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When I Grow Up, I Want to Be a Crony

Posted: August 27, 2012 at 7:45 am   /   by

With crushing debt piling up on our children and grandchildren, becoming a “crony” is starting to look more attractive than becoming an over-taxed, over-regulated, college-loan-indebted doctor, engineer, or architect.  In less than 2 minutes, the Crony Chronicles video below makes that point in a clever way, as voiced by children.

Baby Boomers may remember the 1950’s-60’s Mickey Mouse Club Newsreels that began with the booming deep-voice announcement:

This show is dedicated to you — the leaders of the 21st Century! 

Crony Chronicles might do well to introduce this video with the announcement:

This video is dedicated to our kids, the future victims of 21st-Century Progressivism!

See more from the makers of this video at

Here’s another video, just 40 seconds long, making a similar point from Florida Congressional Candidate Mark Oxner:

David Leeper

David Leeper

David Leeper is a retired engineer living in Scottsdale, AZ, with his wife of 45 years. He is currently a volunteer science teacher at In his 40-year career he held positions from lab technician to technical vice president at Bell Labs, Motorola, and Intel. He holds 16 patents in telecom technology and a PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. During his career, he wrote mainly for technical journals including Scientific American. He began writing for in 2011.
David Leeper

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When I Grow Up, I Want to Be a Crony