Will a Republican Senate Stick a Republican President with a Democrat FCC?

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The GOP ain’t called “The Stupid Party” for nothing. Reports last week indicate that Senate Democrats – the minority Party – had pulled together enough of their Republican majority cohorts to have a lame-duck session vote to give Democrat Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel a brand new term. A lame-duck session – as […]

Exelon: Guilty of Cronyism Across State Lines

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If there is government – there is nigh always cronyism. The more government spends and does – the more room for cronyism there is. The Feds spend $4 trillion per year, and regulate to the tune of another $2 trillion per annum – which is a LOT of space for cronyism to thrive. But the […]

The Only Climate Change Threat to Companies – Comes from Government

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Environmentalists have long been called “watermelons” – green on the outside, red on the in. Red – as in Communist. Earth Day – also happens to be Soviet Communist Vladimir Lenin’s birthday. A coincidence, surely. Environmentalism has always been about ending capitalism. Exaggeration? 130 Environmental Groups Call For An End To Capitalism Not so much. […]

Puerto Rican Protestors May Have a Point – But They Are Making It Very Badly

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There is an environmental protest underway in borderline-bankrupt Puerto Rico. It involves the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the bereft Puerto Rican government – and nasty landfills. As has always been the case, it is only thriving capitalist economies that can afford to care about the environment. Only they have the disposable income available to keep […]

In the Proud Tradition of Leftist Domestic Terrorism…

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Water is wet. The Sun rises in the east. And large swaths of the Left engage in heinous acts of violence in the name of politics. For our purposes here today, we’ll ignore the 94 million or so people Communism has murdered around the world. This is about the domestic Left. We’ll begin just after […]

New York State is Perfecting Governor Andrew Cuomo Cronyism

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Government corruption increases as the size of government increases. The bigger the government’s checkbook and regulatory hammers – the more people will try to bribe politicians to direct where the checks and hammers fall. This is cronyism. You contribute to politicians – and ask for government beneficial treatment. You want government to reward you – […]

Thanksgiving: For the Prospect of Less Government Cronyism

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Thursday is, of course, our day of Thanksgiving. Where food and football serve as an accompaniment to our gathering together to celebrate our blessings. I will not bore you with all for which I am thankful personally (though that is much). Discussed here is something public policy for which I am most grateful – the […]