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Amazon Is Having a Real Problem Staying Online and Operational

Amazon is the king of online retail.  In getting there, they have engaged in many anti-competitive practices…to destroy and then become brick-and-mortar retail. And a really well kept secret – is that retail isn’t Amazon’s most successful business. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is.  That is richest-man-in-the-history-of-the-planet Amazon owner Jeff Bezos’ cloud computer backup company. Amazon’s Cloud Is Bigger, More Profitable Than We Think Amazon Web | Read More »
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Fed Chair: Escalating Tariffs Could Pose Serious Economic Threat

    On Tuesday, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told members of the Senate Banking Committee that escalating trade conflict could prove to be damaging to the domestic and worldwide economy. Amid pressure to describe the intricacies of the situation, Powell’s testimony steered around direct comments on President Trump’s policies. However, he said rising tariffs (which I explain here) by and on the U.S. have | Read More »
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It’s Time to Roll Back the Attacks against our Nation’s Inventors

The Barack Obama Administration was a very bad era in the nation’s Intellectual Property (IP) history. The Obama Administration was chock full of historic firsts.  To wit: It was almost unquestionably the administration most hostile ever to IP and its protection. Perhaps the administration’s most egregious act?  Inventing a whole new way to attack patents – by abusing antitrust law. To demonstrate the obnoxiousness of | Read More »
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The Biggest Impediment to Better Internet? Local Governments

Thanks to the obscene over-officiousness of the Barack Obama Administration, we have spent much of our time the less decade or so discussing the incredible damage the federal government can do – and was doing – to…everything. Obama’s outsized over-officiousness – certainly warranted the outsized extra attention.  Because his one-size-fits-none government impositions – left no room for anyone anywhere to breathe.  Let alone actually engage | Read More »
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Amazon’s No-Profit Model: Bleed Competitors to Death – Then Do Exactly What They Did

Amazon – is a monster.  Their market cap – is crushing ($851.57 billion).  Their founder, Jeff Bezos, is the richest man in the history of the world. Amazon’s dominance of more and more sectors of our economy – is great and growing.  And they do it – the way the violent, radical Leftist Black Panthers attempted to accomplish their ends: “By any means necessary.” Amazon | Read More »
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Breaking: Amazon’s Defense Dept Cronyism Comes Under Trump Administration Review

God bless the Internet – and its round-the-clock delivery of breaking news. Which is disruptive to those of us who like to write about these sorts of things. But it is like the News Fairy constantly sprinkling her fairy dust down upon us. We have for months now been writing about the utterly corrupt crony system uber-retailer Amazon has embedded in the Department of Defense | Read More »
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Trump Opens Up NATO Breakfast Blasting Germany

Frenemies? If this was breakfast what will happen at lunch? In a tweet posted early this morning, President Trump showed a video of his breakfast with the NATO General Secretary where he put NATO allies —  particularly Germany — on blast for not paying enough to the alliance and also buying Russian oil and gas. At the beginning of the video the President says… I | Read More »
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Trade Deals – Like Everything Else – Are Immutably Subject to Human Nature

Commercial trade between people and peoples – is subject to what everything else on the planet is subject: human nature. Much of what one should know about human nature – could have been learned in high school.  Life – is high school on steroids. Life has cliques – just as high school did: Jocks, geeks, nerds, spazs, etc.  You may have different group names – | Read More »
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There Is So Much Wrong with the Left’s State-Level Pushes for Net Neutrality

Ever since the Donald Trump Administration’s Trump Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced it was undoing the Barack Obama Administration FCC’s unilateral, Congress-free imposition of 1934 monopoly landline telephone law on to the Internet – under the guise of the very awful Network Neutrality – Leftists have been flexing the crazy they have long since gone. Trump’s FCC Wants To Kill A Free And Open Internet | Read More »
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