Cronyism

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Name: Cronyism
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Asia's emerging countries need to move away from nepotism, cronyism

TOKYO -- On April 30, Malaysian business tycoon Liew Kee Sin resigned as CEO of SP Setia, the country's leading property developer, without drawing much public attention.For 18 years, Liew led SP Setia's aggressive drive to develop high-end residential ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

County will pay Silliman $68K

The former Clark County freeholder and one-time Republican legislative candidate hired to assist the board of commissioners will receive an annual salary of $68,280.The county's agreement with Peter Silliman, hired last week as a research assistant/policy ... [Published Columbian.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Rent seekers, is the world your oyster?

Unsure of the situation, when faced with the prospect of getting educated to earn a living, many of us chose to sail out of the country — for many of us the competition, either to get a place in a reputable university or to secure employment after education, ... [Published Bdnews24.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Groundbreaking New Report Exposes Tax Code Cronyism in the States

Report reveals state governments manipulate their tax codes to create unequal opportunities for businesses and individualsMaryland, Illinois, Oregon and New Jersey among states that aggressively pursue tax carve-outs; full 50-state table included in ... [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

The “Insider Threat Program” and Obama’s War on Whistleblowers

By Michael Krieger : The Obama Administration’s Orwellian government employee snitch network, dubbed the “Insider Threat Program,” first made headlines about a year ago. I found it to be so disturbingly significant I wrote a post about it ... [Published St George West - Jul 24 2014]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

When to hold ‘em . . . when to fold 'em

OPINION: One MP forced to retire over a fresh credit-card scandal. A minister who can't be bothered queueing for his flight so skips security altogether and gets away with it. National's cup has been running over with mea culpas - or is that "my bad" ... [Published The Press NZ - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Probation convictions: business as usual?

12:20 p.m.The whole smarmy business makes you want to take a shower, but the racketeering and conspiracy trial of former Probation Commissioner Jack O’Brien and two top aides was more than just your garden variety patronage. As the Globe’s Tom Farragher ... [Published Milford Daily News - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Bad governance

_ Mill-levy increases would be less or unwarranted if local governments operated as a democracy. If the majority governed, there would be no cronyism, tax abatements, special tax districts, no-bid contracts or Taj Mahal recreation center.Lawrence finished ... [Published Lawrence Journal-World - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Corruption's high price

Today, Illinois is associated with debt, corruption and cronyism as much as it is with Abe Lincoln. A new study of the costs of corruption helps people better appreciate just how expensive that association is.Professors from Indiana University and City ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Kathie Glass. Libertarian for Texas governor, visits Jim Wells, Duval and Nueces counties

Kathie Glass, Libertarian for Texas Governor, stopped in Alice, San Diego and Robstown this week as part of her "Texas 254 Tour."Glass is on her South Texas tour which began at her ranch in McDade, Texas on Wednesday, June 16 and included events throughout ... [Published AliceTX.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Bunting is dedicated

Accessibility and quality are what you want from your Representative in Topeka, is it not?Walking door to door for months in District 72 communities of Newton, North Newton and Whitewater, Barbara has been listening and learning from the constituency ... [Published Hutchinson News - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Writer urges Lake Township citizens to get involved

Wikipedia defines political corruption as the use of powers by government officials for illegitimate private gain. Forms of corruption vary, but include cronyism, nepotism and embezzlement. Cronyism is partiality to long-standing friends. Nepotism is ... [Published Houghton Lake Resorter - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: Citizen, Nepotism, Cronyism

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In January 2007, then-ANC secretary general Kgalema Motlanthe said: "Almost every project is conceived because it offers certain people a chance to make money."
...com Friday. "They've made millions off of the hurricane and are looking to cash in again in Roxbury. This is more political cronyism and corruption at it's finest. ... You can't make this stuff up. It's like from a movie."
As Kathie Glass says, "Washington is broken and the two-party system is corrupted by special interests. If we are to save our liberty, our Constitution, and our country, we have to chart a new course -- away from Washington and outside the corrupt two party system."
...and losers through their tax codes," said Jonathan Williams, co-author of the report and director of the ALEC Center for State Fiscal Reform. "Instead of engaging in tax cronyism, which creates a system that caters to government-favored businesses and individuals while pushing out the others that do not receive special treatment, policy makers should strive to create a competitive tax system for all businesses."

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When to hold ‘em . . . when to fold 'em [Published The Press NZ - 13 hours ago]
Probation convictions: business as usual? [Published Milford Daily News - 14 hours ago]
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Letter: Bad governance [Published Lawrence Journal-World - Jul 25 2014]
Editorial: Corruption's high price [Published Quad-Cities Online - Jul 25 2014]
The "Insider Threat Program" And The Government... [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 25 2014]
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POINTS & FIGURES: Corporate Tax Inversions and ... [Published Instapundit - 9 hours ago]
POINTS & FIGURES: Corporate Tax Inversions and Politics. You want to talk “economic patriotism?” Economic patriotism means not turning the US economy and government into an unAmerican slough of cronyism, graft, and redistribution. President Obama ...
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As Jelani Cobb wrote recently in The New Yorker : “The past year has offered an odd object lesson in historical redundancy. The fiftieth anniversaries of major points in the civil-rights movement tick by at the same time that Supreme Court decisions ...
The "Insider Threat Program" And The Government... [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 25 2014]
Submitted by Michael Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog , The Obama Administration’s Orwellian government employee snitch network, dubbed the “Insider Threat Program,” first made headlines about a year ago. I found it to be so disturbingly significant ...
The “Insider Threat Program” and Obama’s War on... [Published St George West - Jul 24 2014]
By Michael Krieger : The Obama Administration’s Orwellian government employee snitch network, dubbed the “Insider Threat Program,” first made headlines about a year ago. I found it to be so disturbingly significant I wrote a post about it ...
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