Economics


Social Security Just Ran A $6 Trillion Deficit And No One Noticed!

By Against Crony Capitalism July 25, 2016   Social Security Just Ran A $6 Trillion Deficit And No One Noticed!     You know why? Because no one wants to notice. No one wants to talk about Social Security and its problems, its Ponzi nature, its quietly ticking time bomb(s). No one wants to talk […]

Social Security Just Ran A $6 Trillion Deficit And No One Noticed!

Why the World Is Rebelling Against ‘Experts’

Why the World Is Rebelling Against ‘Experts’

By Against Crony Capitalism July 5, 2016     This is an excellent bit of analysis from Joel Kotkin. He’s right on the money as far as we’re concerned. Please notice that the word “experts” is in quotes. He’s right, the great Western middle class is in revolt. The great core of the West has […]


Overthrow the Establishment to Fix the Economy

By Against Crony Capitalism June 20, 2016     This column comes from Larry Kudlow and he basically endorses Trump. We at ACC do not endorse candidates and we never will. But the overall point Kudlow makes is terribly important so we are going to run the article anyway. We need to overthrow the current […]

Overthrow the Establishment to Fix the Economy

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

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 […]


Showers of Cash for Pentagon Contractors

By Against Crony Capitalism June 3, 2016   Showers of Cash for Pentagon Contractors     (From Taxpayers for Common Sense)   But if you’re a Pentagon contractor, you’re loving the fact that the House Appropriations Committee is causing showers of fresh cash to fall. At the end of 2016 we produced a “Candy Canes […]

Showers of Cash for Pentagon Contractors

California’s $64 Billion Bullet Train To Nowhere Gets Delayed … Again

By Against Crony Capitalism May 24, 2016   California’s $64 Billion Bullet Train To Nowhere Gets Delayed … Again   “What about us brain dead slobs?” “You’ll be given cushy jobs.” – From the Simpsons Monorail Song     This project is more about people getting paid than about getting people from place to place. […]

California’s $64 Billion Bullet Train To Nowhere Gets Delayed … Again

Lew Rockwell

Keynes Must Die

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. LewRockwell.com May 23, 2016   Keynes Must Die       In 2012, Barack Obama warned that the United States would fall into a depression if Ron Paul’s plan to cut $1 trillion from the federal budget were enacted. Wait, I beg your pardon. It wasn’t Obama who warned that budget […]


Did Paul Ryan just agree to a bailout of Puerto Rico?

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism May 21, 2016   Did Paul Ryan just agree to a bailout of Puerto Rico?     As we’ve said before Puerto Rico is Detroit with palm trees. Its massive patronage system, its army of “public” employees and big government generally bankrupted the island. Now the Dems want the […]

Did Paul Ryan just agree to a bailout of Puerto Rico?

Venezuela: Countless Wounded after 5,000 Loot Supermarket

Venezuela: Countless Wounded after 5,000 Loot Supermarket

By Sabrina Martín PanAm Post May 12, 2016   Venezuela: Countless Wounded after 5,000 Loot Supermarket At Least Two Dead in Maracay following Rumors of Hard-to-Find Products     Venezuela saw a new wave of looting this week that resulted in at least two deaths, countless wounded, and millions of dollars in losses and damages. On […]


How Wartime Washington Lives in Luxury

By Against Crony Capitalism April 27, 2016   How Wartime Washington Lives in Luxury     War can be excellent business. It is also often hell. So that leaves us in a weird place. This article needs to be read, particularly by people who are not familiar with Washington DC, our wealthiest American metropolitan area […]

How Wartime Washington Lives in Luxury