Cronyism

Lobbying Provides 22,000% Return on Investment

A new study from the Government Accountability Institute revealed that for every dollar corporations spent on lobbying in 2004, they received $220 in return — a 22,000% return on investment! This study confirms that cronyism, or crony capitalism, is a huge problem today. Instead of success being determined by the free market and the rule of law, the success of… Read more →

Snyder to Nationalize Railroad Lines for Another Pet Project

By Greg George As our nation nears $16 trillion in debt, Governor Snyder is using $140 million of taxpayer money that was sent back by Florida’s Republican Governor to nationalize railroad tracks for a high-speed rail project between Chicago and Detroit. Governor Snyder, Obama Administration’s Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, Congressmen Hansen Clarke and John Dingell, Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano… Read more →