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Don’t Bail Out Failing States Like Illinois

By Against Crony Capitalism June 21, 2017   Don’t Bail Out Failing States Like Illinois     Sounds like a case of the “Detroits.” Actually many cases of the Detroits. The government is too big in these states. There are too many state employees. These employees want unrealistic pensions. (What’s a pension?) They lived like […]

Don’t Bail Out Failing States Like Illinois

The Dow has rallied 3000 POINTS since Donald Trump was elected, Media silent

The Dow has rallied 3000 POINTS since Donald Trump was elected, Media silent

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism June 20, 2017   The Dow has rallied 3000 POINTS since Donald Trump was elected, Media silent     People seem confused by this rally. Really a rally on top of a Fed induced (to a very large extent) bull market extending back many years. How can this be, […]


The real answer to the democracy-killing ‘administrative state’

By Against Crony Capitalism June 19, 2017   The real answer to the democracy-killing ‘administrative state’     Most Americans have no real idea of the massive power vested (taken?) in the federal bureaucracy. Sure most people get that agencies enforce laws. But most don’t know that agencies do much more than that, and often […]

The real answer to the democracy-killing ‘administrative state’

Could Illinois be the first state to file for bankruptcy?

Could Illinois be the first state to file for bankruptcy?

By Against Crony Capitalism June 16, 2017   Could Illinois be the first state to file for bankruptcy? (Get ready for a state government employee bailout America)     Here’s an idea. Cut government. Cut the apparatus that has built up around the Cook County political machine. (From CBS)   Illinois residents may feel some […]


Property taxes: Where is all that money going?

By Against Crony Capitalism June 15, 2017   Property taxes: Where is all that money going?     (From The Chicago Tribune)   Like most families, we live on a budget — unlike the governments to which we pay our property taxes.   Every month, more than 60 percent of our total housing payment — […]

Property taxes: Where is all that money going?

Gregg Jarrett: Why Robert Mueller should resign as special counsel

By Against Crony Capitalism June 13, 2017   Gregg Jarrett: Why Robert Mueller should resign as special counsel     This is from before the Comey testimony. (From Fox News)   Robert Mueller has a serious conflict of interest that should disqualify him from serving as special counsel.   He has had a long and […]

Gregg Jarrett: Why Robert Mueller should resign as special counsel

Dallas Officials Infuriated They Can’t Impose Eminent Domain

Dallas Officials Infuriated They Can’t Impose Eminent Domain (VIDEO)

By Against Crony Capitalism May 30, 2017   Dallas Officials Infuriated They Can’t Impose Eminent Domain     This woman is a good example of why free people should generally never trust government officials. She laments that a property owner is “rich” enough to fight the city of Dallas and as such can protect his […]


Al Gore still wants a carbon tax

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism May 9, 2017   Al Gore still wants a carbon tax (Has he learned nothing over the last decade and a half, aside from the value of stock options?)     I won’t go into details but I know a fair amount about a carbon tax. I even once […]

Al Gore still wants a carbon tax (Has he learned nothing over the last decade and a half, aside from the value of stock options?)