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Nick Sorrentino

About Nick Sorrentino

Nick Sorrentino is the co-founder and editor of AgainstCronyCapitalism.org. A political and communications consultant with clients across the political spectrum, his work has been featured at Breitbart.comReason.com, NPR.com, Townhall, The Daily Caller, and many other publications. A graduate of Mary Washington College he lives just outside of Washington DC where he can keep an eye on Leviathan.

Daily Show on policing for profit: How the police can just pull you over and take your stuff. No conviction needed (Video)

It seems to me that even if one was doing something illegal the cops shouldn’t be able to just sieze your stuff unless you were convicted and the “stuff” was material to the crime. And even then.

But in the ole’ US of A police departments are seizing money, cars, you name it without conviction and on the spot in the name of civil forfieture. Basically they get to take your property because they want to. No joke. This happens every single day.

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Do you love high quality craft-brewed beer? Then you should love the market too.

The best thing Jimmy Carter did while president was his putting an end to the prohibition of home brewed beer. It was at that moment that beer in America began its renaissance. Beer has only gotten better since.

Craft brewers have had to fight an entrenched crony industry every step of the way though. They still have to fight. Brewers associations controlled by the big boys, politicians who were (are) inclined to restrict the market to protect donors, asinine and antiquated state regs, all serve(d) as roadblocks to the development of the beer market as we now know it.

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Power grab: EPA wants to garnish wages of polluters

The EPA is revered by mainstream environmentalists. Believe me I know. I work within the environmental community from time to time. For the folks who are most command and control oriented the EPA is the hammer of choice.

Believe it or not there is some political spectrum to the environmental community. It’s not all left wing, bearded, bikeshare advocates. They let ME in the door. And there are other libertarians and conservatives who show up at the table. A few.

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Death of the Bush/Obama era? The rise of the “conservatarian” in Silicon Valley? Rand Paul warmly received in tech country

I was just out in San Francisco and I definitely sensed a political shift in the winds. Obama’s “hope and change” has long left the Bay Area for many, though most won’t say it out loud yet. One gets the feeling out there that people think now is the time to begin turning the page on this political era, the Bush/Obama era.

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