Dear Trump FTC: Please Stop Doing Obama FTC-esque Things

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As we have repeatedly noted, there is a whole lot of good going on in the Donald Trump Administration. But we are not sporting rose spectacles – we of course recognize that there is some serious bad going on as well. The lion share of the bad – isn’t being done by Trump’s people. It […]

Key Component of Actually Free Trade: Punishing Bad Actors

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We have long roundly ridiculed what has passed for “free trade” in Washington, D.C. Where we remove nigh all of our government impediments to the goods and services of every other nation on the planet. And nigh no other country returns the favor. Nations the world over impose all sorts of tariffs and regulatory impediments […]

When the Government Sues to Undermine the Constitution

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The federal government has spent the last two centuries-plus willfully ignoring the Constitution. With ever-increasing frequency and intensity, the Feds have drifted further and further from their charter. There is no longer even a pretense of pretending to care whether or not what DC wants the government to do – is an expressly enumerated Constitutional […]

Senator McCain is a Crony’s Best Friend

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For a guy who has allegedly spent his political career trying to make and do right – after his being named in the late 1980s Keating Five scandal – Arizona Republican Senator John McCain certainly still likes to do a whole lot for high-donating cronies. A Keating Five refresher: “The Keating Five were five United […]