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Tag: local cronyism
Guest Post: Detroit’s Bankruptcy WILL Bite You In the Wallet

By N. Yakovlevitch Does Detroit filing for bankruptcy indicate that the decades of corruption and can-kicking in America’s municipal governments have finally caught up with us? I don’t think most Americans understand just how serious this is and just how much...

Car Buyers Get Hijacked by Crony Capitalism

We have given Tesla a hard time as a beneficiary of crony capitalism. The special loans given to the electric car manufacturer by the Department of Energy and guaranteed by the taxpayer are unfair and great examples of the “green...

Farm Bureau Turns on Small Farmers

Farm Bureau is an insurance company which in Virginia guards the gate to all farming legislation jealously. In the past, bills having to do with agriculture in the Commonwealth had to be blessed by the company.