Posts Tagged ‘corruption’

Feds Reward Waste, Incompetence and Corruption


Tuesday October 9th, 2012   •   Posted by Lloyd Billingsley at 10:10am PDT   •   0 Comments

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Quality of Life Is Far Higher in Countries with Greater Economic Freedom


Friday July 1st, 2011   •   Posted by David Theroux at 6:09pm PDT   •   0 Comments

Here is an excellent new video on the relationship between economic freedom and economic and social well-being. The freer a country is, the higher the quality of life and more happiness, including less poverty, more prosperity, longer life spans, cleaner environment, less corruption, lower child mortality, more civil liberties, and less unemployment. Freer countries…
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Pro-ObamaCare Washington Post and CBS Received Money from Obamacare Slush Fund


Thursday April 7th, 2011   •   Posted by David Theroux at 5:37pm PDT   •   0 Comments

Matthew Boyle at The Daily Caller reports in “Washington Post and CBS receiving money from Obamacare slush fund” that key pro-Obamacare media, corporations, and unions have all received funding from the ObamaCare act: Two mainstream news organizations are receiving hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars from Obamacare’s Early Retiree Reinsurance Program (ERRP) — a…
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89,000 Stimulus Payments Went to Dead People or Those in Prison


Friday October 8th, 2010   •   Posted by David Theroux at 12:34am PDT   •   1 Comment

The Associated Press reports that the Social Security Administration’s Inspector General has determined that: “More than 89,000 stimulus payments of $250 each went to people who were either dead or in prison, a government investigator says in a new report. “The payments, which were part of last year’s massive economic recovery package, were meant…
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Government Motors CEO Receives $9 Million Pay Package


Saturday September 11th, 2010   •   Posted by David Theroux at 1:57am PDT   •   2 Comments

The Associated Press reports that having received a $50 billion bailout in corporate welfare from the U.S. government, General Motors Corporation (GM) is giving its new CEO Daniel Akerson a $9-million pay package, the same deal received by his predecessor Edward Whitacre. Akerson is the fourth CEO in less than two years at Government…
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Can the Leviathan Be Stopped or Slowed?


Tuesday August 24th, 2010   •   Posted by Robert Higgs at 4:44pm PDT   •   0 Comments

In a recent commentary titled “Diagnostics and Therapeutics in Political Economy,” I endeavored to show that an analytical understanding of past growth in the government’s size, scope, and power does not permit us to prescribe effective means of stopping or slowing this growth, particularly any simple silver bullet remedy, and I specifically disclaimed any…
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