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This Chart Breaks Down Year-By-Year Congressional Settlements. It’s Stunning.

By Against Crony Capitalism November 20, 2017   This Chart Breaks Down Year-By-Year Congressional Settlements. It’s Stunning.   And remember not only are the claims happening, but it is you and me, the federal taxpayer, who pays for these settlements, not the offenders in Congress. Not ALL of these are sexual harassment settlements it must be […]

This Chart Breaks Down Year-By-Year Congressional Settlements. It’s Stunning.

Financial Tyranny: ‘We the People’ Are the New Permanent Underclass in America

Financial Tyranny: ‘We the People’ Are the New Permanent Underclass in America

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute November 18, 2017   Financial Tyranny: ‘We the People’ Are the New Permanent Underclass in America     Americans can no longer afford to get sick and there’s a reason why. That’s because a growing number of Americans are struggling to stretch their dollars far enough to pay their […]


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 […]

Abigail’s 16-Year Senate Victory Over FDA Bureaucrats

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

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 […]


Dennis Kucinich Discusses the ‘Permanent Government’ behind US Foreign Intervention

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute November 15, 2017   Dennis Kucinich Discusses the ‘Permanent Government’ behind US Foreign Intervention     In a recent interview with host Wilmer Leon at the Inside the Issues show, former presidential candidate and United States House of Representatives Member Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) discussed how what Kucinich terms the “permanent […]


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

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 […]


Financial Tyranny: ‘We the People’ Are the New Permanent Underclass in America

America Breaks Down: The Anatomy of a National Nervous Breakdown

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute November 9, 2017   America Breaks Down: The Anatomy of a National Nervous Breakdown   Another shooting, another day in America. Or so it seems. With alarming regularity, the nation is being subjected to a spate of violence that terrorizes the public, destabilizes the country’s fragile ecosystem, and gives […]


When Gunmen Strike, You’re on Your Own

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute November 6, 2017   When Gunmen Strike, You’re on Your Own   Here is an often-used tactic to defend government police organizations from criticism. Whenever critics point out abusive tactics of police officers, defenders counter with: “And yet you won’t refuse police help the next time there’s a robber in […]

In the wake of yesterday's church shooting in Texas, for example, private citizens were the ones who shot back at the assailant, and then chased him down in a high speed pursuit.

Madison's Definition of Democracy Is Now Irrelevant

Madison’s Definition of Democracy Is Now Irrelevant

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute November 5, 2017   Madison’s Definition of Democracy Is Now Irrelevant   The claim that the United States political system is “a republic, not a democracy” is often heard in libertarian and conservative circles, and is typically invoked whenever the term “democracy” is used in any favorable context. This claim […]


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

What Kentucky’s Retirement Rush Says About The Future of State Pensions

What Kentucky’s Retirement Rush Says About The Future of State Pensions

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell November 1, 2017   What Kentucky’s Retirement Rush Says About The Future of State Pensions     Just because a Ponzi scheme is run by a government doesn’t mean it won’t collapse. The situation in Kentucky serves as a dire warning about larger pension systems including Social Security. What […]


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 […]

Trump and Corker Feud Erupts Again, This Time Over Taxes

Washington Forbids Serbia from De-Mining Syria

Washington Forbids Serbia from De-Mining Syria

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute October 23, 2017   Washington Forbids Serbia from De-Mining Syria     This may be one of the cruelest and most cynical moves of Washington in its entire dark “regime change Syria” chapter. Serbian media sources are reporting, based on quotes from US Embassy Belgrade personnel, that the United States […]


Former NPR CEO opens up about liberal media bias

By Against Crony Capitalism October 23, 2017   Former NPR CEO opens up about liberal media bias     I grew up listening to NPR and I still tune in occasionally for reruns of Car Talk. Beyond that however, the outlet has just gone around the bend. It was always “liberal.” It’s funded in part by […]

Former NPR CEO opens up about liberal media bias