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Political cronyism alive on both sides of the aisle

December 30, 2011
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crony Political cronyism alive on both sides of the aisle

Business is cozy with big government

Conservative Washington Times blogger, Henry D’Andrea wrote today, “Barack Obama had many accomplishments in 2011. Like spending a nation into bankruptcy and conducting dozens of crony capitalist deals,” citing the Solyndra scandal, unemployment, increasing the debt and the credit rating downgrade. Obama supporters point to the President’s taking the reigns to clean up the Bush mess while critics use Solyndra as a talking point against the President.

Geke.us has opted to ignore party lines and has charted how cronyism is alive and well on all sides of the aisle, in all branches and at all levels. Charting companies like GE and Enron and industries like oil and pharmaceuticals, the following charts reveal the connections between big government and big business (click any image to enlarge).

fannie Political cronyism alive on both sides of the aisle
goldman Political cronyism alive on both sides of the aisle
monsanto Political cronyism alive on both sides of the aisle
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pharm Political cronyism alive on both sides of the aisle
big oil Political cronyism alive on both sides of the aisle
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comcast Political cronyism alive on both sides of the aisle
keystone Political cronyism alive on both sides of the aisle
enron Political cronyism alive on both sides of the aisle
defens Political cronyism alive on both sides of the aisle
green energy Political cronyism alive on both sides of the aisle



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