Economics


Justice Thomas: Honor Scalia by reining in government

By Against Crony Capitalism November 19, 2016   Justice Thomas: Honor Scalia by reining in government     Well, we’ll have to see how things go with Trump. On the one hand he appears to be making some positive moves toward streamlining some things in government. On the other hand he is also talking about […]

Justice Thomas: Honor Scalia by reining in government

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

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 […]


8 Million Americans Paid $1.7 Billion For Not Having Obamacare

8 Million Americans Paid $1.7 Billion For Not Having Obamacare

By Against Crony Capitalism September 28, 2016   8 Million Americans Paid $1.7 Billion For Not Having Obamacare     Obamacare is a dysfunction generating machine. On nearly every level the thing is screwed up. But that is the inherent nature of large government programs. This is Obama’s legacy? Way to go Mr. President. Be […]


The Economics of Hillary Clinton

By William L. Anderson Mises Institute September 27, 2016   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 abuses […]

The Economics of Hillary Clinton

When They Say “Hoarding” Instead Of “Saving” You Know You’re In Trouble (The big govt economists want to take your cash)

When They Say “Hoarding” Instead Of “Saving” You Know You’re In Trouble

By Against Crony Capitalism September 8, 2016   When They Say “Hoarding” Instead Of “Saving” You Know You’re In Trouble (The big govt economists want to take your cash)     “Hoarding” is code for savings certain people don’t like. These same people then argue that your “hoarded” property is illegitimate and so subject to […]


Nigel Farage : “The Establishment Is Losing Control Over The People”

By Against Crony Capitalism September 1, 2016   Nigel Farage : “The Establishment Is Losing Control Over The People”       Good ole’ Nigel. The world owes him quite a lot. He helped craft Brexit which was a revolt against the global crony system. Brexit was a very public rebuke of the EU, bureaucracy generally, […]

Nigel Farage : “The Establishment Is Losing Control Over The People”

What if only taxpayers voted?

What if only taxpayers voted? (Interesting Graphic)

By Against Crony Capitalism August 29, 2016   What if only taxpayers voted?   This map was originally posted by CNN and reflects 2012 exit polling. Though it doesn’t say it appears that “taxpayers” in this case means federal tax payers. Obviously those who don’t pay federal taxes, or even state income taxes pay sales […]


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 […]

Obama admin wont fix the VA, but will spend tax dollars on transgender surgery for soldiers