, you want to talk about “inequality”? Let’s talk about it.     I woke up this morning to Steve Liesman on CNBC explaining the theme of tonight’s State of the Union Address. You see, since 1980 middle class wages have only gone up only 50% in […]