big business

This Explains A Lot

As if having Wall Street wonder boy Gary Cohn trying to undo the President’s economic nationalism from a big office in the West Wing wasn’t bad enough, the US Chamber of Commerce is buying access to the Trump White House by hiring Sara Armstrong, the Republican National Committee's Chief of Staff to try to defeat the policies Trump campaigned on.

"Dump Trump" Anger Sparks Write-in Campaign Against Anti-Trump RINO Martha Roby

In the recent "Dump Trump" movement, a correlation is apparent... follow the money! The list of prominent names recently dumping Trump could be titled “The Chamber’s Bought and Paid for RINOs.” Now Trump voters are striking back.

Indiana Trump and Cruz Voters Agree: Marlin Stutzman for Senate

The open Senate seat in Indiana is one where the two leading candidates present a stark choice between Marlin Stutzman, the principled limited government constitutional conservative and Todd Young, the Big Government – Big Business Mitch McConnell yes-man. We urge our friends in Indiana to vote Marlin Stutzman for Senate in tomorrow’s Indiana Republican primary.

Three Days to Save America: Keep the “Strengthen Employment and Seasonal Opportunities Now Act” out of the CR

We have 3 days to stop Washington’s inside elite from the destroying the quality of life for millions of America’s working families; it is time to tell Republicans in Congress that we demand an end to the “show votes” and that instead of giving Obama and Big Business a blank check they must represent the best interests of America’s citizen workforce, not foreign “guest workers.” Please join us in demanding an end to this dangerous folly by signing our open letter to House and Senate Republican leaders.

Trump and Cruz Voters Hold the Key to Electing a Conservative Congress

What the Republican establishment and its U.S. Chamber of Commerce allies fear beyond anything else, including the election of Hillary Clinton as President, is that those voters who support Donald Trump and Ted Cruz can be welded into a cohesive grassroots populist conservative army committed to breaking what Ted Cruz calls the “Washington cartel.”

Congress Upping Crazy Tax Breaks For BigBiz, Race Horse Owners

Stephen Moore, Daily Signal

The big winners in the tax extenders bill are the business lobbyists who cash in every year flacking for the US Chamber, tech community, wind energy, NASCAR and other K St. hustlers who ensure even the most obscure loop holes get renewed. 

Business Bets Big on GOP in Senate Races

Rebecca Ballhaus, Amy Harder and Brody Mullins, Wall Street Journal

In a significant shift, business groups gave more money in aggregate to Repub. candidates than to Dems. in 7 of the most competitive Senate races in recent months, in some cases taking the unusual step of betting against sitting senators.

Levin: US Chamber Run By 'Big Gov't Statist'

Breitbart TV

Mark Levin slammed the U.S. Chamber of Commerce over their backing of D's in several races. “The Chamber is run by a chameleon, Tom Donohue. He supported the stimulus, defends major parts of OCare, supports deficit spending, raising the debt limit, & TARP. He's a crony capitalist of the worse kind."

US Chamber Endorses Dems in Key House Races

Caroline May, Breitbart

The business group that has been pushing for amnesty but that has often backed Republican candidates is throwing its support behind Democrats in several key House races this cycle. Among the Democrats endorsed by the Chamber is pro-amnesty TX Dem Rep. Henry Cuellar.

Right Fumes as Business Backs Obama's Immigration Exec. Action

Sean Higgins, Washington Examiner

Some of the nation's largest business groups say they are likely to back Obama's plans to take executive action on a new comprehensive immigration policy, a further sign of the widening fracture between the Republican Party and one of its biggest groups of supporters.

Obama Hopes Illegal Immigration Is Out of Sight Out of Mind

We've got some polling data from top pollster Kellyanne Conway at The Polling Company that the establishment media, Big Business and President Obama don't want you to see because it shows they've been lying about illegal immigration from the git go.

US Chamber of Commerce is Not Winning

Streiff, Red State

Big business as personified by the Chamber of Commerce has become anti-liberty and a purveyor of corporate welfare and crony capitalism. What the Chamber should be discovering is that even if their preferred candidates win, they can only do so by adopting most conservative positions. 

Uncle Sam Pays Huge Tab on Big Biz of Sheltering Illegals

Don Noel, Biz Pac Review

Sheltering minors who enter the U.S. illegally is a big business – and Uncle Sam is paying the bill with your tax dollars.

Are You Going To Let The US Chamber Buy The GOP?

As Richard Viguerie says in TAKEOVER, if we conservatives act like just another pressure group – like the US Chamber of Commerce – we are going to lose, because we can never outbid Big Business for the services of the GOP elite.  

Justin Amash's Support for Free Enterprise Earns Enmity of Big Biz

Timothy P. Carney, Washington Examiner

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has jumped into a Republican congressional primary in Michigan, trying to defeat incumbent Rep. Justin Amash. Amash's crime: being stubbornly consistent in opposing big government.

Politicians Befriend Big Business, Undermine Free Markets

Eric Cantor's defeat is a useful reminder that even the political class is ultimately accountable to the people, but only by sharing that message widely do we have any chance of rolling back the rampant political privilege and cronyism which dominates Washington today.

Can Anti-Corporatist Populism Save the GOP’s Electoral Fortunes?

Brandon Finnigan, The Federalist

A Republican Party that taps sentiment against government-business collusion can get its groove back.

Why Big Business Wanted Regulation

Timothy P. Carney, Washington Examiner

Preservation of the status quo is often the aim of corporations. It's consistently the consequence of fed. action. It's the enemy of entrepreneurship, economic growth and free choice. As today's progs. continue TRoosevelt's collusive policies hidden by populist rhetoric, we need Gabriel Kolko's insights more than ever.