Amazon’s Massive Government Contractor Cronyism Receives New Huge Scrutiny

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We’ve long chronicled the incredibly obnoxious government cronyism incredibly huge Amazon (Market Cap: $779 billion) garners. Uber-Crony Amazon – Is About To Get The Biggest Crony Deal In DC’s Awful History Amazon: Government – And Its Crony, Monopoly Straight-Jacket How Crony Corrupt Is Amazon? The Right And Left Are Both Nauseated By It Amazon gets […]

A Shutdown That Actually Affects Everyone: Blocking Oil Production and Distribution

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What do governments have – that no private sector company has? Employer-designated “non-essential personnel.” Merriam Webster’s dictionary offers up the following “non-essential” synonyms: “Dispensable, gratuitous, inessential, needless, uncalled-for, unessential, unnecessary, unwarranted.” Thank God governments hire oh-so-many of these people. We are in the midst of a federal government shutdown.  A result of which – is […]

How Crony Corrupt is Amazon? The Right and Left Are Both Nauseated By It

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The old political paradigm into which DC has spent the last many decades cramming the country – is coming apart at the seams. Busting through, actually.  As constituencies jammed into one ideological side or other – are breaking free of their imposed bounds.  We are in the midst of a massive, omni-directional realignment.  Descriptives and […]

Pattern of Behavior: Did Amazon Steal Its Way to Cloud Computing Prominence?

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I am beginning to wonder if Amazon has ever done anything straight-shooting and/or above board – to acquire its massive market dominance and cash cap ($744 billion). Amazon Retail for nearly two decades has submarined and strip mined brick-and-mortar competitors by selling nigh everything during the retail-make-or-break Christmas season – at a loss. Amazon: Nearly […]

How Does One Stop Cronyism? One Crony at a Time

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The federal government spends a whopping four trillion dollars per year.  And prior to the Donald Trump Administration’s most overdue and much appreciated mass regulatory reductions – the federal government regulated at a compliance cost of two trillion dollars per year. That’s six trillion dollars per year worth of power – lorded over a country […]

Bezos and His Amazon Continue to Royally Rip Off Taxpayers

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This last week delivered us an end to a nauseating year-plus saga. Which consisted of the World’s Richest Man Jeff Bezos private jetting himself all around the nation.  So as to have government after government promise to hand him ever larger piles of our money – in exchange for Bezos choosing their locale to locate […]