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 […]

Ok, Again: This Is How Foreign Government Subsidies Are Awful for the US

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It is becoming more than a mite tiresome – dealing with the knee-jerk, talking-point-screeching alleged “free traders.” Who oppose President Donald Trump attempting to alter the ongoing, rolling nightmare mess that is this country’s global trade policy. The US has spent the last half-century-plus – cutting trade deals that cut our own throat. Nigh every […]

California Cancer: Best to Excise or Contain Bad Government

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The state of California is a sunny, balmy – deathtrap nightmare mess. Decades of Leftist government have eviscerated the state. California’s Whale Of A Tale In Bad Government California’s $400 Billion Debt Worries Analysts 55 Reasons Why California Is The Worst State In America California Wins ‘Worst State for Business’ for 11th Year Calexit Activist […]

Solar Fannie Mae: Worse Than Subsidizing Fake Energy? Mandating We Buy It

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Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis popularized the phrase “laboratories of democracy”: “(T)o describe how a ‘state may, if its citizens choose, serve as a laboratory; and try novel social and economic experiments without risk to the rest of the country.’” Cities and towns also experiment with policy novelties – serving as even smaller laboratories. For […]

Crony Socialism: Candy Crush Edition

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  Hershey’s – the Candy Man – is a BIG business. Its May 2014 market cap was $23.26 billion. And Hershey’s is very generous with government. Through the second quarter of last year, it had spent $8,332,000 on lobbying and $845,534 on candidates and elected officials. Tallies no Mom & Pop Candy Shoppe can come […]

In D.C., ‘Bipartisanship’ Has Become a Bad Thing – When It Isn’t, We Should Seize the Opportunity

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Bipartisanship in Washington, D.C. has for the most part devolved into a pipe dream, a dirty word – or both. A pipe dream because after decades of gerrymandering – partisanship is what you get. Gerrymandering is elected officials choosing voters rather than the other way round. Those already elected carve Congressional districts into bizarre shapes […]