About Nick Sorrentino

Nick Sorrentino is the co-founder and editor of AgainstCronyCapitalism.org. A political and communications consultant whose clients have spanned the political spectrum, his work has been featured at Chief Executive MagazineBreitbartReason.com, NPR.com, Townhall, The Daily Caller, and many other publications. He has spoken at CPAC, The Commit Forum, The Atlas Summit, The US Chamber of Commerce, The National Press Club, and at other venues. Sorrentino is the Founder of Exelorix Consultants and a senior fellow at Future 500. He is also the author of the book Politicos, Predators, Payoffs, and Vegan Pizza. A graduate of Mary Washington College he lives just outside of Washington DC where he can keep an eye on Leviathan.

How the Democrats Lost Their Way on Immigration (OR: How the Dems sold out the American working class for votes and favor from corporations)

The whole “open borders” stance with the Democrats is new – as is documented in this excellent if ultimately wrong headed article in The Atlantic. When I was growing up it was conservatives – of the economic sort primarily – who called for more immigration. (This was always a point of conflict with socialcons however.) Why restrict human capital as we sought to unleash other types of capital? If there are jobs at a certain wage level why not let people cross the border and fill those jobs?

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Fed official in effect says that competition and lower prices for consumers are bad for the economy and must be offset by Fed policy!

Yeah, I mean who wants lower prices and a higher standard of living anyway right? Screw that. We want higher prices and less for each dollar we earn. That’s much better.

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As Amazon purchases Whole Foods, don’t fear for the cashier. Fear for the supermarket (Actually don’t fear.)

“Emperor Bezos thanks you for shopping at Whole Foods.”

Across the nation hipster trustafarians and well heeled Subaru Outback drivers are fretting. What is to come of Whole Foods now that Amazon has eaten it? The attached article is a good example of this.

But I say, fear not foodies. Life will go on. In fact it may be better under Jeff Bezos and an army of robots. Amazon isn’t interested in losing value and chasing away customers.

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The Dow has rallied 3000 POINTS since Donald Trump was elected, Media silent

People seem confused by this rally. Really a rally on top of a Fed induced (to a very large extent) bull market extending back many years. How can this be, some wonder? Trump is bad news. How could the market tick up, solidly and definitively, in the wake of Trump’s election?

My feeling, and it is only this, and it is sure to contradicted by many a CNBC Squawk Box special guest, is that investors are just relieved that Obama is gone and that America dodged the Hillary bullet.

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American Left shows a very ugly side on Twitter in wake of shooting

“He beat Hillary and said the word “p—-y.” Oh the horror! It’s not fair! Off with his head!

I am very disappointed in many of my fellow Americans this afternoon. Too many have bought the propaganda coming from Dem dominated media and from Democrat leadership for too long.

And I do blame leadership in the Dem Party (not Democrats) who have taken leave of reality for political purposes and in so doing have created the current political climate.

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(Alleged) Congress baseball gunman was a Trump-hating Bernie supporter

Image: ABC News

I was just south of the Beltway coming into Washington when I heard the news. 15 miles north some of the GOP congressional leadership had come under fire. A state cop streaked up the highway shoulder to my left. Above a police helicopter (it appeared) was headed in the same direction. House Whip Scalise had been shot with 4 other people.

Then a statement from Senator Paul who had been at the practice. He said he believed between 50-60 rounds had been shot.

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A little bit of history found in my office – World politics right before and right after September 11th 2001 (PIC)

Some of our readers might find this interesting.

I am setting up my new office and stumbled on this bit of history. On the top is the last Foreign Affairs journal pre-September 11th 2001. On the bottom the first FA post-Septemeber 11th 2001.

A moment in time. I’m going to go back and read these in the next week or so.

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