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Fox News pulls Judge Napolitano over his Trump wiretap claims

By Against Crony Capitalism March 21, 2017   Fox News pulls Judge Napolitano over his Trump wiretap claims     (From The LA Times)   Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano is being kept off the air indefinitely amid the controversy over his unverified claims that British intelligence wiretapped Trump Tower at the behest […]

Fox News pulls Judge Napolitano over his Trump wiretap claims

Ryancare’s Fatal Logical Flaw

Ryancare’s Fatal Logical Flaw

By Hunter Lewis Against Crony Capitalism March 14, 2017   Ryancare’s Fatal Logical Flaw       It is impossible to repeal and preserve Obamacare at the same time.   The Congressional Budget office today reported that 24mm people would lose health insurance coverage under the Ryancare bill. Mainstream Republicans were not pleased to hear that. But let’s […]


Does this former British Ambassador actually know the identity of the Wikileaks email leaker?

Does this former British Ambassador actually know the identity of the Wikileaks email leaker? (He says emails handed directly to HIM in a DC park)

By Against Crony Capitalism December 15, 2016   Does this former British Ambassador actually know the identity of the Wikileaks email leaker? (He says emails handed directly to HIM in a DC park)     (From Zerohedge)   The former intelligence analyst, British Ambassador to Uzbekistan, and chancellor of the University of Dundee (Craig Murray) […]


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

Capitol Hill

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 […]


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 […]