How pathetic, deep and ridiculous is federal government cronyism?
We’ve reached the point where private companies are demanding crony favoritism – against the government.
In this brave new Bizarro World, we are forced to…ugh…defend the government. Because cronyism is awful – no matter who its victim is.
We would like equal protection before the law for everyone. Cronyism is always and everywhere antithetical to that.
And as always, when cronyism screws someone specifically – it screws all of us generally.
Never more directly than when the cronyism costs the government money. Because, of course, that’s our money. (more…)
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Just about nothing US infrastructure – has anything to do with DC. Federal ‘Infrastructure’? State-Local Government and Crony Bail Outs and Slush Funds: “(A) mere five percent of US infrastructure – roads, bridges, tunnels, etc. – actually belongs to the federal government: “‘The private sector owns 65% of it, including power stations, freight railways, pipelines, […]
It’s nauseating how quickly DC has moved to reverse Donald Trump’s America First policies. I get Democrats doing it, of course. They’re nigh universally awful and irredeemable. Republicans are only mostly awful. But the many awful ones drive most DC GOP policy. And with Trump barely in the rearview, the Awful Rs are looking to […]