Nine. I wonder what Mr. Moore’s carbon footprint is?
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.
First the kerfuffle at UNLV over Ms. Clinton’s $225k 1 hour speech, and now this from the student body at UCLA. Looks like at least the students are waking up to the scam.
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.
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?
So what if the head of the agency which regulates derivatives leaves to head a derivative industry group. Nothing sketchy about that.
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.
Uh oh. Someone snitched.
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.