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(To be clear, there’s no way I’d ever call Hillary Clinton a liar) Hillary Doubles Down on Being Broke: ‘We Couldn’t Even Get a Mortgage on a House by Ourselves’

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino (To be clear, there’s no way I’d ever call Hillary Clinton a liar) Hillary Doubles Down on Being Broke: ‘We Couldn’t Even Get a Mortgage on a House by Ourselves’   OK, I think there are any number of reasons why Ms. Clinton should not be considered for the presidency. […]

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Chris Endorses Tona Monroe and Troy Ball in Blount County Commission District 7

  The taxpayers of Blount County living in District 7 would be well represented by voting for Troy Ball for seat A and Tona Monroe in seat B. The citizens of District 7 have been uniquely fortunate to have true representation by Blount County Commissioner Jim Folts who will not be running for re-election.  Jim […]


Chris Endorses Linda King and Karen Miller in Blount County Commission District 4

  The taxpayers of Blount County living in District 4 would be (finally) well represented by voting for Linda King for seat A and Karen Miller for seat B.  Both candidates are highly knowledgeable regarding Blount County Commission business while committed to cutting wasteful spending and continued borrowing, protecting your property rights and eliminating the […]

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Blount County Chainsaw Massacre

  Blount County Chainsaw Massacre   Yes, I know this is what you are thinking, and you are almost correct.   No body parts found along HWY 321 or HWY 411, but an attack on free speech, personal property and free election campaigning by person(s) unknown, at least for now. It appears that campaign signs […]


Hot Mic Catches Lindsey Graham Offering Help to Democrats to Send Tax Payer Money to Ukraine

  Source: http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com By Robert Wenzel Hot Mic Catches Lindsey Graham Offering Help to Democrats to Send Tax Payer Money to Ukraine   Secretary of State John Kerry was on Capitol Hill Thursday urging lawmakers to approve an economic aid package to Ukraine. After the hearing, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) told Kerry, “Hey John, good […]

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“Too Big To Fail” designation of banks makes economic disaster more likely

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino “Too Big To Fail” designation of banks makes economic disaster more likely     The big banks, which in 2008 nearly went belly-up because they were overleveraged and needed a taxpayer funded bailout in order to survive a reversal in the economic tide, are even bigger today. They pose […]


Millions in tax payer dollars spent on tank no one (including the Army) wants

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor Millions in tax payer dollars spent on tank no one (including the Army) wants     But it’s built in John Boehner’s district and the defense contractors are generous in their contributions to other members of Congress, so the outdated tank lives – on your dime. Read More Image credit: […]

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Tax Consumers, Taxpayers, and the Cox Box

  Source: https://mises.org By Jim Cox Tax Consumers, Taxpayers, and the Cox Box   Years ago I joked that every economist’s highest goal was to have a graph or concept named for him or her. Among the existing ones are the Keynesian Cross Graph, the Edgeworth Box, the Phillip’s Curve, the Laffer Curve, Rothbard’s Law, […]


Court rejects Obama administration’s secrecy for food stamp numbers

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Court rejects Obama administration’s secrecy for food stamp numbers   The public has had no idea how much money retailers have been making off of food stamps. But a judge has ruled that this information must now be made available. How much business stores do via the food stamp […]

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Prison Inc.

  Source: http://www.zerohedge.com By Tyler Durden Prison Inc.   There are 2.3 million people living behind bars in the United States and the prison system cost the federal government $55 billion every year. Between 1990 and 2010, the number of privately operated prisons in the US increased 1600%… it seems crime does pay, but for […]