Without Massive Doses of Cronyism – Amazon Doesn’t Do So Well

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Most unfortunately, governments at every level – federal, state and local – have grown to exceedingly obese size and status. Making them corpulent targets for bribes from monster companies – to ladle government gravy atop the monster companies’ biscuits. Governments are monstrously outsized.  So too, of course, is the cronyism monster companies seek and are […]

Big Tech: The Bigger They Are – The Huger They Fail

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Big Tech companies – are monsters. Microsoft: Market Cap: $958 billion. Amazon: Market Cap: $853 billion. Apple: Market Cap: $840 billion. Google: Market Cap: $727 billion. The entire United States economy – currently is $19.4 trillion. Those four companies – currently represent $3.4 trillion of value. Or 17.5% of our entire national worth. Yikes. But […]

Big Tech Amazon: Additional Government Screening Is Definitely in Order

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I loathe the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). It is an affront to the Constitution – and anyone with an IQ above nine on a warm day. We have in the Constitution a little thing called the Fourth Amendment: “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable […]

Oh Look – Even More Amazon-Defense Department Cronyism

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One would have to be deaf, blind…and living in a cave in a cliff on a remote Pacific atoll – to miss the obnoxious amounts of incestuous cronyism that exists between monstrously huge tech company Amazon and the Department of Defense (DoD). Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking to crony its way into a $10 […]

I’m Not a Globalist – But We Absolutely Should Protect Americans Abroad

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The globalism debate – finally arrived in DC in or about 2015. After percolating for decades in what DC considers America’s hinterlands – which is the vast expanse of America between its coasts. Globalism – per the dictionary: “The development of social, cultural, technological, or economic networks that transcend national boundaries; globalization.” Globalism per DC: […]

America First: Get US Business Executives Out of Ridiculous Foreign Charges

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Kuwait is allegedly a United States ally.  Like far too many alleged US allies – Kuwait sometimes has a really obnoxious way of showing it. For the Millennials and younger in our audience – We the People saved Kuwait’s posterior in 1990.  Neighboring Iraq’s Saddam Hussein had invaded and conquered Kuwait.  We arrived – and […]

Other Huge Contributors to Government Cronyism Waste? Laziness – and Attrition

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We oft highlight the very many massive examples of government cronyism: “(P)rivate companies getting government – to craft policy that unfairly benefits the private companies.” Once ensconced as awful government policy, cronyism grows all sorts of additional awful tentacles. Two of the biggest, nastiest tentacles – are laziness and attrition. Government bureaucrats – don’t behave […]