Post Tagged with: "crony stimulation"

May 10, 2013 05:38

Crony Capitalism Protects Wrongdoers, Harms Consumers, Disrupts Markets

Special interests invest in political campaigns as a cost of doing business, and they expect a handsome return on their investments. … politicians are only too happy to accommodate these special interests in exchange for political contributions that help cement and perpetuate their power.

November 7, 2012 08:15

Cronyism Is Destroying the Public’s Trust

When government becomes a means for soliciting and rewarding interest groups, society is headed down the road to cronyism and its regrettable consequences.

December 1, 2011 12:24

The Case of CH2M Hill: $2 Billion in Crony Stimulation

Why, having been awarded more than three times as much funding as Solyndra, has CH2M escaped serious scrutiny? Perhaps it is the significant donations and lobbying efforts they have doled out, targeting key Democrats in charge of the stimulus.