Tag Archives: Crony Capitalism

20/20 CDS

Matt Stoller has it: Bill Clinton’s $80 Million Payday, or Why Politicians Don’t Care That Much About Reelection “There was a kind of inflection point during the five-year period between 1997 and 2003 — the late Clinton and/or early Bush … Continue reading

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The way to hell is paved with good intentions

Via Hot Air: Preschooler’s Homemade Lunch Replaced with Cafeteria “Nuggets” A preschooler at West Hoke Elementary School ate three chicken nuggets for lunch Jan. 30 because a state employee told her the lunch her mother packed was not nutritious. The … Continue reading

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The best government that money can buy

Jim Messina, Obama campaign manager: But this cycle, our campaign has to face the reality of the law as it currently stands. Over the last few months, Super PACs affiliated with Republican presidential candidates have spent more than $40 million … Continue reading

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Wall Street Occupies The White House

Kevin D. Williamson: Not far from Zuccotti Park, where Occupy Wall Street was fragrantly encamped, I noticed a young man wandering into a store to buy a pack of cigarettes on a bright Saturday morning, wearing blue jeans, a T-shirt, … Continue reading

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OWS & Crony Capitalists – A love story

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The Center Cannot Hold

We could use more hindsight these days. Three years after the fact, we learn that Henry Paulson manipulated hedge funds even before he was given the sole authority over Republican killer TARP. Around the same time, Barack Obama was running … Continue reading

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While the whole world was watching something else . . .

While the peasants were revolting on Wall Street yesterday, things were going on in Washington: Energy secretary refuses to apologize over Solyndra loan Energy Secretary Steven Chu is a physicist, not a politician, but he was unflappable under attack from … Continue reading

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