Cronyism

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Name: Cronyism
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Time to turn back the clock on election process

Aug. 25 — To the Editor:With all the talk about big money in politics and the need to raise large capital for election campaigns, perhaps it's time to remind people how we used to elect our congressional representatives before the 17th Amendment was ... [Published Portsmouth Herald - 7 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

IMF chief Christine Lagarde placed under investigation in €400m fraud and corruption case

Charges of negligence carry a maximum sentence of a year in prison and a 15,000-euro fine.Reacting to the shock development, Miss Lagarde, said: "I have instructed my lawyer to appeal this decision which I consider totally without merit."I return back ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 22 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

RNC Blasts Obama Administration for Judicial Cronyism

Posted August 27, 2014Liberal legal activist group within the Democracy Alliance packs DC Circuit Court to protect President’s regulatory and executive order agendaWASHINGTON –  RNC Chairman Reince Priebus today blasted the American Constitution Society ... [Published Republican National Committee - 12 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Rauner: Dept. of Agriculture 'full of cronyism'

The GOP candidate for Illinois governor says if elected he'd work to overhaul the state Department of Agriculture.Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - 17 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Mitch McConnell Doesn’t Help Republicans Look Anti-Cronyism

Did you happen to catch  this story  the other day at National Journal? “Only one week after Sen. Mitch McConnell took the CEO of Delta Air Lines to breakfast in the exclusive Senate Dining Room last month, the airline executive and his wife wrote ... [Published RedState Blog - 23 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Enviros' 'Sustainability' Irony

Aug. 27, 2014John Stossel : “Today, instead of environmental regulations that actually save lives, we pay to subsidize politicians' cronies and pet projects, such as electric cars. Voters rarely object to such deals, says David Harsanyi of The Federalist, ... [Published The Patriot Post - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Charlie Crist wins primary, now official candidate to take on Gov. Rick Scott | Video

FORT LAUDERDALE—Charlie Crist won a commanding victory in the Democratic primary Tuesday, propelling him forward into what's already a blistering hot campaign against Republican Gov. Rick Scott in what will be the highest profile — and most expensive ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 3 reports

Africa’s development: the fallacy of self-sufficiency (2)

Of state and crony capitalismN ow, that takes me to state and crony capitalism. Dr Moghalu argued that cronyism is a reality of our lives, and that Africa can invent an economic model based on crony capitalism and actually transform its economy. He credited ... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Allan H. Meltzer: Cronyism vs. the Constitution

Most of us learned in grade school that the Constitution parcels legislative, executive and judicial power into separate branches of the government. This separation of powers—the system of checks and balances—is to prevent tyranny and ensure that all ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Blow for public integrity

The Supreme Court verdict holding coal block allocations made since 1993 illegal confirms a long-known, but little-acknowledged malaise pervading the administration: cronyism often overshadowing m... ... [Published The Hindu - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

The Status Quo's Model Of "How The World Works" Is Broken

Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog,The Status Quo is dysfunctional because its model of how the world works is broken.Much has been written about the dysfunction in Washington D.C.  Pundits have been wringing their hands for years over ... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

End RI County cronyism

As a county taxpayer, I am saddened by the lack of leadership on the Rock Island County Board.We trust the daily administration of the county to an elected official with little formal training in running a complex unit of government. We need competent, ... [Published QC Times - Aug 26 2014]

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"This is because there is no clear policy, principle or philosophy. What remains clear is the efforts taken to achieve the objective of certain quarters" Shamsul told Umno Online
Article I, Section 4: 1: "The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof; but the Congress may at any time by Law make or alter such Regulations, except as to the Places of chusing Senators."
...Hence, the massive injection of taxpayer subsidies. Even FitchFitch ratings warns "toll roads with meaningful untolled competition, especially those designed to relieve congestions, could be vulnerable because their value would diminish with lower traffic growth” in its report last year . The private guys won’t risk their own capital for such loser projects, but the government is only too willing to risk our money."
...with an MBA says Kazakhstan's beef industry was a mess when he entered it four years ago, plagued by small, disease-addled herds and no vaccines. "I had to smuggle them in every time I traveled" he says

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HuffPo Has a Scoop: Conservative Candidates App... [Published Power Line - 12 hours ago]
(John Hinderaker) Someone–possibly an attendee, possibly a member of the hotel staff–audio taped a Koch-sponsored conference that was held in California last June. This, I take it, was one of the twice-a-year seminars that Koch puts on, by invitation, ...
Exclusive–Reince Priebus: Leftist Money, Harry ... [Published Breitbart Feed - 17 hours ago]
Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus slammed President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for working alongside a well-oiled machine of “dark money” leftist donors to engage in “judicial cronyism,” packing courts with ...
Mitch McConnell Doesn’t Help Republicans Look A... [Published RedState Blog - 23 hours ago]
Did you happen to catch  this story  the other day at National Journal? “Only one week after Sen. Mitch McConnell took the CEO of Delta Air Lines to breakfast in the exclusive Senate Dining Room last month, the airline executive and his wife wrote ...
Sheriff Joe Arpaio Allegedly Allows Chinese Hac... [Published Wonkette - Aug 27 2014]
Sheriff Joe Arpaio (seen here crushing the testicles of an invisible immigrant) allegedly, we said allegedly, failed to report an alleged Chinese spy who infiltrated the Arizona Counter Terrorism [sic; seriously, Arizona, buy an AP style book] Information ...
Ron Paul: "Americans Must Choose Non-Interventi... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 27 2014]
Originally posted at Voices Of Liberty, powered by Ron Paul , Ron Paul and Mark Spitznagel are passionate about non-interventionism, free markets, and Austrian economics. In spite of their years, these passions former Congressman Paul and Mr. Spitznagel ...
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