WKRP in DC: Live Turkeys Fire Bombing the Economy

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“WKRP in Cincinnati” is a fantastic legacy television show – about a 1970s rock-and-roll radio station. And perhaps its most famous episode – is “Turkeys Away.” (God bless the Internet – here is a thirty-second clipped summary thereof.) WKRP general manager Arthur Carlson decides as a Thanksgiving promotion to drop live turkeys from a helicopter […]

After the Art of the Deal: Enforcing the Deals You Cut

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President Donald Trump became President Donald Trump in no small part because he ran against the very bad deals of all sorts that America has spent the last several decades cutting. He did, after all, write “The Art of the Deal.” Trump ran on “America First” – promising to rectify the decades of “America Last” […]

Another Day, Another DC Crony Lobbying for Continued Protectionism

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It’s a day with a “Y” in it (check not your calendar – I’ve already checked mine). Which means in many places throughout $4-trillion-per-year Washington, D.C., there are recipients of massive cronyism – looking to keep their gravy trains a-rolling. They’d ordinarily take for granted that the cronyism would continue – and be looking to […]

Will the Weak, Wobbly GOP Ever Show Any Spine – Anywhere? On Anything?

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The late, inordinately great Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister of Great Britain (the last time Britain was Great) – and a towering historical figure.  She possessed the spinal strength of ten Mr. Olympias.  When once conversing with…lesser fortitude-possessing United States Republican President George H.W. Bush, Thatcher famously uttered “Remember George, this is no time to […]

Mexico: Bad Trade Deals Are Even Worse – When Nations Violate Them

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The “anti-free trade” label is these days blithely thrown around a lot.  Mostly at President Donald Trump – and people who agree with him and his desire to revamp how we’ve long done trade. Mostly by people who blithely accept getting royally ripped off in the one-sided “free” trade deals we’ve long been cutting. We […]

Why Is Republican Steve King Trying to Nationalize Tort Law?

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Many Republicans all around the nation have long been champions of tort reform.  Republicans in states like Texas have enacted it – and achieved the results its proponents promised. Whether or not you favor tort reform of any sort – we should all recognize that it is not a federal government issue.  Republicans especially – […]

Oh Look – Senator ‘Fauxcahontas’ Warren Is Lying. Again

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If you are of the ideological Left, there is just about nothing you can do that will remove you from DC’s Elite Society and the Media’s good graces. Bill Clinton credibly accused of rape?  No problem.  Hillary Clinton gives Russia 20% of our nation’s uranium in exchange for contributions to the family money laundering outfit […]