How Global Organizations Warp the Globe

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I’m not a globalist.  I’m a nationalist.  Why? Because I can only live in one nation at a time.  And I’d like the leaders of that nation to do what’s best for that nation.  Because I’m living in it.  And they’re (allegedly) representing it. I live in America.  I vote in American elections.  To elect […]

Here’s Hoping the House’s Democrat Majority Doesn’t Impede Trump’s Trade Winning

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Color me amongst the dubious of the about-to-be-minted House Democrat majority doing anything reasonable – let alone productive. Democrats Load “Subpoena Cannon” With 85+ Trump Targets: “House Democrats plan to probe every aspect of President (Donald) Trump’s life and work, from family business dealings to the Space Force to his tax returns to possible ‘leverage’ […]

Brazil and the WTO: It Helps When You Run the Joint

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As we have written for nearly a decade, the global trade market is a patchwork quilt of ridiculous government impositions – warping what should be a flat and level playing field: “‘Trade Wars’ actually aren’t about trade – they are about government trade policy. “If peoples are trading freely, there isn’t a ‘War’ – there’s […]

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 […]