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Obama machine getting nervous about Facebook’s response to Cambridge Analytica (The social engineers don’t want to lose access to your data)

By Against Crony Capitalism March 22, 2018   Obama machine getting nervous about Facebook’s response to Cambridge Analytica (The social engineers don’t want to lose access to your data)     Good. They should be nervous. Obama and company were all about data mining. They bragged about it. Cass Sunstein, behavioral economist, one time “nudger” in chief, wants […]

Obama machine getting nervous about Facebook’s response to Cambridge Analytica (The social engineers don’t want to lose access to your data)

The Albatross Of Debt: The Stock Market’s $67 Trillion Nightmare

The Albatross Of Debt: The Stock Market’s $67 Trillion Nightmare

By Against Crony Capitalism February 26, 2018   The Albatross Of Debt: The Stock Market’s $67 Trillion Nightmare     I am speaking for myself (NDS) here – I’ve had many conversations with enviro friends over the years about their fear of climate “disaster.” I respect their fear. But the potential financial disaster looming in the […]


Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase to partner on US employee healthcare

By Against Crony Capitalism January 30, 2018   Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase to partner on US employee healthcare     Well great. We have 3 companies headed by crony capitalists, Bezos, Buffett, and Jamie Dimon, getting together on healthcare. How long until they try to rope taxpayers in? We hope for the best here. […]

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase to partner on US employee healthcare

Anti-Trumper David Brooks says Trump opposition ‘getting dumber,’ Are the “Resistance” bumper sticker brigades mostly just compliant serfs?

Anti-Trumper David Brooks says Trump opposition ‘getting dumber,’ Are the “Resistance” bumper sticker brigades mostly just compliant serfs?

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism January 9, 2018   Anti-Trumper David Brooks says Trump opposition ‘getting dumber,’ Are the “Resistance” bumper sticker brigades mostly just compliant serfs?     As David Brooks says, the anti-Trump folks are getting dumber, and that is saying something. Some people, en masse, have just lost their minds with regard […]


You Can’t Regulate Away Crony Capitalism

By Sam Dugan Foundation for Economic Education January 2, 2018   You Can’t Regulate Away Crony Capitalism Increasing the scope of government over business accelerates the problem of crony capitalism.     In a time of political polarization, it can be reassuring when the left and the right agree on an issue. One such area […]

Increasing the scope of government over business accelerates the problem of crony capitalism.

An Idea-Starved Democratic Party Tries to Recycle Joe Biden, Forgets that Biden allegedly likes to skinny dip in front of female Secret Service Agents

An Idea-Starved Democratic Party Tries to Recycle Joe Biden, Forgets that Biden allegedly likes to skinny dip in front of female Secret Service Agents

By Against Crony Capitalism November 14, 2017   An Idea-Starved Democratic Party Tries to Recycle Joe Biden, Forgets that Biden allegedly likes to skinny dip in front of female Secret Service Agents     If the Democrats really want to double down on the corporatist/crony capitalist party thing they should go the Biden route. Then there’s […]


Are Economic Conservatives Just a Bunch of Angry People?

By Hunter Lewis Against Crony Capitalism November 13, 2017   Are Economic Conservatives Just a Bunch of Angry People?       Apparently economic conservatives are simply just angry people. This is what a new study by University of Cincinnati professor Anthony Salerno and University of Manitoba professor Keri Kettle appears to claim. Stirring up anger makes people […]

Are Economic Conservatives Just a Bunch of Angry People?

Market legend Art Cashin remembers Black Monday 30 years later

By Against Crony Capitalism October 19, 2017   Market legend Art Cashin remembers Black Monday 30 years later     I like Art Cashin. I used to read his morning column when I was a fresh faced broker at UBS. I remember him wearing a “Dow 10,000” hat that he first got as the Dow pushed […]

Market legend Art Cashin remembers Black Monday 30 years later

FBI uncovered Russian bribery plot before Obama administration approved controversial nuclear deal with Moscow (Russian nuke officials routed millions to Clinton Foundation)

FBI uncovered Russian bribery plot before Obama administration approved controversial nuclear deal with Moscow (Russian nuke officials routed millions to Clinton Foundation)

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism October 17, 2017   FBI uncovered Russian bribery plot before Obama administration approved controversial nuclear deal with Moscow (Russian nuke officials routed millions to Clinton Foundation)     (From The Hill)   Before the Obama administration approved a controversial deal in 2010 giving Moscow control of a large swath of […]


On the Department of Welfare, Crony Subsidies, and Math About Vegetables

By Against Crony Capitalism October 11, 2017   On the Department of Welfare, Crony Subsidies, and Math About Vegetables     There is no place in government, with the exception of the military, where supposed “conservatives” more exploit taxpayer funded welfare than in the Ag Department programs. It is ridiculous. Food, like anything, should be subject […]

On the Department of Welfare, Crony Subsidies, and Math About Vegetables

Here’s How Much of Your Taxes Have Gone To Wars

Here’s How Much of Your Taxes Have Gone To Wars

By Against Crony Capitalism September 28, 2017   Here’s How Much of Your Taxes Have Gone To Wars   “War is a racket.” –  Major General Smedley Butler     Last night I was watching a documentary on The Battle of Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War. I encourage everyone to view it. It lays out starkly the hell […]