Communist China’s Latest Intellectual Property Con: Stealing IP Creation

Communist China is not a nice place. Because…Communism. Amongst its oh-so-many awful deeds – Communist China is a world-renowned den of intellectual property (IP) thieves. Forget Tariffs, China’s Alleged Intellectual Property Theft a Bigger Threat to Market China is an “alleged” IP thief – the way Don Juan was an “alleged” fan of women. How […]

The Lies the Left Tells Us – and Themselves

“They were never going to let me be president.” This was 2016 Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton’s delusional reaction to the less her awful, dishonest, and-yet-entitled campaign falling short of the mark. Clinton was absolutely sure she would win. In no small part because the media – Clinton’s combo steno pool and cheerleading team – promised […]

Really Bad Precedent: Allowing Governments to Tax Non-Constituents

The Supreme Court is currently considering South Dakota v Wayfair. A case debating whether or not state and municipal governments can collect their respective sales taxes – on non-resident business and people who have the temerity to complete a transaction in their jurisdictions. President Donald Trump is on this absolutely correct – in one sense. […]

Amazon: Government Has an Ongoing Problem Issuing Monopoly, Crony Contracts

We’ve oft noted the government’s inability to do well…just about anything. It’s why our Founding Fathers drafted our Constitution to severely proscribe what the federal government is supposed to do. And why they highly recommended all other levels of government follow their limited prescription. We less government types see our $4-trillion-per-year federal government – and […]

‘The Forgotten Man’ in DC’s Fake ‘Free Trade’: Millions of Unemployed Americans

Those of us who didn’t succumb to government schools – know of the horrendous days of Democrat President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his hyperactive, spastic, shotgun-style approach to government. Completely clueless on how to address the Great Depression, Roosevelt’s administration chose to spasmodically fire government money in nigh every direction. Hoping to spray enough bureaucratic […]

Big Tech’s Big Data Means Big Money – and Big Problems for Our Economy

Still at top of mind for many is last week’s Facebook Edition of Congressional Oversight Theatre. Where our elected officials pretend to do something about something – by holding hearings. During which they look and sound very outraged at the latest outrage. They create soundbites and press releases they can send back home – to […]

SpaceX: Government Isn’t Much Better at Contracting Out Than at Doing It Themselves

We less government types want the government doing as little as conceivably possible. Fortunately for us – so did the Founding Fathers. And they drafted and ratified the Constitution to do exactly that – limit the federal government’s activities to a few, specifically proscribed things. And the Founders strenuously recommended that state and local governments […]

Maryland Governor Hogan Must Veto the Democrats’ Latest Tax Increase

Maryland has one of our nation’s more oxymoronic state nicknames: “The Free State.” Oxymoronic – because the decades-now Democrat-dominated state legislature has spent their time and legislative effort ensuring that everything in “The Free State”…is inordinately expensive. Most especially government. In 2016, Maryland was the most taxed state in the union. Maryland Democrats are so […]

China and South Korea Corruption: The Globalists’ Globe Isn’t a Very Nice Place

I am a virulent free trader. I love commerce between nigh any peoples and nations with whom the exchanges are on equal footing – and as unfettered as possible by government intervention and imposition. The problems arise – when we venture out into a world full of countries in love with government intervention and imposition. […]