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Leaked email shows Democrats knew that raising the minimum wage would cost jobs

By Against Crony Capitalism October 13, 2016   Leaked email shows Democrats knew that raising the minimum wage would cost jobs     The minimum wage debate is one we’ve covered closely here at ACC. One of the primary reasons is we know that a significant increase in the minimum wage above the market rate […]

Leaked email shows Democrats knew that raising the minimum wage would cost jobs

Dead People And Illegal Immigrants Are Being Registered To Vote All Over America

Dead People And Illegal Immigrants Are Being Registered To Vote All Over America

CIM note: Link to an update regarding the Indiana voting fraud investigation below this article. By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog October 6, 2016   Dead People And Illegal Immigrants Are Being Registered To Vote All Over America     Without free and fair elections, what hope is there for the future of America?  The […]


The U.S. foreign-aid budget, visualized

By Against Crony Capitalism September 27, 2016   The U.S. foreign-aid budget, visualized   This money (US taxpayer money) often just goes to the crony classes within these countries. Those positioned to take advantage of the USA’s largess do well. The “people” often do less well. Especially when considering that much of this money goes […]

The U.S. foreign-aid budget, visualized

Who cares who hacked the DNC?

By Against Crony Capitalism August 3, 2016   Who cares who hacked the DNC? , The real story is that the DNC appears corrupt and actively worked against Bernie Sanders     Somewhere along the way the “official” media sources got the official line. –  Focus on an assertion by John Podesta Hillary Clinton’s campaign […]

Who cares who hacked the DNC? , The real story is that the DNC appears corrupt and actively worked against Bernie Sanders

Lobbyists Celebrate Democratic Party’s New (renewed) Embrace at Convention

Lobbyists Celebrate Democratic Party’s New (renewed) Embrace at Convention

By Against Crony Capitalism July 28, 2016   Lobbyists Celebrate Democratic Party’s New (renewed) Embrace at Convention     “Happy days are here again…” Yes indeed. They are for K Street if Hills gets in the White House. Though Obama has been a ready friend to the lobbyists, banks, and other special interests (which we’ve […]


Crony media not trusted by public anymore, trust in banks, religion also has eroded

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism June 14, 2016   Crony media not trusted by public anymore, trust in banks, religion also has eroded     This is a direct reflection of the Internet revolution. People have always questioned the established order of a particular time. They had hunches that something was amiss. That the whole […]

Crony media not trusted by public anymore, trust in banks, religion also has eroded

Some CEOs don’t like that cronyism is increasingly under the microscope

Some CEOs don’t like that cronyism is increasingly under the microscope

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism April 25, 2016   Some CEOs don’t like that cronyism is increasingly under the microscope   “The precipitousness of the political debate is a little scary right now,” said Jim McNerney, who served as chief executive of Boeing Co. until last year and as chairman until February, at a recent […]


Congress and Crony Capitalists Want to Take Over the Contact Lens Market

By Against Crony Capitalism April 19, 2016   Congress and Crony Capitalists Want to Take Over the Contact Lens Market     Businesses often want government to institute monopolies because maintaining a monopoly in a relatively free market in anything is practically impossible. (From Reason)   Barring its outright elimination of the prescription requirement, competition […]

Congress and Crony Capitalists Want to Take Over the Contact Lens Market

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The issue is with the crony rich, not the “deserving rich” (Graphic)

By Against Crony Capitalism February 15, 2016   The issue is with the crony rich, not the “deserving rich”   And there is absolutely such a thing as “deserving rich.” In many cases the “deserving rich” have made this world a better place.     Copyright © 2016 Against Crony Capitalism. Reprinted with permission from […]


Circus Politics: Will Our Freedoms Survive Another Presidential Election?

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute January 28, 2016   Circus Politics: Will Our Freedoms Survive Another Presidential Election?     “Never has our future been more unpredictable, never have we depended so much on political forces that cannot be trusted to follow the rules of common sense and self-interest—forces that look like sheer […]

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Economic Activity Is Slowing Down Much Faster Than The Experts Anticipated

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog January 27, 2016   Economic Activity Is Slowing Down Much Faster Than The Experts Anticipated     We have not seen global economic activity fall off this rapidly since the great recession of 2008.  Manufacturing activity is imploding all over the planet, global trade is slowing down at a […]