Let’s Aim Sanctions Somewhere Other Than at Our Feet

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There is a great deal of current DC fervor to sanction the daylight out of Saudi Arabia.  In response to the kingdom’s alleged assassination of alleged reporter Jamal Khashoggi. I say “alleged reporter” – because Khashoggi ran for decades with some really bad Muslims. Media Forgets to Mention Jamal Khashoggi was in the Muslim Brotherhood […]

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. […]

Anti-2nd Amendment, Anti-Energy Bloomberg’s Latest Big Money Assault on Freedom

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Billionaire Michael Bloomberg long ago joined a coterie of Leftists billionaires – who have become snide caricatures of themselves. Most especially the Leftist billionaires who claim “environmentalist” bona fides.  They want the government to ban actions and activities they claim harm the planet – all the while they are engaging in those actions and activities […]

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: […]

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 […]

Big Tech Censorship Demonstrates Left’s Titanic Net Neutrality Hypocrisy

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America’s Big Tech companies – have more than a few things in common. For one thing – they are massive: Apple                                                  Market Cap: $1.1 trillion Amazon                                             Market Cap: $960 billion Microsoft                                          Market Cap: $832 billion Google                                               Market Cap: $823 billion Facebook                                          Market Cap: $470 billion Netflix                                                Market Cap: $151 […]