Three people died in illegal human experiments carried out by John Podesta backer’s firm

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Meet Hansjorg Wyss, Swiss citizen, medical device mogul, “person number 7″ in a recent federal lawsuit, friend to John Podesta and the Center for American Progress, and big time political whale. He’s also the 112th richest man in the world.

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Obama Campaign Donor Wins FCC Waiver From Auction Rules

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Want to bid for airwave space? Do you do too much business to qualify for “small business” bidding status and the benefits which go with it? Well, then just call up your buddies in Washington and get a waiver. It helps if you give hundreds of thousands of dollars to the President though. Just keep that in mind.

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Big Business: Lapdog of the Left

Viva public/private partnerships! Viva crony capitalism!!!

Viva public/private partnerships! Viva crony capitalism!!!

The National Review’s Jonah Goldberg argues that what is called the American “Left” will never really fight crony capitalism. That what the progressives actually want is not the separation of business and the state but business which will do as it is told. Business as junior partner to the government. A lapdog.

Is he right?

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NBC: The GAO said that 11 out of 12 fictitious applicants secured government subsidized healthcare.

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Obamacare is truly one of the most amazing pieces of law the world has ever seen. It is the administrative state out of control. It is hubris on an industrial scale. It is an Utopian fantasy constructed in a hurry so that the Republicans couldn’t stop it. It is crony capitalism. It has probably already entered an insurance death spiral.

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Power grab: EPA wants to garnish wages of polluters

Is that a campfire? Well, I sorry to say folks but under code 1.27.65.B you are in violation of the law. Please just give the officer your social security number so we can garnish your wages. Thanks for your cooperation.

“Is that a campfire? Well, I am sorry to say folks but under code 1.27.65.B you are in violation of the law. Please just give the officer your Social Security number so we can garnish your wages. Thanks for your cooperation.”

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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