crony capitalism

FIFA Crisis the Result of Crony Capitalism?

Last week, led by Loretta Lynch and the US Department of Justice, indictments were handed down on foreign FIFA officials alleged to have engaged in corruption – chief among those alleged activities was accepting bribes for a World Cup. In a rather bold press conference …

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The Start of a Slow Death for The Internet

As I’ve been saying all along about so-called Net Neutrality, it’s a sham! Dressed up with a benign and harmless name, Net Neutrality will take away advantages the internet has provided small businesses and transfer them to corporations with fat wallets looking for exceptions (conglomerates …

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Living and Dying by the US Constitution

[dropcap style=”style1, style2, style3, or style4″]W[/dropcap]hen everything seems to clash, and politicians back one side of the argument or the other, we have a document that defines our community, settles our differences, and reconciles our values. It binds our governing philosophy of democracy, our economic …

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Capitalism has Nothing to do With Greed and Everything to do With Freedom

Contrary to the opinion of the iconic Gordon Gekko from the movie Wall Street, greed is not good; and amongst free market supporters it has never been viewed as anything more than an evil of crony capitalism. True capitalism, at its heart, is based on …

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A Free Market Economy is the Only Option for America

Without question a free market is the best environment for consumers and entrepreneurs. It encourages firms to compete with one another based on quality and cost (not which business has better political connections). In a free market, entrepreneurs are forced to constantly innovate and create …

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