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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 […]

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

A half-century ago, the feds controlled about one-quarter of the economy. Now, they’ve got abou

Trump Can’t Stop America From Going Broke

By Bill Bonner Bonner & Partners September 27, 2017   Trump Can’t Stop America From Going Broke     POITOU, FRANCE – From comedy… to farce… to tragedy. We laugh. We guffaw. And then we wish we hadn’t bought a house in inner-city Baltimore. Already, in Charm City, police helicopters peer into our windows… sirens wail […]


Trump ‘Assassination’ Play Still Funded by Time Warner (CNN’s parent), Taxpayers

Trump ‘Assassination’ Play Still Funded by Time Warner (CNN’s parent), Taxpayers

By Against Crony Capitalism June 12, 2017   Trump ‘Assassination’ Play Still Funded by Time Warner (CNN’s parent), Taxpayers     Now I wonder why Time Warner is funding a play about Trump’s assassination? It’s like they might have some corporate interest in making life hard for Trump. It’s like the company might have something […]


Now It’s a Crime to Make Your Own Medical Decisions?

By Against Crony Capitalism November 13, 2016   Now It’s a Crime to Make Your Own Medical Decisions?     Regardless of where one is in the great vaccine debate I think most of us can agree that the state should not have the authority to FORCIBLY vaccinate people. Additionally Americans should understand that vaccines […]

Now It’s a Crime to Make Your Own Medical Decisions?

Bharara subpoenas Cuomo crony in ‘Buffalo Billion’ probe

By Against Crony Capitalism April 30, 2016   Bharara subpoenas Cuomo crony in ‘Buffalo Billion’ probe     Dun, dun, duuuunnnn…. (From The New York Post)   US Attorney Preet Bharara’s probe into Gov. Cuomo’s controversial “Buffalo Billion” revitalization plan now involves his inner circle — including one of his longtime former aides, sources said […]

Bharara subpoenas Cuomo crony in ‘Buffalo Billion’ probe

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 […]


Pelosi’s Husband Invested in Solar Firm Weeks Before Lucrative Expansion

By Against Crony Capitalism April 19, 2016   Pelosi’s Husband Invested in Solar Firm Weeks Before Lucrative Expansion     Nancy Pelosi’s time in Congress has coincided with a massive and rapid assent into the crony skies of massive wealth for she and her husband. On the SunEdison deal it looks like Paul Pelosi will […]

Pelosi’s Husband Invested in Solar Firm Weeks Before Lucrative Expansion

Poor Countries Demand $3.5 Trillion in Climate Finance at Paris Conference*

By Against Crony Capitalism December 15, 2015   Poor Countries Demand $3.5 Trillion in Climate Finance at Paris Conference*     Now let’s just guess whether the crony classes in these poor countries will just happen to pocket all of this “climate mitigation” money. OK, let’s not guess because we know the answer. Of course […]


Congressman Stephen Fincher: From Tea Partier to corporate welfare champion

By Against Crony Capitalism October 4, 2015   Congressman Stephen Fincher: From Tea Partier to corporate welfare champion     The old joke is that many a congressperson gets elected by explaining to his constituents that he going to go to Washington so that he can drain the swamp. But once he gets to DC […]


A True American Crony

By Bill Bonner Bonner & Partners September 24, 2015   A True American Crony     PARIS – Volkswagen CEO “falls on his sword,” reports the Financial Times. The FT was speaking metaphorically, of course. Martin Winterkorn is German, after all, not Japanese. A Japanese businessman in a similar circumstance would have his intestines on […]


The Economics of Hillary Clinton

By William L. Anderson Mises.org September 22, 2015   The Economics of Hillary Clinton   In a recent Labor Day speech to union workers in Illinois, Hillary Clinton declared that if she is elected president of the United States, she would make sure that “some employers go to jail for wage theft and all the other […]