Category Archives: Crony Capitalism

Here’s how much corporations paid US senators to fast-track the TPP bill

The Guardian – A decade in the making, the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is reaching its climax and as Congress hotly debates the biggest trade deal in a generation, its backers have turned on the cash spigot in the hopes … Continue reading

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GAI PRESIDENT PETER SCHWEIZER: US CRONY CAPITALISM STARTING TO RESEMBLE RUSSIA’S

Breitbart – America won the Cold War against the Soviet Union. However, its economy is beginning to show features of the cronyism that has run rampant in state-run economies which have emerged since then, according to Government Accountability Institute President … Continue reading

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The US Chamber of Commerce Versus America

Town Hall – by Michelle Malkin, The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is a politically entrenched synod of special interests. These fat cats do not represent the best interests of American entrepreneurs, American workers, American parents and students, or Americans of … Continue reading

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STOP THE BAILOUT — NOW

Human Events – by Charles Krauthammer – First order of business for the returning Congress: The No Bailout for Insurance Companies Act of 2014. Make it one line long: “Sections 1341 and 1342 of the Affordable Care Act are hereby … Continue reading

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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO SPEND $50 MILLION TO CRUSH TEA PARTY

Breitbart – On Christmas Day, the Wall Street Journal reported that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce says it plans to spend at least $50 million to “support establishment, business-friendly candidates in primaries and the general election, with an aim of trying to … Continue reading

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WikiLeaks Publishes Key Chapter of Secret TPP Agreement

The New American – On November 13, WikiLeaks released to the Internet what appears to be a portion of the secretly negotiated draft version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. Although the entire agreement reportedly runs over 1,000 pages and covers nearly … Continue reading

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Companies lay off thousands, then demand immigration reform for new labor

Washington Examiner – On Tuesday, the chief human resources officers of more than 100 large corporations sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urging quick passage of a comprehensive immigration reform bill. The officials represent companies … Continue reading

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REPORT: NSA PAID TECH COMPANIES MILLIONS FOR COST OF COMPLYING WITH SPY PROGRAM

The Blaze – Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, Facebook and others were all paid by the NSA for their trouble complying with its domestic spying program, according to a new report from the Guardian. The news source deems this the “first evidence of … Continue reading

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NY TIMES : CLINTON FOUNDATION RIFE WITH CRONYISM

Breitbart – On Wednesday, the New York Times ran a blistering investigative report revealing the Clinton Foundation as a nonprofit rife with crony capitalist conflicts of interest and multi-million dollar deficits despite raking in at least $492 million from 1997 to 2007. In 2007 and 2008, … Continue reading

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Caterpillar CEO pushes for immigration reform

State Journal Register – PEORIA — The CEO of Caterpillar has joined U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin in pushing for comprehensive immigration reform. Doug Oberhelman and Durbin discussed the issue at an event in Peoria on Thursday. Durbin is an Illinois … Continue reading

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