Democrats’ all-too-telling love for Maxine Waters

Ms. Waters is a crony capitalist to the max who recently said that Putin had invaded Korea (she meant Crimea – but in this video one can see she’s not really sure about where either one is, or perhaps WHAT either one is).  She is far from the type of person the Democrats should be celebrating. But if the Democrats want to keep on losing – go right ahead.

Seriously,

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Using Political Connections, Al Gore Has Become “Romney Rich.”

If one wants to learn how to become a top notch crony capitalist, one could do worse than mentoring under Al Gore. In 2000 Al Gore was “worth” (I hate the term) $1.7 million dollars. Now, 12 years later, after parlaying his name and connections in the name of environmental responsibility, he is worth $200 million.

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VA Gubernatorial Candidate Terry McAuliffe Examined Closely By the WSJ, The Guy Likes Crony Capitalism.

As much as I’d love to see renewable technologies work (without subsidies), I’d love to have a solar powered car, or a house powered by the sea breeze, the great “green energy” initiative has been a bust. Solyndra is not the only example, there are many more, GreenTech, once headed Terry McAuliffe appears to be such a venture.

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Poverty Professionals And The Crony Capitalists Who Love Them

Another excellent article from Bill Freeza at CEI.

Boy, is he right. As we document all the time here there is a lot of money to be made in “anti-poverty” programs. From JP Morgan’s administration of the EBT program in various states (in Florida alone the contract is over $100 million) to Big Ag which is impacted greatly by what is put on the “food stamp list,”  there are a lot of revenue streams for giant businesses in the welfare state.

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Carpetbagger Crony Capitalist Terry McAuliffe Seeks Control of Virginia Governorship

This guy isn’t even from Virginia. He’s from Syracuse New York, where his dad was a big Democratic Party boss. Amazingly a 30 year old McAuliffe, after a tour with Jimmy Carter, became president of a failing small bank in suburban Washington DC which then suddenly became the bank to go to for the politically connected.

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