USPTO: One Deep State Swamp Backwater That Is Getting Drained

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Donald Trump ran for the presidency promising to “Drain the Swamp.” We the People liked the pledge.  So we elected him. President Trump has acknowledged that the Swamp is much deeper – and its Creatures much nastier – than he anticipated. Which is an understandable underestimation. I was born and raised in a proximate Swamp […]

The Head of the FTC Is Yet Another Tyrannical Deep State Swamp Creature

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) – is yet another one of those Executive Branch joints the Legislative Branch set up to be “independent.” Which is, of course, unconstitutional. The Constitution establishes three branches of government – Executive, Legislative and Judicial. You can’t create an “independent” fourth branch – unless and until you amend our founding […]

Hey Congress: When Something Awful You Did Is Sunsetting – Let It

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There’s a line – a sentiment, actually – that governments everywhere really need to take to heart. “Don’t just do something – stand there.” Of course they won’t – because they’re governments.  But it would be a lot cooler if they did. Why do we want them standing there – rather than doing something?  Because […]

Trump Administration Cleans Up Cronyism. Cronies Sue Trump Administration

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The Donald Trump Administration inherited a LOT of accrued crap with which to deal. Our federal government was for the last half-century-plus run by a Democrat-Republican Uni-Party. Both alleged Parties spent decades paying lip service to great chasms of difference between their respective policy prescriptions. But both alleged Parties secretly agreed on just about everything. […]