President-elect Donald Trump ran in part against the business-as-usual cronyism that has for decades been rampant in Washington, D.C. His pledge to “Drain the Swamp” resoundingly resonated – and helped propel him to the presidency. Congress has been a chronic, consistent swamp filler. Now, headed into the Trump presidency, Congress has an opportunity to reverse course and start draining. They absolutely should avail themselves. The | Read More »
A hallmark – perhaps the hallmark – of the Barack Obama Administration is the “executive action.” The unilateral changes in law – oft major in size and scope – executed by the Executive Branch. Completely devoid of any Legislative Branch participation. After the American people repudiated President Obama’s agenda in the 2010 midterm election – by electing a Republican House of Representatives to block it | Read More »
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Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has a current market cap value of $544 billion. The entire Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Taiwan is $524 billion. So Google is bigger than…Taiwan. So why is the United States federal government giving monster Google so many unequal-before-the-law policy preferences – via executive branch fiat? Everyone Loathes the Latest Obama Power Grab – Except Google, and That’s All That Matters | Read More »
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Terrible, economy-destroying policy. Delivered not by Congress – but by unilateral executive branch fiat. Delivered as special favors to political cronies. That’s been the last eight years in a nutshell. Do we want it for another four? That’s the question Americans need to ask themselves as they head to the polls tomorrow. (Millions of people have already voted – which is itself terrible policy. It’s | Read More »
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Uncertainty. Perhaps the worst of words for private sector investors. The free market is filled to the brim with it. One rarely if ever knows how things will transpire. You measure twice – if not three, four or five times. And then you cut your deal. Then you cross your fingers – and hope for the best. And with all of that – eight out | Read More »
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The owner of the oldest brewery in America is feeling the backlash after endorsing Trump. On Monday, the Republican presidential nominee’s son Eric Trump visited Yuengling’s brewery in East Norwegian Township while campaigning in Pennsylvania, the Reading Eagle reported. Following the tour Yuengling’s fifth-generation owner Dick Yuengling Jr., voiced his support of the candidate. “Our guys are behind your father,” Yuengling said. “We need him in | Read More »
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Conventional wisdom is that Elon Musk is a genius. That he’s an avant-garde innovator – taking entrepreneurial risks way out on the edge. Here is but a sample of the paean news coverage – media members genuflecting so much that their pants are now baggy. Elon Musk’s Genius: Understanding The Cost Of A Screw And The Value Of A Photo: “Behind the desire to listen | Read More »
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Yes, you read that correctly. The hypocrisies and the broader metaphors are opulent. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an outmoded, outdated federal agency. Like many, many of its cohorts – it has long outlived its usefulness. It no longer has any unique reason for its continued existence – nothing that couldn’t be handed off to any other of the thousands of government agencies. Which | Read More »
We all know most of the modern Tech World is very, very Leftist. And has been from its mid-1990s inception. Which is ok. But all the while, the relationship between the Tech World and our $4-trillion-per-year Leftist government has grown exponentially. Which ain’t nearly so ok. The harmonic convergence has been the Barack Obama Administration. Which has actually been the Silicon Valley Administration – issuing | Read More »
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This is a whole lot of dumping.
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