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Mark Zuckerberg Is Calling for Regulation of Social Media To Lock in Facebook’s Position

By Against Crony Capitalism March 27, 2018   Mark Zuckerberg Is Calling for Regulation of Social Media To Lock in Facebook’s Position     Exactly. Regulation is THE KEY WAY large corporations keep their competitors out. This is one of the most important things people who constantly call for more regulation in the name of “good government” just […]

Mark Zuckerberg Is Calling for Regulation of Social Media To Lock in Facebook’s Position

The Albatross Of Debt: The Stock Market’s $67 Trillion Nightmare

The Albatross Of Debt: The Stock Market’s $67 Trillion Nightmare

By Against Crony Capitalism February 26, 2018   The Albatross Of Debt: The Stock Market’s $67 Trillion Nightmare     I am speaking for myself (NDS) here – I’ve had many conversations with enviro friends over the years about their fear of climate “disaster.” I respect their fear. But the potential financial disaster looming in the […]


Who’s To Blame For Wild Stock Market? Look To The Federal Reserve

By Against Crony Capitalism February 12, 2018   Who’s To Blame For Wild Stock Market? Look To The Federal Reserve     Yes indeed. How the central planners at the Federal Reserve manipulate the economy (and inevitably screw it up) is not understood by most politically engaged people. For instance there are still those who insist […]

Who’s To Blame For Wild Stock Market? Look To The Federal Reserve

-1,175 Points! We Just Witnessed The Largest One Day Stock Market Crash Ever

-1,175 Points! We Just Witnessed The Largest One Day Stock Market Crash Ever

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog February 5, 2018   -1,175 Points! We Just Witnessed The Largest One Day Stock Market Crash Ever       The mainstream media seems so surprised that the stock market is crashing, but the truth is that it isn’t a surprise at all.  In fact, this crash is way, way […]


Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase to partner on US employee healthcare

By Against Crony Capitalism January 30, 2018   Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase to partner on US employee healthcare     Well great. We have 3 companies headed by crony capitalists, Bezos, Buffett, and Jamie Dimon, getting together on healthcare. How long until they try to rope taxpayers in? We hope for the best here. […]

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase to partner on US employee healthcare

Anti-Trumper David Brooks says Trump opposition ‘getting dumber,’ Are the “Resistance” bumper sticker brigades mostly just compliant serfs?

Anti-Trumper David Brooks says Trump opposition ‘getting dumber,’ Are the “Resistance” bumper sticker brigades mostly just compliant serfs?

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism January 9, 2018   Anti-Trumper David Brooks says Trump opposition ‘getting dumber,’ Are the “Resistance” bumper sticker brigades mostly just compliant serfs?     As David Brooks says, the anti-Trump folks are getting dumber, and that is saying something. Some people, en masse, have just lost their minds with regard […]


The Next Financial Crisis will be Worse than the Last

By Nomi Prins NomiPrins.com January 2, 2018   The Next Financial Crisis will be Worse than the Last   This piece first appeared in Truthdig. We’ve made it through 2017. The first-season installment of presidential Tweetville is ending where it began, on the Palm Beach, Fla., golf course of Mar-a-Lago. Though we are no longer privy to […]

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THREE CHEERS FOR THE GOP TAX PLAN

Mises: THREE CHEERS FOR THE GOP TAX PLAN

By Against Crony Capitalism December 21, 2017     It isn’t perfect, but it is a move in the right direction. This is pretty much without doubt. Again, this bill likely represents a turn in the cruise liner of state toward fairer (in all senses of the word) seas. (From Mises)   Last night the Senate […]


Market legend Art Cashin remembers Black Monday 30 years later

By Against Crony Capitalism October 19, 2017   Market legend Art Cashin remembers Black Monday 30 years later     I like Art Cashin. I used to read his morning column when I was a fresh faced broker at UBS. I remember him wearing a “Dow 10,000” hat that he first got as the Dow pushed […]

Market legend Art Cashin remembers Black Monday 30 years later

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts

Vladimir Putin: The Most Powerful Person In The World

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org June 12, 2017   Vladimir Putin: The Most Powerful Person In The World   It must be wonderful being Vladimir Putin and being the most powerful person on earth. And not even have to say so yourself. The US Democratic Party is saying it for Putin along […]