Economics


Abigail’s 16-Year Senate Victory Over FDA Bureaucrats

Abigail’s 16-Year Senate Victory Over FDA Bureaucrats

By Against Crony Capitalism November 18, 2017   Abigail’s 16-Year Senate Victory Over FDA Bureaucrats How many thousands died because the Food and Drug Administration refused to provide access to drugs that might have saved their lives?     (From The American Spectator)   It was early March 2001 when 21-year-old Abigail Burroughs was told by […]


Harvard professor predicts half of U.S. colleges will be bankrupt within 10-15 years

By Against Crony Capitalism November 15, 2017   Harvard professor predicts half of U.S. colleges will be bankrupt within 10-15 years     Given the inefficiencies (and the general cronyism) in colleges today I can’t see how the system continues as it is for all that much longer. “College” is an industry that is primed for […]

Harvard professor predicts half of U.S. colleges will be bankrupt within 10-15 years

Are Economic Conservatives Just a Bunch of Angry People?

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 […]


Dangerous Ignorance – Millennials: Communism sounds pretty chill

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism November 2, 2017   Dangerous Ignorance – Millennials: Communism sounds pretty chill     It’s understandable that some feel this way. The “Millennials” have been given more without earning it than any generation in the history of this country. These are the kids of the youngest Baby Boomers, who were […]

Dangerous Ignorance – Millennials: Communism sounds pretty chill

Trump and Corker Feud Erupts Again, This Time Over Taxes

Trump and Corker’s Feud Erupts Again, This Time Over Taxes

By Against Crony Capitalism October 24, 2017   Trump and Corker’s Feud Erupts Again, This Time Over Taxes     Corker just keeps whining. Corker is retiring largely because Trump won’t endorse the big government Republican for re-election. Without Trump’s OK Corker’s career ended. Now Corker’s pulling the “I’m a statesman” bit. He’s hurt and he […]


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 […]

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

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

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 […]


Government Sachs Alum To Take Over the World’s Second Most Powerful Position?

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism October 4, 2017   Government Sachs Alum To Take Over the World’s Second Most Powerful Position? Will Neel Kaskari soon be the head of the Federal Reserve?     The debate internally at the White House in the musty recesses where such things are discussed is whether Yellen stays on […]

Government Sachs Alum To Take Over the World’s Second Most Powerful Position? Will Neel Kaskari soon be the head of the Federal Reserve?

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 […]


When Billionaires Build Stadiums, Taxpayers Get Whacked

When Billionaires Build Stadiums, Taxpayers Get Whacked

By Against Crony Capitalism September 26, 2017   When Billionaires Build Stadiums, Taxpayers Get Whacked     The NFL is deeply crony. Hey taxpayers – pay for my stadium. Thanks. What? You want “free” tickets? Ha! That’s funny. Don’t you know nothing’s free? Don’t worry though. You can look at the stadium you built me on […]


States realizing it’s stupid to make it hard to earn a living

By Against Crony Capitalism September 25, 2017   States realizing it’s stupid to make it hard to earn a living     (From The Conservative Review)   Why does a florist need a government-issued license? Why does an interior decorator need one? As one article points out, why does a casket maker in Louisiana need a license, including […]

Why does a florist need a government-issued license? Why does an interior decorator need one?

Report: Nearly 30 Percent of Public School Teachers Chronically Absent

Report: Nearly 30 Percent of Public School Teachers Chronically Absent

By Against Crony Capitalism September 21, 2017   Report: Nearly 30 Percent of Public School Teachers Chronically Absent   Stories like this really make me question the future of this country. How can parents stand for this? But they do. No wonder FDR, the closest thing this country has ever had to a fascist in the […]


Keynes: A Master of Confused and Confusing Prose

By Hunter Lewis Mises Institute September 15, 2017   Keynes: A Master of Confused and Confusing Prose   [This article is a selection from Where Keynes Went Wrong]: Paul Samuelson, professor of economics at MIT after World War II and author of a best-selling economics textbook, was one of Keynes’s most ardent American disciples. Here is what he […]

Keynes: A Master of Confused and Confusing Prose