Why So Many Candidates Who Can’t Win?

The reason we get so many candidates is because they can personally profit from running even if their candidacy hurts the race. The first question I ask myself when I hear of some relatively obscure candidate running is: “What does he know that I don’t know that makes him run?” I always assume that someone has done some numbers-crunching and demographic prognosticating that shows a reasonable chance that the candidate can affect the race or, if others take each other out, leave him as Read more […]

Ralph Nader Shows Bipartisanship that Conservatives Can Join

How often does the Heritage Foundation publish that Ralph Nader shows bipartisanship that is good for conservatives? But the Daily Signal basically promoted Ralph Nader’s HuffPo editorial about Left and Right working together to terminate the Export-Import Bank. I have recently traveled from New York to California talking to audiences from the left, right and middle about my new book, Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State. The topic has been how Read more […]

The Corporate Welfare Export-Import Bank is Opposed by Everyone But the Politicians and the Cronies

Candidate Barack Obama, according to Patrick Brennan at the National Review, Corner blog, “decried the bank on the 2008 campaign trail as wasteful and ‘little more than a fund for corporate welfare.’” He was referring to the “Ex-Im Bank.” Now, Ralph Nader is calling for the end of that bank. So is Larry Kudlow of CNBC, extolling the Tea Party for attacking the Export-Import Bank. John Stossel of Fox Business spoke at George Mason University with economist John Boudreaux. Stossel Read more […]

Even Leftist Ralph Nader Thinks Barack Obama Should be Impeached and That Congress is Abdicating

I will never agree with much of Nader’s perspective. I don’t think all his fear of corporations is entirely wrong. But the state is just a big corporation with guns. Trying to get the state to limit corporate power is a way of empowering the most dangerous corporation. Nevertheless, even though I feel a bit guilty about it, I must confess that sometimes he makes me want to stand up and cheer. Yahoo News published an article on Nader and his new book about “an emerging Left-Right alliance.” Read more […]