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Mainstream Media Goes Full McCarthyite

Mainstream Media Goes Full McCarthyite

By Hunter Lewis Against Crony Capitalism November 20, 2016   Mainstream Media Goes Full McCarthyite     Senator Joe McCarthy perfected the technique in the United States: whenever you disagree with anybody, don’t debate ideas, go right into name calling. In McCarthy’s day, the epithet of choice was  “Communist.”  In recent years, it has morphed into […]


IRS Scandal: No End To Lois Lerner’s Lawlessness

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 […]


How Wartime Washington Lives in Luxury

By Against Crony Capitalism April 27, 2016   How Wartime Washington Lives in Luxury     War can be excellent business. It is also often hell. So that leaves us in a weird place. This article needs to be read, particularly by people who are not familiar with Washington DC, our wealthiest American metropolitan area […]

How Wartime Washington Lives in Luxury

Hold Worst Polluter On Earth — Government — Responsible For Its Injustice

Hold Worst Polluter On Earth — Government — Responsible For Its Injustice

By Against Crony Capitalism April 21, 2016   Hold Worst Polluter On Earth — Government — Responsible For Its Injustice     We have said this multiple times in this space. There is no greater polluter than the government. Yet so many environmentalists place such faith in government. It’s strange. It’s like a girlfriend who […]


The Fourth Branch of Government is Out of Control

By Against Crony Capitalism March 30, 2016   The Fourth Branch of Government is Out of Control     As long as I’ve been alive the Leviathan has always grown. That’s probably true for any American alive today and that is a sad thing. (From Reason) America has witnessed a massive shift in government authority, […]

The Fourth Branch of Government is Out of Control

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Poll: Government Named Top U.S. Problem for Second Straight Year

By Against Crony Capitalism January 6, 2016   Poll: Government Named Top U.S. Problem for Second Straight Year     Gee, I wonder why? It’s so responsive and doesn’t take the citizenry for granted or anything. It’s not like the president is out there winging it with his “pen and phone” or that Congress is […]


One-third of veterans on pending (VA) medical care list already dead

By Against Crony Capitalism July 14, 2015   One-third of veterans on pending (VA) medical care list already dead     I was talking to someone a few months ago about the medical challenges facing our veterans and this person made the point that treating vets is very expensive. Once they pass however they are […]

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Why is Obama weighing in on CVS ending tobacco sales? Crony capitalism 1

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Why is Obama weighing in on CVS ending tobacco sales? Crony capitalism     This is a place where the president has no business at all.   Just because CVS has decided not to carry tobacco any longer and to instead focus on the other highly addictive drugs which […]


Okay Mr. President, you want to talk about “inequality”? Let’s talk about it.

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Okay Mr. President, you want to talk about “inequality”? Let’s talk about it.     I woke up this morning to Steve Liesman on CNBC explaining the theme of tonight’s State of the Union Address. You see, since 1980 middle class wages have only gone up only 50% in […]

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Lobbyists Cheer Boehner and Ryan for Expanding Government in Deal

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Lobbyists Cheer Boehner and Ryan for Expanding Government in Deal   There is a clear line which has been drawn in the dirt of Washington DC. On one side there are the lobbyists, the #oldmedia, and the establishment political machines. On the other side are the people calling for […]


Obama Helps Chinese Investors Purchase US Real Estate to Compensate for 2008 Crash

Source: http://occupycorporatism.com By Susanne Posel Occupy Corporatism The National Association of Realtors (NAR) is reporting that thanks to foreign investors, the housing market is beginning to make a recovery. These non-American buyers have purchased $82 billion worth of US homes with $7 billion being Chinese and the second largest investors to the Canadians. Chinese business […]


Congressman Ron Paul’s Farewell Speech to Congress (Video & Transcript)

A true statesman and humanitarian, Dr. Ron Paul, simply states the road we are on verses the road we should be on, explaining both consequences and rewards.  I feel no individual in office can fill his mighty shoes, but that is not necessary, as the time is now to advance the cause of Freedom and […]


Eric Holder: We Must ‘Brainwash’ People Against Guns

Source: http://www.theblaze.com 1995 Video of Eric Holder: We Must ‘Brainwash’ People Against Guns New video of Eric Holder from 1995 has surfaced, and it may put “Fast and Furious” in a much broader perspective. Recorded on CSPAN2, the clip shows current Attorney General Eric Holder laying out a strategy to “change the hearts and minds […]

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