Big Tech Data Monsters Seek Data Collection Cronyism from Government

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In politics and policy, as in all things – size matters. Small numbers – are smaller than big numbers. To wit: Fake Indian and Democrat Senator/presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren – just received an endorsement for her effort to garner a promotion. Warren Campaign Wins the Endorsement of Black Womxn For: “On Thursday, she snagged an […]

‘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” […]

Not All Lobbyists Are Created Equal – Or Are Equally Bad

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“Lobbyist” has become a dirty word in DC. As have many words and practices – that are expressly protected by the Constitution. Because DC is $4.5-trillion-per-year-in-spending and $1+-trillion-in-regulating – that is mostly antithetical to the Constitution. Behold the relevant portion of the Constitution’s First Amendment: “Congress shall make no law…abridging…the right of the people peaceably…to […]

How Did Big Tech Get So Big? Massive Government Cronyism – Like Section 230

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Today’s thought foray – requires us to define a few terms.  First: Internet Service Providers (ISPs): The companies that have in the last quarter-century invested more than a trillion dollars – building the actual Internet.  Comcast, Verizon, Time Warner, AT&T, etc.  The companies that laid the Information Superhighway – upon which all the rest of […]

Vice President Pence Must Save Us from Elon Musk Syndrome

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Please allow a personal point of privilege at the outset: I REALLY like Mike Pence.  Zero sarcasm – I think he is a really good guy. Pence once saved my professional bacon – now more than a decade ago. I had scheduled a huge Capitol Hill anti-Fairness Doctrine press conference.  Lots of Senators and Congressmen […]

The NBA, China, the Bidens and Free Speech: The Ultimate Intellectual Property

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The National Basketball Association (NBA)’s ongoing, rolling self-emasculation continues apace and unabated. One League Guy called for freedom in Hong Kong from Communist China’s totalitarianism. And the League flashed into action – against the one League Guy. Since, a thousand and one League Guys have groveled, prostrated, genuflected or simply played really, REALLY stupid in […]

The Private Sector Is Yet Again Rushing to Save Us from Government

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The answer to everything even remotely policy-related – is less government. Because the original sin of everything even remotely policy-related – is too much government. Want to solve our health care “crisis” – ???  Undo the original government sins. After World War II – taxes were kept at during-WW II levels.  So in an end […]