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Trump Slams ‘Very Unfair’ Drug Sentences

Trump Slams ‘Very Unfair’ Drug Sentences

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism October 18, 2018   Trump Slams ‘Very Unfair’ Drug Sentences     More often than not they are unfair. The drug war has destroyed far more lives than drugs. (And drugs have destroyed plenty.) The “war” has enriched government agencies and drug cartels alike. It has ravaged our liberties. It […]


Cotton growers vs. urban farmers: Bitter partisan fight threatens farm bill

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism October 9, 2018   Cotton growers vs. urban farmers: Bitter partisan fight threatens farm bill “[Conaway] and Stabenow are fighting over this stuff, and Pat and I just sit and look at each other and roll our eyes,”     Agriculture bills are massive vehicles for crony capitalism. Corn, sugar, […]

Cotton growers vs. urban farmers: Bitter partisan fight threatens farm bill

Trump Wants Chinese Parts Out of American Weapons

Trump Wants Chinese Parts Out of American Weapons

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism October 8, 2018   Trump Wants Chinese Parts Out of American Weapons     This does seem logical. Even in a completely free trade situation having vital components of US weapons systems developed and manufactured by a country with the ambitions China has would be unwise. Yet, we have allowed […]


Senator Grassley seeking farm bailout payments for HIMSELF

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism October 2, 2018   Senator Grassley seeking farm bailout payments for HIMSELF     Grassley’s a millionaire but he owns a farm and so, hey, why not apply for those bailout funds? This is exactly why we make the point that government and business should be as separate as possible. […]

Senator Grassley seeking farm bailout payments for HIMSELF

Disney, Crony Capitalism, and the future direction of the GOP

Disney, Crony Capitalism, and the future direction of the GOP

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism September 26, 2018   Disney, Crony Capitalism, and the future direction of the GOP     If the GOP wants to be the party of special deals for business, there’s already a party that plays that game better than it does. The Republicans would instead be wise to get some […]


China reveals its new party line: We’re trying to save the world from the US

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism September 25, 2018   China reveals its new party line: We’re trying to save the world from the US     There is plenty of crony capitalism on both sides of the Pacific but China is the world’s Ultimate Crony Capitalist State. It is a country that has been built […]

China reveals its new party line: We’re trying to save the world from the US

ACLU Defends NRA against Andrew Cuomo’s Bankruptcy Campaign

ACLU Defends NRA against Andrew Cuomo’s Bankruptcy Campaign

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism August 27, 2018   ACLU Defends NRA against Andrew Cuomo’s Bankruptcy Campaign     Some people don’t like it but gun rights are a key part of what makes America America. They are the last check on a tyrannical government, and that is exactly what the Founders intended. Mr. Cuomo […]