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Clinton’s Pay-to-Play Is the Natural Consequence of Big Government

By Peter G. Klein Mises Institute August 26, 2016   Clinton’s Pay-to-Play Is the Natural Consequence of Big Government   Hillary Clinton has been taking heat for her relationship with the Clinton Foundation. Did individuals and firms making large donations to the Foundation, or paying large speaking or consulting fees to Bill Clinton, get preferred access to […]

Clinton's Pay-to-Play Is the Natural Consequence of Big Government

Associated Press: Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State

By Against Crony Capitalism August 24, 2016   Associated Press: Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State     (From The AP)   More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either personally or through companies or groups […]

Associated Press: Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State

Venezuela’s Latest Response to Food Shortages: Ban Lines Outside Bakeries

Venezuela’s Latest Response to Food Shortages: Ban Lines Outside Bakeries

By Against Crony Capitalism August 24, 2016   Venezuela’s Latest Response to Food Shortages: Ban Lines Outside Bakeries     If there is one thing that is ubiquitous in socialist countries it is lines. Lines for food. Lines for health care. Lines for transportation. Lots of lines. But the Maduro government in Venezuela, embarrassed by […]


U.S. Army fudged its accounts by trillions of dollars, auditor finds

By Against Crony Capitalism August 22, 2016   U.S. Army fudged its accounts by trillions of dollars, auditor finds     That’s with a T. A T. The entire economy of the USA is estimated to be around 18 trillion annually. (From Reuters)   The United States Army’s finances are so jumbled it had to […]

U.S. Army fudged its accounts by trillions of dollars, auditor finds

Brexit Fears Weren’t Overblown — They Were Flat-Out Wrong

Brexit Fears Weren’t Overblown — They Were Flat-Out Wrong  

By Against Crony Capitalism August 19, 2016   Brexit Fears Weren’t Overblown — They Were Flat-Out Wrong     Brexit was a massive win for those of us who oppose crony capitalism. It was a line in the sand, in the Channel, and Britain in the end decided to remain Britain and to tell the […]


National bankruptcy, then, is among the existential threats to the republic, the prospect that we will find ourselves in the not-too-distant future in the same boat with Greece, Puerto Rico, and Illinois.

The Real Existential Threats of 2016

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com August 18, 2016   The Real Existential Threats of 2016     On Sept. 30, the end of the fiscal year 2016, the national debt is projected to reach $19.3 trillion. With spending on the four biggest budget items – Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, defense – rising, and GDP growing […]


The Bitter Lesson From Seattle’s Minimum Wage Hike

By Against Crony Capitalism August 11, 2016   The Bitter Lesson From Seattle’s Minimum Wage Hike     The push for a higher minimum wage is a subject that we’ve followed closely at ACC. It is such an obvious example of ridiculous pandering to political constituencies. But that’s run of the mill stuff. What makes […]

The Bitter Lesson From Seattle’s Minimum Wage Hike

Newly Released Emails Highlight Clinton Foundation’s Ties to State Department

Newly Released Emails Highlight Clinton Foundation’s Ties to State Department

By Against Crony Capitalism August 10, 2016   Newly Released Emails Highlight Clinton Foundation’s Ties to State Department     (From The Wall Street Journal)   The new emails, released by the group Judicial Watch, offer fresh examples of how top Clinton Foundation officials sought access to the State Department during Mrs. Clinton’s tenure. The […]


Social Security’s looming $32 trillion shortfall (That’s right 32 TRILLION)

By Against Crony Capitalism August 8, 2016   Social Security’s looming $32 trillion shortfall (That’s right 32 TRILLION)     But hey, who cares? I mean I’ll be dead by the time Social Security implodes. I paid into it. I want my money. That most people take out far more in Social Security than they […]

Social Security - A looming $32 trillion shortfall (That’s right 32 TRILLION)

An Update on the Obamacare Disaster

An Update on the Obamacare Disaster

By Michael Krieger Liberty Blitzkrieg August 8, 2016   An Update on the Obamacare Disaster     An architect of the federal healthcare law said last year that a “lack of transparency” and the “stupidity of the American voter” helped Congress approve ObamaCare. He suggested that many lawmakers and voters didn’t know what was in […]


Clinton Campaigners Use Pokemon Go to Literally “Lure” Voters

By Tony Cartalucci New Eastern Outlook August 7, 2016     Some could have been excused for dismissing initial qualms surrounding the GPS-based augmented reality game, Pokemon Go. The game has swept the world, but its development is surrounded by disturbing connections between its developer Niantic, its former parent company Google, and the US State […]

Clinton Campaigners Use Pokemon Go to Literally “Lure” Voters