The “winner” is Mao. Stalin and Hitler round out the top 3.
We hear over and over that inflation is in check, and if anything that we need more inflation. We are told that the CPI is bumping along at between 1-2%. That it’s been at about this rate for years. But you tell me. Is this reflective of your experience?
Not a surprise that Russia has a robust lobbying and PR presence in the USA, but still good to be aware of.
The US Chamber is spending big money in an effort to rein the Republican Party back away from the emerging small government coalition which has emerged over the past couple of years.
Funny how it works. You sell your fellow citizens down the river. You allow the NSA to violate the 4th Amendment of the Constitution. You allow some of the most basic principals of this Republic to be undermined, and wow – it comes back to bite you in the ass. Who would have thought this could happen?
And they were pikers compared to the NSA. – Pretty crazy if you think about it.
It seems fairly obvious that it would not. It is very hard for a large business to remain a dominant player without gifts from the government. Big business is not enamored with the free markets libertarians advocate. In a free market big businesses are constantly sniped at by smaller but more nimble competitors. Smaller newer companies are hungrier and usually have newer equipment. They often have fresher personnel. Free markets make life hard for big business.
“Damn, it feels good to be a crony…”
Who would have thought? New Jersey cops issuing questionable citations just to increase revenue.