April 30, 2017

Key Solyndra figures get red carpet treatment at Democratic convention?

My Little Cronies. Want to know what Barack Obama’s second-term agenda will be?  Looking at … [Read more...]

$300 million taxpayer investment in Solyndra sold for … $90.3 million

Taxpayers get ... bupkis. In 2009, the Obama administration approved a set of loan guarantees to … [Read more...]

CBS, AP: Dem chair of House Oversight covered up ties to Countrywide for himself, colleagues, and staff

Oversight in the time of Democrats. When Darrell Issa took over the chair of the House Oversight and … [Read more...]

Flashback: Questions Harry Reid won’t answer, part I

As long as we're on the subject ... All of these baseless, evidence-free accusations from Harry Reid … [Read more...]

Bombshell: Obama chief of staff Daley briefed on Solyndra concerns six months before bankruptcy

Before illegally restructuring the loan? The Solyndra scandal took a big step up the ladder today, … [Read more...]

OMB warned WH to cut losses on Solyndra

Rewarding failure. Congressional investigators probing the Obama administration’s actions in … [Read more...]

The Export-Import Bank: Still full of crony capitalism

The Washington version of free markets. As the campaign season has heated up, so have the … [Read more...]

Videos: Romney, RNC attack crony capitalism in Obama stimulus programs

"I sent an email to my partners that said Matt Rogers is about to get treated like a hooker dropped … [Read more...]

Romney camp: The gloves are coming off after the Bain attacks

No more Mr. "Nice Guy." Republicans cheered Mitt Romney’s speech from Pennsylvania last night, … [Read more...]

New Romney ad: “Whatever happened to Hope and Change?”

Plus, donor class over the middle class? Two new ads from Team Romney over the last 24 hours have … [Read more...]

Study in crony capitalism: ObamaCare and Big Pharma

"The Tea Party isn't angry enough." On one hand, the links between the White House and the … [Read more...]

More 2009 e-mails show extent of drug industry’s involvement in health care push

Nobody in here but us chickens! A fat stack of recently released e-mails between the White House and … [Read more...]

LightSquared files for bankruptcy protection

Chapter 11. It’s been a while since we looked in on LightSquared, the firm that wanted to roll … [Read more...]

LightSquared files for bankruptcy protection

Chapter 11. It’s been a while since we looked in on LightSquared, the firm that wanted to roll … [Read more...]

LightSquared files for bankruptcy protection

Chapter 11. It’s been a while since we looked in on LightSquared, the firm that wanted to roll … [Read more...]

Video: Asking “Big Brother may I?” in order to work

Killing competition. Should people require government permission before being allowed to work?  … [Read more...]

Obama aides: This whole Hilary Rosen episode shows that Obama is willing to take on his friends

Friends are different than cronies. Two of Barack Obama’s top aides took to the airwaves last … [Read more...]

WH comms group smarter than Obama, Chu on Solyndra?

"Ugh." Politico has a big scoop on the Solyndra story today, but Darren Samuelsohn doesn’t … [Read more...]

Michelle Obama e-mail to donors: Barack loves you back

Oh, goodie. This reminds me of nothing so much as it reminds me of the scene in the musical Chicago … [Read more...]

Bill Moyers | David Stockman on Crony Capitalism (VIDEO)

Stockman shares details on how the courtship of politics and high finance have turned our economy … [Read more...]

WaPo: Obama bundlers score big in government sinecures

Patronage as usual? Remember when Barack Obama was going to clean up Washington by eliminating the … [Read more...]

LightSquared CEO resigns after FCC failure; Update: House panel to open probe?

Access flop? With the end near in the LightSquared saga, it comes as no surprise that the leadership … [Read more...]

LightSquared CEO resigns after FCC failure; Update: House panel to open probe? Update: Grassley statement added

Access flop? With the end near in the LightSquared saga, it comes as no surprise that the leadership … [Read more...]

Rasmussen: Trickle-down environmentalism a loser

Plus, a reminder from Ramirez. Will another campaign to generate more money for government subsidies … [Read more...]

Did the FCC try to drive a LightSquared competitor into bankruptcy?

"Sticking it to Open Range"? The Daily Caller follows up on its dot-connecting yesterday on the … [Read more...]

LightSquared the FCC’s Solyndra?

Worse. I’ve been writing for weeks about the LightSquared and the FCC’s strange … [Read more...]

Yes, Mr. Kessler, there really is a crony capitalist in the White House

Santa Claus for bundlers and donors. Glenn Kessler at the Washington Post normally does a pretty … [Read more...]

Friday Night Doc Dump: Did WH economic advisers raise red flags on Solyndra as early as March 2010?

"Best not to go there." Concerns over the financial status of Solyndra reached higher and sooner in … [Read more...]

Another ad smartly attacks the president on Solyndra

"Infused with politics at every level." While Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich savage each other and … [Read more...]

MF Global money “vaporized”?

What's $1.2 billion between friends? It sounds as if investigators looking for over a billion … [Read more...]

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