Perhaps the most we’ve ever collectively thought of the nation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)’s Air Traffic Control (ATC) – was in 1981, when newly minted President Ronald Reagan had to deal with an ATC union strike. The ATC was demanding seventeen times more than the amount of money and benefits – than was in the deal to which they had just agreed. (A deal that | Read More »
For decades now, all of America’s major institutions – have been broadly, unquestionably Leftist, and rigidly opposed to any deviance from the entrenched doctrine. Colleges and universities, Hollywood and entertainment, the Sciences and the News Media – all deeply in Leftism’s thrall. And then there is the Silicon Valley – now the biggest, baddest, broadest institution of them all. Because of their dominance of the | Read More »
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President Donald Trump is President Donald Trump in no small part because he campaigned acknowledging the elephant that left the room – that being the millions of jobs that have emigrated from the United States over the last several decades. The Rust Belt – hasn’t always been rusty. The oxidation onslaught came – as their jobs went. Trump won – because he directly addressed why | Read More »
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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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