Fascism

Articles involving crony-capitalism and tyrannical government.

Cover Up Of Murder By Police In The Andrew Scott Case

A Bad Cop No Doughnut contributor notes: By now most everyone is aware of the shooting of an innocent man in his home who the Sheriff’s Office said was shot by Deputy Richard Sylvester when he answered his door at 1:30am with a gun in his hand. This story got much coverage and today it was linked…

Obama Moves To Shut Down Largest Dispensary In CA – Because It’s Too Successful

As the article says, they aren’t even pretending this is about a violation of state law anymore. Stop The Drug War.org reports,  by Scott Morgan: One month ago, Eric Holder testified before Congress that the Dept. of Justice is only targeting medical marijuana businesses that violate their state’s laws. Anyone who didn’t realize it was a lie should be…

Why Political Arguments Don’t Matter

As an individual, you might disagree with subsidies to major food conglomerates, but I can guarantee you that the food conglomerates have a lot more money to spend on getting politicians to subsidize them than you have on getting them not to subsidize them.  This scenario is the same for every other conceivable sector of the economy.  When…

Ademo Freeman Facing 21 Years For Recording A Cop

Felony wiretapping for calling a cop and recording the conversation, in which he asks about a video of police beating up a 17 year old kid. 3 counts, 7 years each, 21 years total. The incident that lead to the felony charges is described here. The video, which lead to the wire tapping charges, can…

Total Unfunded Liabilities Now Reach 99 Trillion: New Reading of Obamacare Finds 17 Trillion Additional Debt

ZeroHedge reports: Two years ago, when introducing then promptly enacting Obamacare, the president stated that healthcare law reform would not cost a penny over $1 trillion ($900 billion to be precise), and that it would not add ‘one dime’ to the debt. It appears that this estimate may have been slightly optimistic… by a factor of…

The Tale of My Father’s Escape From Communist Hungary

My father was 6 years old when the Russian tanks rolled into his village.  The year was 1956, and the Hungarian Revolution was underway.  The Hungarian Revolution or Uprising of 1956 was a spontaneous nationwide revolt against the government of the People’s Republic of Hungary and its Soviet-imposed policies, lasting from 23 October until 10 November 1956. The revolt began as a student…

Government Investment Generates Huge Returns…

…for politically connected crony private business partners. For the rest of us, it has cost us rather dearly.  I present to you some recent and not-so-recent failures of bureaucratic investments. Clean Energy Projects In Bankruptcy: Solyndra, total cost to you: $535 million Abound Solar, total cost to you: $400 million Nevada Geothermal Power (NGP), total cost to…