ObamaCare Is Rapidly Imploding – Will the Republican Congress Finally Do Something About It?

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How much more ObamaCare failure must mount in a titanic heap – before Congress decides to get more involved? A Congress given in 2014 a bi-cameral, bigger and deeper Republican majority – because of ObamaCare. 2014: Another Election About ObamaCare The Second Obamacare Election Obamacare Opposition Drives 2014 Election Results Republicans given the majority – […]

Worse Than Government-Caused Uncertainty? Certainty the Government is Against You

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Without investment, everything economic collapses. Stasis is death. We must constantly create and innovate to move forward our massive $14-trillion-per-year economy. That takes lots and lots and LOTS of speculative capital. Without certain certainties, investment collapses. If investors don’t have any reasonable idea what’s going to happen in a market – they won’t invest in […]

Yet Again, Government Screws Up – And Tries to Blame the Private Sector

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Government is terrible at…well, pretty much everything. The examples are legion – and myriad. In large part because government doing anything violates the Wallet Rule. You go out on a Friday night with your wallet. You then go out the following Friday night with my wallet. On which Friday night will you have more fun? […]

Google Tacitly Admits Stealing Is a Lousy Thing to Do

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The titanically huge mega-corporation Google yesterday took time out from its record-setting-most-money-ever lobbying of Congress to admit – accidentally, perhaps – that the systemic, wholesale stealing of which it is so fond is a lousy thing to do. Which is more than a little ironic – in many, many ways. For instance, Google has ramped […]

The Death Tax, the Flat Tax – and Warren Buffett’s Fat Tax Breaks

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We just hobbled through another tax season. The excruciating excursion into the ridiculous thicket that is the roughly 75,000 page tax code. All for the privilege of giving federal, state and local governments record amounts of our money. A 2011 study said we then wasted 6.1 billion hours preparing to pay our taxes – and […]

Net Neutrality Is Just As Stupid Internationally As It Is Here

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Net Neutrality remains an omni-directional terrible idea. Here in the United States, Net Neutrality exponentially increases the government’s ability to tax the Internet. Starting with the 17.4% Universal Service Fund (USF) tax. Which goes up automatically every calendar quarter. And goes up each and every time three unelected Federal Communications Commission (FCC) bureaucrats decide they […]