One of the reasons the Islamic State had so much success last years was because 40 M-1 Abrams that Iraq bought with the military aid money provided by US taxpayers magically ended up in the hands of the Islamic State forces. So,now your money is going to be used to “sell” 140 more M-1 tamks […]Read more "Greasing The Wheels Of The Military Industrial Complex"
This article was originally published by John Slattery at The Free Market Project on March 25, 2011. Gaming a System Designed to be Gamed Ed Morrissey at Hot Air writes: Obama’s favorite CEO gets GE out from paying any US taxes. It turns out that GE has lobbied it’s way into a position where, while […]Read more "Guest Saturday #2 with The Free Market Project"
A can of worms or a rat’s nest are the words that come to mind when I think about the subject of money and politics. When is it legitimately supporting the candidate of one’s choice? When is it the legitimate lobbying by a constituency to present their views on a bill before Congress? When is it […]Read more "Money, Politics, and Ethics"