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Old 05-23-2012, 07:31 PM
 
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Obama Sides With Crony Capitalism Over Free Enterprise

***Politicians Who Supported Obama “Struck Gold” According The Department Of Energy’s Own Numbers. “At the same time, several politicians who supported Obama managed to strike gold by launching alternative-energy companies and obtaining grants. How much did they get? According to the Department of Energy’s own numbers ... a lot.” (Peter Schweizer, “Obama Campaign Backers And Bundlers Rewarded With Green Grants And Loans,” Newsweek, 11/12/11)


***The Energy Department’s Inspector General Found That Contracts Were Steered To “Friends And Family.” “The Department of Energy’s inspector general, Gregory Friedman, who was not a political appointee, chastised the alternative-energy loan and grant programs for their absence of ‘sufficient transparency and accountability.’ He has testified that contracts have been steered to ‘friends and family.’” (Peter Schweizer, “Obama Campaign Backers And Bundlers Rewarded With Green Grants And Loans,” Newsweek, 11/12/11)


Despite his misleading attack on free enterprise, we won’t hear President Obama criticize his administration’s crony capitalism and its failure to create jobs.


Obama has fooled his faithful into believing that he cares about them. Trust me, they believe that he is genuine.

But, he's just a sleazy politician, giving favors to the very people his constituents despise.
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Old 05-23-2012, 07:57 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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Socialism for thee, not for me.
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Old 05-23-2012, 08:06 PM
 
Location: The Republic of Texas
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Crisis capitalism....


Crisis Capitalism


Crisis theory is generally associated with Marxian economics. In this context crisis refers to what is called, even currently and outside Marxian theory in many European countries a "conjuncture" or especially sharp bust cycle of the regular boom and bust pattern of what Marxists term "chaotic" capitalist development, which, if no countervailing action is taken, develops into a recession or depression
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Old 05-23-2012, 08:11 PM
 
Location: Austin
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Obama Sides With Crony Capitalism Over Free Enterprise

***Politicians Who Supported Obama “Struck Gold” According The Department Of Energy’s Own Numbers. “At the same time, several politicians who supported Obama managed to strike gold by launching alternative-energy companies and obtaining grants. How much did they get? According to the Department of Energy’s own numbers ... a lot.” (Peter Schweizer, “Obama Campaign Backers And Bundlers Rewarded With Green Grants And Loans,” Newsweek, 11/12/11)


***The Energy Department’s Inspector General Found That Contracts Were Steered To “Friends And Family.” “The Department of Energy’s inspector general, Gregory Friedman, who was not a political appointee, chastised the alternative-energy loan and grant programs for their absence of ‘sufficient transparency and accountability.’ He has testified that contracts have been steered to ‘friends and family.’” (Peter Schweizer, “Obama Campaign Backers And Bundlers Rewarded With Green Grants And Loans,” Newsweek, 11/12/11)


Despite his misleading attack on free enterprise, we won’t hear President Obama criticize his administration’s crony capitalism and its failure to create jobs.


Obama has fooled his faithful into believing that he cares about them. Trust me, they believe that he is genuine.

But, he's just a sleazy politician, giving favors to the very people his constituents despise.

Why is this news? Everyone knows Obama is a poster child for Crony Capitalism.
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Old 05-23-2012, 08:33 PM
 
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Why is this news?
I don't know.


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Everyone knows Obama is a poster child for Crony Capitalism.

You know, the OWS hoodlums will still vote for Barack.

They are too dumb to know that Obama is in bed with the very people they hate.
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Old 05-23-2012, 09:23 PM
 
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I don't know.





You know, the OWS hoodlums will still vote for Barack.

They are too dumb to know that Obama is in bed with the very people they hate.
Oh, they know it, they just think the American public is stupid enough to believe they are sincere in their protests while Obama's funders (unions and Soros funded organizations) bankroll their efforts.
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Old 10-27-2013, 09:01 AM
 
Location: North America
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Obama Sides With Crony Capitalism Over Free Enterprise

***Politicians Who Supported Obama “Struck Gold” According The Department Of Energy’s Own Numbers. “At the same time, several politicians who supported Obama managed to strike gold by launching alternative-energy companies and obtaining grants. How much did they get? According to the Department of Energy’s own numbers ... a lot.” (Peter Schweizer, “Obama Campaign Backers And Bundlers Rewarded With Green Grants And Loans,” Newsweek, 11/12/11)


***The Energy Department’s Inspector General Found That Contracts Were Steered To “Friends And Family.” “The Department of Energy’s inspector general, Gregory Friedman, who was not a political appointee, chastised the alternative-energy loan and grant programs for their absence of ‘sufficient transparency and accountability.’ He has testified that contracts have been steered to ‘friends and family.’” (Peter Schweizer, “Obama Campaign Backers And Bundlers Rewarded With Green Grants And Loans,” Newsweek, 11/12/11)


Despite his misleading attack on free enterprise, we won’t hear President Obama criticize his administration’s crony capitalism and its failure to create jobs.


Obama has fooled his faithful into believing that he cares about them. Trust me, they believe that he is genuine.

But, he's just a sleazy politician, giving favors to the very people his constituents despise.
Healthcare.gov was a no-bid contract given to the president's wife's college roommate.

I hope Barack Obama never again pretends to be against crony capitalism.
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Old 10-27-2013, 09:10 AM
 
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Healthcare.gov was a no-bid contract given to the president's wife's college roommate.

I hope Barack Obama never again pretends to be against crony capitalism.
First, get your facts straight. She wasn't her roommate. She was her classmate -- along with lots of other people that she didn't know. Lots of people who were my classmates did things too. It isn't evidence that there was collusion.

So because two people were in the same class at Princeton, that means that they not only know each other, but that one would give the other an enormous government contract?

Second, so? Scalia's son's law firm argued Bush vs. Gore. Clarence Thomas's wife was hired by the Bush transition team.
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Old 10-27-2013, 09:19 AM
 
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First, get your facts straight. She wasn't her roommate. She was her classmate -- along with lots of other people that she didn't know. Lots of people who were my classmates did things too. It isn't evidence that there was collusion.

So because two people were in the same class at Princeton, that means that they not only know each other, but that one would give the other an enormous government contract?

Second, so? Scalia's son's law firm argued Bush vs. Gore. Clarence Thomas's wife was hired by the Bush transition team.
So the First Lady and the executive at this company that was handed a no-bid contract and failed miserably due to incompetence don't know each other...but both happen to be members of the Princeton Black Alumni Association.

Yeah...probably just a crazy coincidence.

And if a conservative exhibits crony capitalism that means its OK for a liberal to conduct themselves in such a manner?

Why such low standards?
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Old 10-27-2013, 09:20 AM
 
Location: Long Island, NY
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Thanks for the resurrection of an old thread from before the 2012 election.
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