Amazon: Cronyism Delayed Is Good – Cronyism Denied Is Better

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It was March 20, 2018.   Uber-government-cronyism recipient Amazon – was on the verge of receiving its biggest dose of cronyism ever. It was supposed to be in the bag.  So much so – that even our initial headline was premature. Defense Dept Gives Trump Enemy Bezos Ten-Year, Monopoly Cloud Contract This was in keeping with […]

The Natural Art of the Government Shakedown

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“Human nature” – actually applies to way more than just humans. Gazelles – like to consume vegetables.  It’s their nature. Cheetahs – like to consume meat.  It’s their nature. Governments – like to consume constituents.  It’s their nature. Seventh century B.C. Greece’s philosopher Aesop – understood it way back when. Timeless wisdom – is timeless […]

Trump, Fox News Decry Amazon’s Looming $10 Billion Defense Department Cronyism

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President Donald Trump and his Twitter account – are indispensable weapons in the war against the Left-Deep State-Swamp cabal. The vast majority of Republicans and the Right’s alleged leaders are…quite frankly useless in this (and almost every other regard).  They have stood by and silent while the Left took over everything – Washington, D.C., the […]

Thanks to the Trump FCC for Limiting Local Government Shakedowns

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Too many local governments look at their business permitting processes – as opportunities to gouge the companies simply trying to provide goods and services to the people who live there. This is certainly the case with companies that provide Internet access. As we diligently work to ensure everyone in America is connected – and win […]

Localities Shouldn’t Be Dictating (Inter-)National Policy

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Federalism is too infrequently mentioned. And when it does come up – it is woefully misrepresented and abused. Let’s check with our old friend Merriam Webster: “The distribution of power in an organization (such as a government) between a central authority and the constituent units.” Our Constitution is fully imbued with decentralized federalism. The Founding […]