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Showing posts with label Crony Capitalism. Show all posts
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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

DeMint: ‘Big Business Is No Friend of Conservatism’

Former Sen. Jim DeMint, the president of the Heritage Foundation, writes in his new book—“Falling in Love With America Again”—about the cozy relationship between big business and big government.

“Almost all big corporations benefit from, advocate for, and downright like big government,” DeMint writes.

In an interview with CNSNews.com, DeMint explained his view that a corollary to this principle is that big business and conservatism are not on the same team.

Read more at Cybercast News Service >>


 

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

America Confronted by Renewal or Revolution

By Daniel J. Cassidy

The Boston Tea Party, 1846 Nathan Currier depiction
They were patriots who loved their country but were wearied by a government whose distant wars and foreign intrigues placed a crushing and ever-growing tax burden on our people.  They were frustrated by a government that denied them access to vast American territories and the God-given resources they contain and that are needed for the well-being of our people.  They saw a government creating a “multitude of new offices to harass” and regulate the people and their businesses.  They grew hostile to a government of powerful special interests that promulgated treaties and trade practices for the benefit of a few, and mostly foreign interests, while denying hardworking and resourceful American workmen and women, farmers and manufacturers, the opportunity to compete on a fair and level playing field in world commerce.  They saw a government headed by a young and inexperienced leader surrounded by dishonest and self-serving deputies, whose arrogance and indifference to the plight of ordinary people drove loyal, patriotic Americans to a symbolic act of defiance.