Intellectual Property Protection Singularly Delivers the End of Poverty

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I’ve never understood anyone besides the most radical of Leftists standing in opposition to Intellectual Property (IP) protection. Unfortunately, large swaths of non-radical Leftists do. Never mind that IP protection may be singularly responsible for humanity’s escape from systemic, unending poverty. For most of human history, life for us humans was as Thomas Hobbes described […]

We Should Sell to – But Not Buy From – Communist China

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Communist China is a titanic, omni-directional pain in the posterior – to nigh everyone on the planet. Made in China 2025: The Industrial Plan that China Doesn’t Want Anyone Talking About China’s Grand Strategy: The New Silk Road China’s String of Pearls Strategy Why China Won’t Stop Island Building in the South China Sea: “China’s […]

Kamala Harris Goes Full Communist China on Prescription Drugs

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You don’t even want to go a little Communist. 100 Years of Communism – and 100 Million Dead Unless you’re a US Leftist. Then you readily, speedily, happily go full Communist. Oh – And let us not let them pretend there is a distinction between Socialism and Communism.  There is not: “Communism is Socialism – […]

‘The Departed’ and Communist China: We Must Stop Feeding IP to the Hand That Bites Us

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In the great 2006 Martin Scorsese flick The Departed, undercover cop supervisor Martin Sheen says to undercover cop Leonardo diCaprio: “Microprocessors.  We’ll probably be at war with the Chinese in twenty-odd years – Costello is selling them military technology.  Microprocessors, chips, computer parts – anybody says anything about anything like that…you let us know.” “Costello” […]

The NBA, South Park and Communist China: The Very High Price of Fake ‘Free Trade’

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Behold the 21st Century’s diet version of an “international incident”: Could a Tweet Sink the (National Basketball Association) NBA’s Business Relationships in China? It’s Complicated: “(A) single tweet from a general manager supporting protesters in Hong Kong could threaten that relationship and affect the way the public here and abroad views the league’s intentions on […]

We Shouldn’t Be Doing Business with Communist China

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We didn’t win the (first) Cold War with Communist Russia – by handing them trillions of dollars. Embargoes and Sanctions – Cold War Sanctions: “In 1948, the United States began a campaign of economic sanctions against the Soviet Union that would last more than fifty years…. “For many years, the embargo on the Soviet Union […]