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Amazon Went Fishing and Virginia Took the Bait

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s signing over of as much as $750 million in taxpayer subsidies to Amazon is a reminder of how terrible politicians can be even when going about the normal business of policy-making.

Government Becoming Amazon’s Prime Customer

Amazon’s strategy of hiring former high level government officials so that they can use their relationships to lobby the government for business has helped Amazon to land federal contracts worth billions of dollars.

Amazon’s Prime Example of Crony Capitalism

How do you win a multi-billion dollar government contract? You start with crony capitalism of course. Just look at Amazon’s bid for the $10 billion cloud computing contract with the Defense Department if you want to see how it’s done.