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President Obama Keeps Donations From Bain Capital…

Then why keep the money? Why is one of Obama’s campaign chairs an exec at Bain? Politicker: Though the Obama campaign has repeatedly attacked Mitt Romney for his career at Bain Capital, President Obama still accepted $7,500 in campaign contributions from two … Continue reading

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William Cohen: When Romney ran Bain Capital, his word was not his bond

Fortune Magazine’s William Cohen is someone that this editor has always respected. He is all about the free market tempered with personal restraint and personal responsibility, which is one of the themes of this very web site. Read this carefully…. William D. … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Is Private Equity Bad For the Economy?

For another valid view on private equity firms, Jordan Wiessmann has an excellent column where he asks: Do private equity buyouts hurt workers?  Yes, then no. More workers get fired in the aftermath. Then more get hired.  Do private equity firms drive … Continue reading

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