Tag Archives: Crony Capitalism

“Green” Graft: After Receiving “Green Energy” Stimulus Money, Tesla CEO Buys $17 Million Mansion

One of the notable characteristics of the Soviet Union before it fell was the increasingly-noticeable divergence of laws and policies that affected “connected” people versus the lowly, regular Soviet citizens. Before its predictable collapse, high-ranking Party members and their friends … Continue reading

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The Accomplishment They Didn’t Highlight

The horrendous economy that Obama inherited was caused by the collapse in the housing market and the failure of new financial products like credit default swaps and mortgage-backed securities. The failures weren’t limited to just government officials. Lawmakers at the … Continue reading

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Breaking Up The Banks And Bringing Back Glass-Steagall

Monopolies, whether they’re private or governmental, are not in the best interest of the American public. The same could be said of any company that’s supposedly “too big to fail” — like the big banks.

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“You Didn’t Build That” Is Actually Worse When You Put It In Context

Sometimes, it can be difficult living in this age of cell phone cameras, seemingly infinite digital file storage and a media that operates at the speed of light. In a moment, a politician can say something, and within seconds, the … Continue reading

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The Myth Of “Mitt Romney’s Solyndra”

In keeping with the efforts of leftists to shift focus to anything but the Obama administration’s string of failures, Liberals are squealing with delight as they believe they have found Romney’s “Solyndra”. However, with even cursory scrutiny, the truth is … Continue reading

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Liberal Nonsense Of The Day: Paul Krugman Edition

A big part of my job here at DustinStockton.com involves exposing the inane arguments made by big-government proponents. But every once in awhile, my job is made easier by leftists spewing their unique blend of arrogance and insanity, making their … Continue reading

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