Intellectual Property: Constitutional, and Crucial to Economic and National Security

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The Founding Fathers – were exceedingly intelligent individuals.  They established for us with their Constitution a framework – which allowed us to create the most successful society in humanity’s history. And the Founding Fathers – loved Intellectual Property (IP).  Because they knew how vital its protection was to their fledgling nation. Behold the Constitution’s Article […]

We Are Surrounded by Intellectual Property – Until We Aren’t

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Tom Cruise has made more than a little bit of money as an actor. For which Cruise has to thank genetics, astronomical-odds-beating luck – and rigidly protective copyright laws. These Intellectual Property (IP) statutes protect the movies in which Cruise appears.  Thereby ensuring said flicks are (mostly) commercially available in formats on which he and […]

We Shouldn’t Be Doing Business with Communist China

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We didn’t win the (first) Cold War with Communist Russia – by handing them trillions of dollars. Embargoes and Sanctions – Cold War Sanctions: “In 1948, the United States began a campaign of economic sanctions against the Soviet Union that would last more than fifty years…. “For many years, the embargo on the Soviet Union […]

Texas Governor Abbott Must Save Us All from Texas Republican Cronyism

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We less government types desperately need a Republican Texas – if we ever again hope to elect a Republican president. The Electoral College demands it. Big population states California, New York and Illinois are all nigh irretrievably Democrat. And Florida is currently a coin toss – and trending Blue. The Lone State State is the […]

Trump’s Justice Department: Texas’ Attempted Cronyism Is a Terrible Idea

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Allegedly free market Texas – is currently in the cronyism-enhancing process of outlawing competition in electricity transmission. Cronyism: Why Are Republicans in Texas Sponsoring a Bill to Block Competition?: “Legalese-to-English translation: Any company that wants to provide service – must first play Mother May I with the government. “And this is not just a routine […]

Texas’ Excuses for Cronyism Are Just as Lame As Everyone Else’s

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We’ve been on the government cronyism beat for…a while. Because cronyism – is inherent in government.  Government officials spend money – and they will oft look to do so to benefit the people who get them elected. It is why we less government types – want less government.  Less government spending – less opportunities for […]