ACC Archives

Month: July 2015
How People Outpace Politicians

(From FEE) Maybe there was a time when the political culture seemed to keep up with the pace of innovation. If so, those times are long gone. The rhetoric of electoral politics is exposing the great rift in civic life....

The CTA Empire Strikes Back

By Ed Ring, executive director, California Policy Center Emperor Palpatine: There is a great disturbance in the Force. Darth Vader: I have felt it. Emperor Palpatine: We have a new enemy, the young Rebel… Darth Vader: How is that possible?...

Jon Stewart’s secret White House visits

Cultivating this relationship was smart for the President. It’s a good way to keep tabs on (and to manipulate potentially) tone with an influential young(er) and politically motivated demographic. It is also unfortunately another great example of the #CRONYMEDIA. It...

Ex-Im Bank Finances Small Business Ponzi Scheme

(From ATR) The Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) provided millions of dollars in financing to a Miami small business perpetrating a Ponzi scheme, according to a recent report by the Department of Justice (DOJ). The business had already defrauded private lenders out...