Leftist Big Tech: ‘Communist China? Heck Yes. The US Military? Heck No.’

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The domestic Left really doesn’t like America or Americans very much. In fact, it’s quite reasonable to say the Left loathes America and Americans. Antifa: US Security Agencies Label Group ‘Domestic Terrorists’ Black Lives Matter: FBI Terrorism Unit Says ‘Black Identity Extremists’ Pose a Violent Threat Occupy Wall Street Labeled ‘Terrorists’ By The FBI US […]

When the Punishment Doesn’t Fit the Crime – and Isn’t Even a Punishment

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We the People are inordinately tired of watching criminal wrongdoing go unpunished. It is a large part of what we understood – and what then-presidential candidate Donald Trump meant – when Trump politically coined the term “Drain the Swamp.”  Oft when Trump delivered this particular catch phrase – the crowd responded with “Lock Her Up.” […]

Thank God: Another Awful Obama Legacy Item Getting a Trump Makeover

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The Barack Obama Administration was awful for America, We the People – and the public policies that make the awfulness possible.  In ways and directions too numerous to count. America is (allegedly, supposed to be) a free market economy.  To make it work – We the People need money.  Capital – to fuel the capitalism. […]

Apple’s Latest Heist: Stealing Qualcomm’s IP – and Handing it to Intel

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Just on Tuesday we wrote in opposition to an op-ed – in which the author asserted protecting Intellectual Property (IP) limits one’s ability to move from job to job: “(T)hose (IP) wars ‘challenge the right and freedom to leave jobs, compete with incumbent companies, control ideas and innovate.’ What Lobel calls ‘the criminalization of employment […]

To Steal or Not to Steal – A Tale of Two Opinions

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I am a huge fan of informed debate.  I have on more than a few occasions been a part of of official, organized panel discussions with representatives of both sides of this issue or that. But I have found two-sided panels to be an endangered species in Washington, D.C.  People here seem to prefer empaneling […]

Who Do You Want Setting Up the Next Internet? The United States – or China?

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Ahhh…federalism: “(T)he constitutional division of power between U.S. state governments and the federal government of the United States.” Unfortunately, this is too true: “Since the founding of the country, and particularly with the end of the American Civil War, power shifted away from the states and towards the national government.” We’ve discussed this awfulness before: […]

A Company’s Government Cronyism – Should Be Considered in Government Contracting

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We less government types have long championed the outsourcing to private companies the work government wants done.  Contracting out, as it were. Under the perfectly reasonable impression that greater private sector involvement – and conversely less government involvement – will ostensibly improve quality and performance. Unfortunately, this is becoming an increasingly dubious proposition.  With governments […]

The Anti-Property Mindset the Internet Has Helped Foster – and Expand

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The Internet is almost undoubtedly the most expansive, impressive creation in the history of a humanity creating things. It is a free speech-free market Xanadu. Nothing has made easier the ability to speak and reach an audience.  Steve Gutenberg and his printing press were revolutionary – the World Wide Web is exponentially more so. Nothing […]