Posts Tagged ‘Crony Capitalism’

  • The Old Ideas Are Old
    Posted by on May 18th, 2015 at 8:43 am, Comments: 0

    Was reading the Chicago Booth Capital Ideas magazine.  They always have some interesting articles that will cause you to think.  I will get a few […]

  • It Costs $200B to Manage $500B In Federal Grants
    Posted by on November 25th, 2013 at 5:06 am, Comments: 0

    It’s really easy to point out and decry waste in the government.  Virtually all governments have waste.  The Federal government is a monumental waste machine […]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on March 27th, 2013 at 5:00 am, Comments: 0

    New supercomputer debuts at the University of Illinois. The coming money revolt. Hey, if you have money in an EU savings account, you might want […]

  • Mayor Bloomberg, Money and Politics
    Posted by on August 14th, 2012 at 4:31 pm, Comments: 0

    This morning I was at a Chicago Economic Club breakfast. The two panelists were Mayor Bloomberg from NYC, and Obama’s former chief of staff, Bill […]

  • Crony Capitalism
    Posted by on June 20th, 2012 at 11:48 pm, Comments: 0

    Many just say the words crony capitalism and think about how corporate lobbyists get cozy with government officials. Other ways it manifests itself is via […]

  • The Millions Are Better Than The Monolith
    Posted by on December 20th, 2011 at 9:00 am, Comments: 0

    Love this, (thanks Insty). Simply love what he has to say, and how he goes after the “ruling class”. If you are paying attention to […]

  • What I Want To Be When I Grow Up
    Posted by on September 29th, 2011 at 8:00 am, Comments: 0

    When you are a little kid in grade school, your teacher always assigns you an essay about what you want to be when you grow […]

  • Is This A “Buyback”? A Tax ? Or a Payoff?
    Posted by on September 13th, 2011 at 1:28 pm, Comments: 0

    Breaking news on Goldman Sachs($GS). They are “investing” $500 million nationwide in small business. Josh Brown wrote about stock buybacks today. Buybacks are inefficient uses […]

  • The Pivot
    Posted by on June 14th, 2011 at 8:18 am, Comments: 0

    Obama is pivoting quickly. He is doing it using the Chicago boys. Listen to what he says. The strategy is if he says it enough, […]

  • Anemic Jobs Report
    Posted by on June 3rd, 2011 at 8:41 am, Comments: 0

    Wow, jobs grew by less than estimated in April, and were really anemic in May. How can anyone be optimistic after this? Unemployment is rising […]

  • Gangsta Government
    Posted by on May 13th, 2011 at 7:26 am, Comments: 0

    In the beginning the founding father’s created the Constitution, and then the Bill of Rights.  Being children of the Enlightenment, they deliberately created a system […]