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We Need to Fully Populate FTC Leadership – to Stop Residual Obama Awfulness

Now as anyone who knows me knows – I am not one to lightly call for more government in any way, shape matter or form. And I am a HUGE fan of President Donald Trump’s approach to Executive Branch staffing. Trump: No Plans to Fill ‘Unnecessary’ Appointed Positions: “‘I look at some of the jobs and it’s people over people over people. I say, “What | Read More »
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Net Neutrality and Government-Run Internet: The Left’s New Excuse for an Awful Old Idea

The Left’s cavalcade of lies continues unabated about…everything. The examples are nigh endless – but for our purposes here let us focus on the latest avalanche about the Internet. A month ago, the Donald Trump Administration was on the verge of undoing the Barack Obama Administration’s ridiculous huge government imposition on the Web. Contained within the Obama Administration’s Trojan Horse of “Network Neutrality” – was | Read More »
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Does Amazon’s Bezos – the World’s Richest Man – Need So Much Government Cronyism?

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos – is doing ok. Jeff Bezos Is the Richest Person in History: “The Amazon CEO’s net worth reached $105.1 billion Monday, according to Bloomberg’s billionaire tracker. That eclipses the record previously held by Microsoft founder Bill Gates.” #1 All-Time – is pretty good. To be clear: This is not a criticism of Bezos achieving the previously unachieved. I like money. I | Read More »
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The World’s Global Trade Slush Funds – This Isn’t Free Trade

We have oft detailed and analyzed the fake-ness of what has for decades passed for “free trade” in Washington, D.C. DC has for half-a-century-plus removed all government impediments to our market for every other country on the planet. While continuing to allow every other country on the planet to hinder and hamper our exporting companies – with as many government impediments to their markets as | Read More »
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Next on Net Neutrality: Democrats Will Campaign on Reimposing Huge Government

Before last year’s year-end tax reform success – there were in fact precedent legislative achievements by this Congress. Behold the Congressional Review Act (CRA): “The law empowers Congress to review, by means of an expedited legislative process, new federal regulations issued by government agencies and, by passage of a joint resolution, to overrule a regulation. “Once a rule is thus repealed, the CRA also prohibits | Read More »
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Reversing Obama, Trump is Protecting and Thus Promoting Intellectual Property

The Barack Obama Administration was eight years of absolutely awful – in innumerable, incalculable ways. Obama had every one of the very many tentacles of the Bureaucracy Leviathan – actively attacking the private sector. The Donald Trump Administration is thus far, thankfully, the anti-Obama Administration. Undoing so very much of the precedent awful. Obama – Obamacare. Trump – kills the awful Obamacare individual mandate. With | Read More »
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Net Neutralized – by Government: Iran’s Mullahs Kill the Web

In what could be called The Green Revolution 2.0 – 1.0 took place in 2009 – Iran’s abused and suffering citizenry has again taken to the streets to protest their awful totalitarian mullah-ocracy. And Iran’s awful totalitarian government did what governments everywhere these days do when their rabble are roused – it killed the Internet. Iran Is Blocking the Internet to Shut Down Protests: “As | Read More »
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Trump’s Hugely Successful Trade Approach – Should Be Applied to Farm Commodities

There is a whole lot of good going on in Donald Trump’s America. If you’re relying upon the traditional, ridiculous media – you don’t know about any of it. If you’re relying upon the traditional, ridiculous media – you are eminently informed about Independent Counsel Robert Mueller’s in-depth investigation into the Trump campaign’s extensive collusion with Russia. Except there remains zero evidence of the Trump | Read More »
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Net Neutrality is Dead – Is the Internet Still Here?

Our nation’s thirtieth president was the very great, totally underrated Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929). Coolidge’s tremendously successful presidential tenure – resulted in what we now call the Roaring Twenties: “(T)he period of Western society and Western culture that occurred during and around the 1920s. It was a period of sustained economic prosperity….The United States gained dominance in world finance.…” How did Coolidge get us there? With | Read More »
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Gorsuch-ed Supreme Court May End Feds’ Anti-Constitution Patent-Destroying Board

Isn’t a Constitutionally-minded Supreme Court a spectacular thing? That is – the times when we actually get one. Unfortunately, we far too often still have to rely on what Justice Anthony Kennedy has for breakfast on any particular decision morning. But on a case-by-case basis – things can appear very law-and-order in our nation’s highest slate in the Judicial Branch. One of these seemingly optimistic | Read More »
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