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 […]

Getting to Actual Free Trade Ain’t Easy – But It’s Necessary

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President Donald Trump is rightly, reasonably trying to get the planets’ nations to stop robbing US blind. It’s been global sport for decades.  We are the planet’s Super Suckers. We get robbed in a wide variety of ways.  The net result of any and all of them?  Hundreds of billions of dollars per year that […]

Fake Free Trade: More Government There – Means Economic Destruction Here

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Many countries – most especially Communist China – subsidize their domestic products that are then sold on the global market. This isn’t free trade. Some countries – most especially Communist China – intentionally subsidize to such an extent they sell their domestic products on the global market at a loss. This isn’t free trade.  And […]

Ok, Again: This Is How Foreign Government Subsidies Are Awful for the US

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It is becoming more than a mite tiresome – dealing with the knee-jerk, talking-point-screeching alleged “free traders.” Who oppose President Donald Trump attempting to alter the ongoing, rolling nightmare mess that is this country’s global trade policy. The US has spent the last half-century-plus – cutting trade deals that cut our own throat. Nigh every […]

Apple Finally Admits They’ve Been Stealing Billions of Dollars from Qualcomm for Years

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In February 2017, iMonster Apple (Market Cap: $970 billion) stopped paying Qualcomm for the patented technologies Qualcomm invented – and Apple used in their wireless devices. Please note: Apple had signed multiple contracts – in which they agreed to pay Qualcomm for permission to use the patented technologies Qualcomm invented. Please also note: Apple continued […]

Handing the Future to Communist China – One Awful Policy at a Time

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The United States has spent the last half century-plus engaging in a titanic amount of very stupid policies. Plan-by-plan, decision-by-decision – we have been outsourcing our prosperity to the rest of the planet. Trade policy, tax policy, regulatory policy,… – we have spent decades going out of our way to be as dumb as possible […]