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Tag Archives: cronyism

Big Business: Lapdog of the Left

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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The Crony Capitalism Machine

Veronique de Rugy is one of the leading voices in the fight against crony capitalism. I highly recommend  a follow on Twitter, @veroderugy . Below are her thoughts on the Export-Import Bank of the United States, aka Boeing’s Bank, aka “The Crony Capitalism Machine.”

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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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Former Labor Secretary illegally raised funds for Obama?

Hilda Solis has worked for labor unions for her entire career. Therefore when President Obama appointed her to be Labor Secretary it was tantamount to giving a federal department to union special interests. That was only the start of what has turned out to be five and a half years of crony capitalism at the highest level.

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