Corruption

Rule 5 Saturday Thursday!

"Many of the new mega rich of the 1990s and 2000s got their wealth through their government connections. Or by understanding how government worked. This was especially apparent on Wall Street. … This was all the more regrettable because, in a crony capitalist system, the huge gains of the few really do come at the expense of the many. There was an irony here. Perhaps Marx had been right all along. It was just that he was describing a crony capitalist, not a free price system, and his most devoted followers set up a system in the Soviet Union that was cronyist to the core."

Highway Robbery

2013-05-14

Criminal asset forfeiture laws provide local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies the power to seize and keep ...

Rule 5 Saturday!

"[Corporations] have actively sought regulation, have nurtured and nourished regulation … They have done this to establish and maintain a state of oligopoly impregnable to unforeseen competition; to render their products indispensable to the consumer, and thus also themselves as exclusive providers of their products … "

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner ...

The newly created "Super Congress" is such an incredibly bad idea, only a bunch of politicians could have ...

Former chief counter-terrorism adviser on the National Security Council, Richard Clarke, says the CIA may have tried to ...

We've been warned time and time again. We may hear what they say, but we refuse to listen. ...

The United States federal government is failing, the U.S. dollar is crumbling, food and energy costs are rising, ...

Normally I like to add commentary of some sort, but in this case, Chuck Moon more than ...

The Montgomery, Alabama-based Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), has ...

Conspiracy Theory

2011-06-15

The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, ...

The Cato Institute's Gene ...

A childish scuffle turned ...

After he survived two ...

Jose Guerena, 26, a ...

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben ...

The State of California turned their unclaimed property program into a $5.1 billion slush fund. Over the years, ...

President Obama received an award from open-government advocates including the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press in ...

Maryanne Godboldo, the Detroit mother who found herself in standoff against "helicopters, armored cars, SWAT teams and ...