Donald Trump, China, Trade – and Intellectual Property Theft

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We are in the midst of a presidential race that is fundamentally changing how many view – and thought they knew – politics. Donald Trump especially is radically altering that map. What many thought were permanent lines – turned out to be drawn on an Etch-a-Sketch. That the presumptive Republican nominee has spent the last […]

Government Spontaneously, Dramatically Changing the Rules is Terrible for Business

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Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines “Certainty” as: “The quality or state of being certain especially on the basis of evidence.” As we know, evidence abounds that the world is inherently a very un-certain place. Given all the naturally-occurring uncertainty that exists, the last thing we need is unnecessary, artificial uncertainty thrown on to the pile. Unfortunately, that […]

The Koch Brothers Don’t Want Government Cronyism – Google Does

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It is an incessant refrain – from Leftists and the media (please pardon the redundancy). This annoying gaggle whines and moans that the quintessential, awful faces of corporate influence over government are those of Charles and David Koch. Senate Democrat Leader Harry Reid said of them on the Senate floor “These two brothers are about […]

Let’s Not Emulate How Much of the World Treats Intellectual Property

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April 26 is World Intellectual Property (IP) Day: “We celebrate World Intellectual Property Day to learn about the role that intellectual property rights (patents, trademarks, industrial designs, copyright) play in encouraging innovation and creativity.” It’s sad that so many of us still need to learn “the role that intellectual property rights…play in encouraging innovation and […]

Washington DC: Don’t Just Do Something – Stand There

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There is a warped Inside-the-Beltway fetish with “getting things done.” Warped – because of what many of those “things” consist. Most members of both political Parties (and the bulk of the Chattering Classes) want things – that most of We the People do not. So DC tries to distract from their terrible products – by […]