Post Tagged with: "special interests"

November 26, 2012 07:10

The Decline and Fall of America

What, then, might happen to America? Considering the current economic situation, some kind of collapse is of course possible. Most likely the United States will change into something else, into a “soft” totalitarian society envisioned by Alexis de Tocqueville, where its citizens are “cared for” but weighted down by mountains of rules and bereft of any dynamism, creativity, or imagination—subservient, socialist, and senile.

January 27, 2011 09:03

Waivers on New Health Care Rules Reflect Influence of ‘Special Interests,’ Should Be Investigated, Republican Says

Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), who has a history of leading Senate probes into government waste, fraud, and abuse, said such an investigation would likely be taken up by the Republican-controlled House.