Economics


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 […]

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

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

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, […]


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 […]

What if only taxpayers voted?

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 […]

Venezuela’s Latest Response to Food Shortages: Ban Lines Outside Bakeries

U.S. Army fudged its accounts by trillions of dollars, auditor finds

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 […]


Brexit Fears Weren’t Overblown — They Were Flat-Out Wrong

By Against Crony Capitalism August 19, 2016   Brexit Fears Weren’t Overblown — They Were Flat-Out Wrong     Brexit was a massive win for those of us who oppose crony capitalism. It was a line in the sand, in the Channel, and Britain in the end decided to remain Britain and to tell the […]

Brexit Fears Weren’t Overblown — They Were Flat-Out Wrong

The Bitter Lesson From Seattle’s Minimum Wage Hike

The Bitter Lesson From Seattle’s Minimum Wage Hike

By Against Crony Capitalism August 11, 2016   The Bitter Lesson From Seattle’s Minimum Wage Hike     The push for a higher minimum wage is a subject that we’ve followed closely at ACC. It is such an obvious example of ridiculous pandering to political constituencies. But that’s run of the mill stuff. What makes […]


The Economist says the political divide is between “globalists” and “anti-globalists”, no it’s the political class versus everyone else

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism July 31, 2016   The Economist says the political divide is between “globalists” and “anti-globalists”, no it’s the political class versus everyone else     In the attached article The Economist frets that the trend toward “globalism” (their word) is in jeopardy. And what the magazine or “newspaper” calls globalism […]

The Economist says the political divide is between “globalists” and “anti-globalists”, no it’s the political class versus everyone else

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

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 […]


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 […]

Why the World Is Rebelling Against ‘Experts’

Overthrow the Establishment to Fix the Economy

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 […]


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 […]

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