Intellectual Property: Constitutional, and Crucial to Economic and National Security

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The Founding Fathers – were exceedingly intelligent individuals.  They established for us with their Constitution a framework – which allowed us to create the most successful society in humanity’s history. And the Founding Fathers – loved Intellectual Property (IP).  Because they knew how vital its protection was to their fledgling nation. Behold the Constitution’s Article […]

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 […]

We Are Surrounded by Intellectual Property – Until We Aren’t

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Tom Cruise has made more than a little bit of money as an actor. For which Cruise has to thank genetics, astronomical-odds-beating luck – and rigidly protective copyright laws. These Intellectual Property (IP) statutes protect the movies in which Cruise appears.  Thereby ensuring said flicks are (mostly) commercially available in formats on which he and […]

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 […]