Regulation


Trump Administration, Reversing Trend, Sheds 11,000 Federal Employees in Six Months

By Against Crony Capitalism August 8, 2017   Trump Administration, Reversing Trend, Sheds 11,000 Federal Employees in Six Months (How about 100,000 more before the end of the year?)     This is a real positive. But 11,000 should only be the beginning. Our taxpayer financed bureaucracy is a target rich environment. Given advancements in automation […]

Trump Administration, Reversing Trend, Sheds 11,000 Federal Employees in Six Months 

5 Ways to Keep a Tax Farm (Citizens) Producing

By Joe Jarvis The Daily Bell July 19, 2017   5 Ways to Keep a Tax Farm (Citizens) Producing     The government depends on the citizens to produce, to create value from which the ruling classes can leech. They need to keep us working and spending in ways that they prescribe in order to insert […]

5 Ways to Keep a Tax Farm (Citizens) Producing

How the USDA killed small almond growers and handed the business to the big guys

How the USDA killed small almond growers and handed the business to the big guys

By Against Crony Capitalism July 11, 2017   How the USDA killed small almond growers and handed the business to the big guys     In the name of consumer safety, the USDA ( Ag Department) ruined small almond growers, mostly in California, and gave their business away to big companies. It did this by suddenly […]


Don’t Bail Out Failing States Like Illinois

By Against Crony Capitalism June 21, 2017   Don’t Bail Out Failing States Like Illinois     Sounds like a case of the “Detroits.” Actually many cases of the Detroits. The government is too big in these states. There are too many state employees. These employees want unrealistic pensions. (What’s a pension?) They lived like […]

Don’t Bail Out Failing States Like Illinois

The Dow has rallied 3000 POINTS since Donald Trump was elected, Media silent

The Dow has rallied 3000 POINTS since Donald Trump was elected, Media silent

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism June 20, 2017   The Dow has rallied 3000 POINTS since Donald Trump was elected, Media silent     People seem confused by this rally. Really a rally on top of a Fed induced (to a very large extent) bull market extending back many years. How can this be, […]


The real answer to the democracy-killing ‘administrative state’

By Against Crony Capitalism June 19, 2017   The real answer to the democracy-killing ‘administrative state’     Most Americans have no real idea of the massive power vested (taken?) in the federal bureaucracy. Sure most people get that agencies enforce laws. But most don’t know that agencies do much more than that, and often […]

The real answer to the democracy-killing ‘administrative state’

Al Gore still wants a carbon tax (Has he learned nothing over the last decade and a half, aside from the value of stock options?)

Al Gore still wants a carbon tax

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism May 9, 2017   Al Gore still wants a carbon tax (Has he learned nothing over the last decade and a half, aside from the value of stock options?)     I won’t go into details but I know a fair amount about a carbon tax. I even once […]


How Tennessee Criminalized Compassion for Animals

How Tennessee Criminalized Compassion for Animals

By David Rosenthal The Daily Signal March 1, 2017   How Tennessee Criminalized Compassion for Animals     Giving physical therapy to animals usually isn’t too controversial, but apparently in Tennessee, it is. A Tennessee licensing board has threatened to criminally prosecute two women for nothing more than helping horses through massage therapy. Their case […]


Our Huge Hidden Tax: Government Regulations

By Scott Powell Mises Institute February 21, 2017   Our Huge Hidden Tax: Government Regulations   On day one, President Trump surprised business leaders gathered at the White House, declaring US regulations “out of control” and “in need of 75% or more reduction.” A week later, he boldly signed an executive order requiring repeal of two […]

Our Huge Hidden Tax: Government Regulations

Ron Paul

War on ‘Fake News’ Part of a War on Free Speech

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute December 12, 2016   War on ‘Fake News’ Part of a War on Free Speech   A major threat to liberty is the assault on the right to discuss political issues, seek out alternative information sources, and promote dissenting ideas and causes such as non-interventionism in foreign and domestic […]


Trump – TPP Executive Order On Day ONE

By CIM November 21, 2016   Today President-elect Donald Trump provided a video update regarding plans for the first 100 days in office, including an action to take place on his first day. In the video Trump is following through with his promise to take actions based on putting America first.  Topics addressed for his […]

Trump eyes 10% spending cuts, 20% slash of federal workers