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The Tea Party, Ten Years Later

By Dale Steinreich Mises Institute December 19, 2017     December 16, 2017 is the tenth anniversary of the modern Tea Party. That fact will surprise many laypersons who uncritically accept the mainstream narrative that the Tea Party began on February 19, 2009 when Rick Santelli, live on CNBC from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), declared a rebellion against […]

The Tea Party, Ten Years Later

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?

Bound to No Party, Trump Upends 150 Years of Two-Party Rule

Bound to No Party, Trump Upends 150 Years of Two-Party Rule

By Against Crony Capitalism September 11, 2017   Bound to No Party, Trump Upends 150 Years of Two-Party Rule     Well, well. The narrative has shifted since the Schumer/Pelosi deal. (From The New York Times) Now in the White House, President Trump demonstrated this past week that he still imagines himself a solitary cowboy as […]


The Communist in City Hall: New York mayor calls for end of private property

By Against Crony Capitalism September 8, 2017   The Communist in City Hall: New York mayor calls for end of private property     This is truly disgusting. We see a wannabe Castro in City Hall. A know-it-all bureaucrat wrapped in his own ego. A politically correct agent of statism and – if given the chance […]

The Communist in City Hall: New York mayor calls for end of private property

Is it time to get rid of Paul Ryan as Speaker?

Is it time to get rid of Paul Ryan as Speaker?

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism September 8, 2017   Is it time to get rid of Paul Ryan as Speaker?     Probably. But one of the names floated in the Washpo story attached is Rick Santorum. Rick Santorum. Ole’ Rick is no conservative and he would be even worse news than Paul Ryan. Ryan […]


Sessions hints that feds won’t be cracking down on pot use

By Against Crony Capitalism March 5, 2017   Sessions hints that feds won’t be cracking down on pot use     Excellent. This is good news. We hope and expect that Attorney General Sessions will continue with this tack. It is the sane one from a policy perspective and it is the (more) constitutional one […]

Sessions hints that feds won’t be cracking down on pot use

What if only taxpayers voted?

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 […]


IRS Scandal: No End To Lois Lerner’s Lawlessness

By Against Crony Capitalism July 3, 2016     (From IBD)   IRS official Lois Lerner didn’t merely target conservative groups to take away their tax-free status, as first suspected, but also handed over more than a million pages of tax returns to the Justice Department. That’s a crime.   It’s now apparent, if it […]

IRS Scandal: No End To Lois Lerner’s Lawlessness

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 […]


Court rebukes IRS for tea party targeting, orders release of secret list

By Against Crony Capitalism March 23, 2016   Court rebukes IRS for tea party targeting, orders release of secret list     (From The Washington Times)   A federal appeals court spanked the IRS Tuesday, saying it has taken laws designed to protect taxpayers from the government and turned them on their head, using them […]


Are we witnessing another collapse of the party system?

By Against Crony Capitalism August 17, 2015   Are we witnessing another collapse of the party system?     It is entertaining. All the “Ready for Hillary” bumper stickers seem to have vanished over the last month or so. Donald Trump is making mincemeat of the GOP party apparatus. All sorts of assumptions about the […]


Judicial Watch Sues IRS For Records on Tea Party Audits

By Judicial Watch April 15, 2015 Below is a press release, dated April 14, 2015, from judicialwatch.org regarding a lawsuit filed against the Internal Revenue Service requesting records relating to the auditing process of Tea Party related groups. (H/T Randy) ###   Judicial Watch Sues Internal Revenue Service For Records on Tea Party Audits APRIL 14, […]

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