We Are Surrounded by Intellectual Property – Until We Aren’t

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Tom Cruise has made more than a little bit of money as an actor. For which Cruise has to thank genetics, astronomical-odds-beating luck – and rigidly protective copyright laws. These Intellectual Property (IP) statutes protect the movies in which Cruise appears.  Thereby ensuring said flicks are (mostly) commercially available in formats on which he and […]

Fake Free Trade: More Government There – Means Economic Destruction Here

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Many countries – most especially Communist China – subsidize their domestic products that are then sold on the global market. This isn’t free trade. Some countries – most especially Communist China – intentionally subsidize to such an extent they sell their domestic products on the global market at a loss. This isn’t free trade.  And […]

Let Us Finally Declare Internet Independence from Net Neutrality Overreach

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Behold the Internet.  A free speech-free market Xanadu – developed entirely by the eternal wonderment of unfettered free markets. The Left has ignored entirely the ongoing, rolling success of the government-free Net – and instead incessantly proclaimed looming doom if we didn’t immediately impose massive government upon it. The very dumb regulations of which most […]

Big Government and Big Tech Are Partnering to Track Us Everywhere

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George Orwell was a brilliant individual.  A man of incredible insight – and foresight. In his unfathomably predictive novel 1984, Orwell warns of Big Brother: “(O)stensibly the leader of Oceania, a totalitarian state wherein the ruling party Ingsoc wields total power ‘for its own sake’ over the inhabitants. “In the society that Orwell describes, every […]

We Shouldn’t Be Doing Business with Communist China

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We didn’t win the (first) Cold War with Communist Russia – by handing them trillions of dollars. Embargoes and Sanctions – Cold War Sanctions: “In 1948, the United States began a campaign of economic sanctions against the Soviet Union that would last more than fifty years…. “For many years, the embargo on the Soviet Union […]

Why Are Some Republicans Looking to Add More Government to Health Care?

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Republicans spent nearly a decade promising to rid us of the incredibly terrible law known as Obamacare. And with very good reason. Obamacare stripped millions of people of their insurance.  For those who survived that mass slaughter – Obamacare doubled the average insurance premium and tripled the average insurance deductible. This after its namesake promised […]