Shocker: Government Bureaucrats Don’t Understand Business or Economics

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It is one of the many, many reasons our nation’s Founding Fathers profoundly limited government. They trusted businessmen much more than they trusted government bureaucrats. Because they knew: Those who can – do. Those who can’t – regulate those who can. The Founders knew the private sector is better, stronger and faster than government. And […]

A Tale of Two Governors: Massive Cronyism and Other Terrible Policy

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One of the heights of lowness that government cronyism has reached is a company managing to so master the favoritism processes, they get multiple states to simultaneously fill its trough. One such lord of the crony universe – is Exelon: “(A) Chicago-based Fortune 100 company with annual revenues of over $34 billion.” Yet again demonstrating […]

New York Staters Must Be Tired of Big City, Big Government Cronyism

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The 2016 Presidential election has renewed the ridiculous argument that we should shed the Electoral College and decide the race by the popular vote. Because Republican President-elect Donald Trump decisively won the former – but received approximately two million less votes in the latter. Leave aside the fact that Trump ran the electoral race, rather […]

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 […]