Apple’s Whiplash-Inducing Hypocrisy on Patents

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iEverything tiny little company Apple (market cap: $820 billion) is in the midst of executing a unilateral war against Qualcomm. Apple Sues Qualcomm Over Patent Royalties: “Apple also wants back some of the billions of dollars it claims it was overcharged in ‘Qualcomm’s illegal scheme’ to control the market for mobile phone chips.” No, what […]

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 […]

Globalism Fail: Not All Governments Are As Nice As Ours

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The United States has spent the last four decades – “free trading” away millions of domestic jobs to everywhere else on the planet. Whether accidental or intentional on our part – the gigs left. It was intentional on the part of all the world’s other governments. They aren’t nearly as free trade-y as we are […]

Worse Than Domestic Obama Cronyism? Exporting It Globally

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We just narrowly escaped the cronyism-infested eight years of the Barack Obama Administration. If you were a Leftist – the $4-trillion-per-year-government world was your oyster. The biggest bureaucratic favors of your wildest imaginings – were only a campaign contribution away. Cronyism is one of the largest, slimiest critters in the Swamp against which now-President Donald […]

WKRP in DC: Live Turkeys Fire Bombing the Economy

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“WKRP in Cincinnati” is a fantastic legacy television show – about a 1970s rock-and-roll radio station. And perhaps its most famous episode – is “Turkeys Away.” (God bless the Internet – here is a thirty-second clipped summary thereof.) WKRP general manager Arthur Carlson decides as a Thanksgiving promotion to drop live turkeys from a helicopter […]

Comedians Find Intellectual Property Theft No Joking Matter

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The comedy world – like much of the entertainment world – is rife with people of the Left ideological persuasion.  There are, of course, exceptions – but on the main they are on the Left. But then there is Robert Conquest’s Three Laws of Politics.  The first of which is: “Everyone is conservative about what […]

Uber-Left Google’s Major Move – Flooding the Right with Cash

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Google is almost inarguably the dominant company on the Left.  So ensconced are they in the highest of high Left political circles, they basically owned and operated the Barack Obama Administration. Google and the administration were an incestuous staff revolving door.  And Obama, Inc. was an eight-year Pez dispenser of Google-crony policies.  Whatever Google wanted […]