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Fox News pulls Judge Napolitano over his Trump wiretap claims

By Against Crony Capitalism March 21, 2017   Fox News pulls Judge Napolitano over his Trump wiretap claims     (From The LA Times)   Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano is being kept off the air indefinitely amid the controversy over his unverified claims that British intelligence wiretapped Trump Tower at the behest […]

Fox News pulls Judge Napolitano over his Trump wiretap claims

Employees who decline genetic testing could face penalties under proposed bill

Employees who decline genetic testing could face penalties under proposed bill

By Against Crony Capitalism March 15, 2017   Employees who decline genetic testing could face penalties under proposed bill     Better hope your genes are all in order. “I’m sorry Bill but we can’t promote you as your DNA test shows that you have a genetic tendency toward cancer. We as a firm just […]


Ryancare’s Fatal Logical Flaw

By Hunter Lewis Against Crony Capitalism March 14, 2017   Ryancare’s Fatal Logical Flaw       It is impossible to repeal and preserve Obamacare at the same time.   The Congressional Budget office today reported that 24mm people would lose health insurance coverage under the Ryancare bill. Mainstream Republicans were not pleased to hear that. But let’s […]

Ryancare’s Fatal Logical Flaw

UK One Step Closer To Brexit After Members Of Parliament Approve Bill

UK One Step Closer To Brexit After Members Of Parliament Approve Bill

By Against Crony Capitalism March 13, 2017   UK One Step Closer To Brexit After Members Of Parliament Approve Bill     Britain may soon be Britain again. Brexit continues to go forward despite the efforts of members of the House of Lords and from people like former prime minister Tony Blair. Article 50 of […]


Sessions hints that feds won’t be cracking down on pot use

By Against Crony Capitalism March 5, 2017   Sessions hints that feds won’t be cracking down on pot use     Excellent. This is good news. We hope and expect that Attorney General Sessions will continue with this tack. It is the sane one from a policy perspective and it is the (more) constitutional one […]

Sessions hints that feds won’t be cracking down on pot use

How Tennessee Criminalized Compassion for Animals

How Tennessee Criminalized Compassion for Animals

By David Rosenthal The Daily Signal March 1, 2017   How Tennessee Criminalized Compassion for Animals     Giving physical therapy to animals usually isn’t too controversial, but apparently in Tennessee, it is. A Tennessee licensing board has threatened to criminally prosecute two women for nothing more than helping horses through massage therapy. Their case […]


Hate Trump? You Should Have Voted for Ron Paul

By Against Crony Capitalism February 27, 2017   Hate Trump? You Should Have Voted for Ron Paul     The world needs much more analysis like this. This is excellent. Clear, levelheaded, thoughtful political analysis. And it comes to us from a professor at Cal State Fullerton and in Counter Punch of all places. I’m […]

Hate Trump? You Should Have Voted for Ron Paul

Californians foot $25k per month bill for 40 hours of Eric Holder’s anti-Trump time

By Against Crony Capitalism February 10, 2017   Californians foot $25k per month bill for 40 hours of Eric Holder’s anti-Trump time     This is how the crony game works folks. (From BizpacReview)   California taxpayers may be in for a bit of sticker shock.   The state has reportedly contracted with former U.S. Attorney General Eric […]

Californians foot $25k per month bill for 40 hours of Eric Holder’s anti-Trump time

Teacher Unions Lose (And Kids Likely Win): DeVos Confirmed

Teacher Unions Lose (And Kids Likely Win): DeVos Confirmed

By Against Crony Capitalism February 7, 2017   Teacher Unions Lose (And Kids Likely Win): DeVos Confirmed     (From The USA Today)   The Senate confirmed Betsy DeVos as the nation’s 11th Education secretary Tuesday in a historic vote, ending a tumultuous battle over her nomination.   DeVos, 59, has long been a polarizing figure […]


Trump freezes federal hiring

Trump freezes federal hiring

By Against Crony Capitalism January 23, 2017   Trump freezes federal hiring     Freeze. Then cut. With extreme prejudice. The federal workforce is deeply crony. No one has been able to get the bureaucracy under control in the past 80 years. We’ll see how Trump does.     (From The Washington Post)   President […]


Chicago, New York in Worst Financial Shape Among Large US Cities

By Against Crony Capitalism January 11, 2017   Chicago, New York in Worst Financial Shape Among Large US Cities     (From The Financial Times)   Chicago and New York rank at the bottom of a new analysis of fiscal strength based primarily on data from 2015 financial reports issued by the cities themselves. The […]

Chicago, New York in Worst Financial Shape Among Large US Cities