“…shocked I tell you”
Posted on 27 April 2013.
“…shocked I tell you”
Posted on 17 April 2013.
How much contempt does the ruling class have for us? This much.
Posted on 05 April 2013.
“Nothing will change unless you do”
Posted on 03 April 2013.
“This is crony phony environmentalism, and we all deserve better.”
Posted on 19 March 2013.
Will the GOP learn?
Posted on 16 March 2013.
In terms of both style and substance, it was a tape measure home run.
Posted on 04 February 2013.
“[T]he regulatory superstate depends on inflicting pain on the rest of the country, pain that only Washington itself can relieve—if you pay up and have the right connections, that is”
Posted on 14 January 2013.
The GOP establishment has been reading Bertolt Brecht, and wants a new people
Posted on 07 January 2013.
The Washington Examiner‘s indispensable Tim Carney provides another lesson in how Washington really works: Baucus rewards ex-staffers with tax breaks for their clients.
Posted on 04 January 2013.
Roast pork is a common New Year’s Day dish, and in the fiscal cliff bill Congress held firm to this old tradition.
Posted on 19 December 2012.
American Thinker is on a roll today.
Posted on 11 December 2012.
“Warren Buffett is one of America’s biggest bailout beneficiaries, having profited hugely from buying into firms whose assets were subsequently bailed out.”
Posted on 28 November 2012.
More news about Crony Capitalism: Crony Chronicles has added a new feature called Crony Capsules. Each entry focuses on a specific issues area of cronyism. This week: Agribusiness, especially sugar. Reaon’s Nick Gillespie noted the Hunger Games theme last July, and included a link to “a new edition of Arthur A. Ekirch’s great The Decline [...]
Posted on 21 November 2012.
A new blog has appeared, The Spirit of Enterprise, declaring: This blog is a celebration of enterprise, primarily business but also non-profit, artistic, and humanistic. We love the people who do things to make the world better. We also defend enterprise, and particularly commercial enterprise, from those who attack it, including from within. Yesterday – [...]
Posted on 16 November 2012.
Crony Chronicles just reviewed my book Ending ‘Big SIS’ (The Special Interest State) and Renewing the American Republic. The review is favorable (whew!) so please check it out. Especially gratifying is its description of the book as “systematic and easy to read”. Earning that characterization took a lot of sweat. The book strikes many of [...]
Posted on 09 November 2012.
Yuval Levin has a good article on National Review Online called The Election and the Right. Read the whole thing, but particularly (emphasis added): The Democratic Party is mostly an incoherent amalgam of interest groups, most of which are vying for benefits for themselves and their members at the expense of other Americans. This kind [...]
Posted on 02 November 2012.
An excellent source of information on Obamacare is the Galen Institute, in Alexandria, VA, a non-profit, free-market-oriented research organization devoted to health policy. Its President, Grace-Marie Turner, just published a column in Forbes on The Avalanche Of New Obamacare Rules Will Come In January, 2013. She notes that the federal government has already issued 13,000 [...]
Posted on 25 October 2012.
EPA’s actions will do more than sabotage the economy. They will create a crisis of American government.
Posted on 09 October 2012.
[C]rony capitalism is flourishing everywhere, like a green bay tree.
Posted on 31 July 2012.
The crony capitalists in the GOP are just as terrified of Governor Palin as the liberals are.
Posted on 12 June 2012.
Posted on 05 June 2012.
And a crony capitalist, too.
Posted on 04 June 2012.
ABC demonstrates how Governor Palin is being heard just as strongly as she’s being feared by the Washington elite.
Posted on 22 May 2012.
Governor Palin went “On the Record” with Greta Van Susteren tonight.
Posted on 11 May 2012.
Facebook Billionaire Co-Founder Renounces U.S. Citizenship under current tax policies. Why President Palin would have been different.
Posted on 17 April 2012.
An issue of transparency.
Posted on 25 February 2012.
Rage against the machine.
Update: We are now livestreaming and providing a chat feature for GrizzlyFest.
Posted on 29 January 2012.
Obama’s favored one-percenters doing quite well.
Posted on 28 January 2012.
We anxiously await President Obama’s response.
Posted on 24 January 2012.
Crony capitalism on steroids.