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The big defense contractors are lining up behind Hillary Clinton

By Against Crony Capitalism August 25, 2016   The big defense contractors are lining up behind Hillary Clinton     I am currently editing a collection of past essays and last night I was editing the “neocon” chapter. I noticed that we argued multiple times in 2014-2015 that with the rise of Rand Paul the neocons, […]

The big defense contractors are lining up behind Hillary Clinton

How Donald Trump Can Win in a Landslide

How Donald Trump Can Win in a Landslide

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito August 10, 2016   How Donald Trump Can Win in a Landslide     I have worked with and for people like Donald Trump. You see, such people have minds that move very fast through mountains of information and are satisfied if they capture about the most relevant 20% of […]


Helicopter Money: The Biggest Fed Power Grab Yet

By David Stockman Mises.org July 17, 2016   The Cleveland Fed’s Loretta Mester is a clueless apparatchik and Fed lifer, who joined the system in 1985 fresh out of Barnard and Princeton and has imbibed in its Keynesian groupthink and institutional arrogance ever since. So it’s not surprising that she was out flogging — albeit down under in Australia — the next step […]

Helicopter Money: The Biggest Fed Power Grab Yet

The End Game Of Bubble Finance: Political Revolt

By David Stockman Mises.org July 1, 2016   The End Game Of Bubble Finance: Political Revolt   During Friday’s bloodbath I heard a CNBC anchor lady assuring her (scant) remaining audience that Brexit wasn’t a big sweat. That’s because it is purportedly a political crisis, not a financial one. Presumably in the rarified canyons of Wall Street, politics doesn’t matter […]

The End Game Of Bubble Finance: Political Revolt

Bill Kristol’s Presidential Candidate: David French?

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute June 1, 2016   Bill Kristol’s Presidential Candidate: David French?     Pro-war pundit Bill Kristol is disgusted about Donald Trump being the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. Indeed, Kristol has even been searching for someone to launch an independent or third-party campaign to counter Trump. Last weekend Kristol stirred up […]

Bill Kristol’s Presidential Candidate: David French?

Lobbyists struggle with Trump reality

Lobbyists struggle with Trump reality

By Against Crony Capitalism May 6, 2016   Lobbyists struggle with Trump reality     Like we said earlier today Washington is going a little bit nuts. (It’s completely nuts already, but nuts in a more clinical way.) Trump is forcing some Republicans to find religion. Other Republicans are girding themselves for the Cleveland convention […]


Is Trump a Bigger Threat to Wall Street than Sanders?

By Tho Bishop Mises.org May 5, 2016   Is Trump a Bigger Threat to Wall Street than Sanders?   And then there was one. Proving once again that the endorsements of celebrities and sports heroes is more important than politicians, Donald Trump dominated the Indiana primary, prompting the official end of Ted Cruz’s and John Kasich’s campaigns. […]

Is Trump a Bigger Threat to Wall Street than Sanders?

David Stockman: Trump Unbound

David Stockman: Trump Unbound

By Against Crony Capitalism April 7, 2016   David Stockman: Trump Unbound     I like reading David Stockman. Sometimes he’ll wander down a road on which I can’t follow, but generally he’s pretty darn good. And there are occasions when he just gets rolling when he’s particularly fun. Attached is one of those essays. […]


Goldman Sachs Executive helped Bill Clinton write his state of the union address

By Against Crony Capitalism February 28, 2016   Goldman Sachs Executive helped Bill Clinton write his state of the union address     Oh man. Goldman Sachs is just a full service firm I guess. And I mean full service. Private Banking. Venture capital. Global economic manip…er…I mean analysis. And hey, speech writing too. (From […]

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As Sanders Slams Wall Street Elite, Clinton Ditches Iowa To Fetch Their Checks

By Jon Queally Common Dreams January 27, 2016   As Sanders Slams Wall Street Elite, Clinton Ditches Iowa To Fetch Their Checks With less than one week before nation’s first votes are cast in Iowa, a key contrast remains hard to ignore     Seemingly undeterred by the consistent critique that her close ties to the […]

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Goldman Sachs

Does Goldman Sachs have a candidate in the presidential race?

By Against Crony Capitalism January 27, 2016   Does Goldman Sachs have a candidate in the presidential race?     Goldman Sachs, AKA Government Sachs is very active politically. It has sought systematically to get its people into positions of power around the world. The second best thing to do after having one of the […]