By Anthony Gregory | Wednesday December 2, 2009 at 11:23 AM PST | 1 Comment
Just like Lyndon Johnson, Obama appears to be dedicated, most of all, to the welfare state at home, but, if for nothing but political reasons, committed to the agenda of escalating war. Like Johnson, he was elected partly on the implicit basis that he’d be more peaceful than his warmongering Republican opponent, only to...
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Tags: Afghanistan, American History, Imperialism, Middle East, Military, Pakistan, Philosophy, Presidential Power, The State, War
By David J. Theroux | at 12:28 AM PST | 0 Comments
In a December 1 article in Wired, “In Role as Kingmaker, the Energy Department Stifles Innovation,” former Tesla Motors Chief Marketing Officer Darryl Siry critiques the federal government’s campaign of “green” corporate welfare for the American automobile industry (Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program). With the recent Climategate revelations that indicate that the stampede...
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Tags: Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan, Bailouts, Business, climategate, corporate welfare, Corporatism, Corruption, Crisis and Leviathan, Darryl Siry, Department of Energy, Depression War and Cold War, Economics, Energy, Environment, Fascism, Fisker Automotive, Ford, Free Market, Global Warming, Government subsidies, loan guarantee, Mercantilism, Nissan, Robert Higgs, smart grid, subsidies, Technology, Tesla Motors, Welfare, Wired