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A Case Study in Crony Capitalism

Billion dollar deals, a powerful investment bank, government officials, bribery, money laundering, extraditions, implausible denials of wrongdoing by top executives – what else could you ask for in a story about crony capitalism?

Will the Export-Import Bank Rise Again?

Let’s hope not. But it IS still alive thanks to some very unprincipled “conservatives” in Congress. Boeing’s bank still exists thanks to some Republicans joining with the likes of Maxine Waters. It should have died a couple of years ago....

Why New York attorneys general are such power-mad freaks

We’ll just keep the great headlines going with this one from good ole’ Charlie Gasparino. And in fairness to the New York AGs, most politicians, especially ones with real power, are often power-mad freaks. Power is a drug, it...