The New EU Trade Deal: No One Likes Tariffs – Which Is Why Trump Imposes Them

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When I attended primary school, a popular insult amongst the students (please pardon the crassness, we were kids) was “Sucks to be you.” As we’ve previously noted – life is high school on steroids.  Which President Donald Trump seems to grasp better than most.  He applied this knowledge to accomplish oh-so-very-much in the private sector […]

The Biggest Impediment to Better Internet? Local Governments

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Thanks to the obscene over-officiousness of the Barack Obama Administration, we have spent much of our time the less decade or so discussing the incredible damage the federal government can do – and was doing – to…everything. Obama’s outsized over-officiousness – certainly warranted the outsized extra attention.  Because his one-size-fits-none government impositions – left no […]

There Is So Much Wrong with the Left’s State-Level Pushes for Net Neutrality

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Ever since the Donald Trump Administration’s Trump Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced it was undoing the Barack Obama Administration FCC’s unilateral, Congress-free imposition of 1934 monopoly landline telephone law on to the Internet – under the guise of the very awful Network Neutrality – Leftists have been flexing the crazy they have long since gone. […]

Taxation w/o Representation. Interstate Commerce Usurpation. Murdered Federalism. Internet Sales Tax

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The Supreme Court last week issued a really ridiculous and awful ruling.  In blatant violation of the Constitution’s Commerce Clause and its protections of federalism – and of the “Taxation without representation” foundational rally cry of the American Revolution that preceded it. First – the Constitution violation.  Behold Article I, Section 8, Clause 3: “[The […]

Open Letter to Congress – On the Attempt to Create a Government Music Royalty Non-Profits

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To the Members of Congress – House and Senate, Bizarrely, the federal government has set music royalty payment rates for decades.  What songwriters get paid – is determined by…you guys and gals.  Rather than by private negotiations between the private parties involved.  There exists the government middle man. You are currently considering the Music Modernization […]