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From campaigns through elections, then to lobbying and governing.
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Politicians Have Never Been Good Venture Capitalists

Politicians Have Never Been Good Venture Capitalists | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it

Crony capitalism is not a new phenomenon. Throughout American history it has jockeyed for position alongside free market capitalism. Free market capitalism stimulated the first great boom in the American economy in the 19th century. Great capitalists like James J. Hill built and operated transcontinental railways all throughout the American continent.

 

At the same time, crony capitalists were doing their best to promote their interests and undermine the growth of a nation. If the crony capitalists had their way, America might not have built a transcontinental railroad but rather a transcontinental canal.

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The 13 craziest, most offensive things said by politicians in 2013

The 13 craziest, most offensive things said by politicians in 2013 | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
Unfortunately, it wasn't easy limiting this year's list to just 13 statements but here are the craziest...
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These comments are discouraging. How did so many loons get voted into office? Who were they running against? Oh, it was their loons against our loons, huh?

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Pols react to Ukraine crisis

Pols react to Ukraine crisis | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
Politicians take to Twitter to discuss the tensions in Crimea and the president's remarks.
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