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Tag: cronies
CIA leaker: Clinton ‘given a pass’ for emails

It seemed like a few years ago more people wondered aloud whether the United States was becoming a banana republic. Now however, though we are not Honduras, it is fair to say that in many respects we have indeed become...

What Is the Price of Perfect Equality?

Equality under the law is vital to a robust and relatively free society. It is a principal which should be celebrated and a goal toward which society should strive. No special deals for special classes. This is a fundamentally American...

How Uber faced off against New York’s mayor and won

Say it with me…”Whah whah whah…” Good on ya Uber. If you can make it, and beat the cronies in New York, you can make it anywhere. Take that cabbie cronies. Of course Bill deBlasio is still going to try...

Cronies are like mushrooms, they grow best in the dark

Technology and open sourced methods of organization—of people, money, and information—represent a real threat to the crony capitalist system. Cronies are like mushrooms, they grow best in the dark. For too long Washington has been a dank cave of insider...

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