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 […]

Only Savages Don’t Value Creation (And Thieves Are Savages)

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The spark of creation – is truly a gift from God. The ability to use one’s mind to bring forward something from nothing – literally gets us about as close to our Creator as can be expected on this planet. While I know not everyone ascribes an other-worldly power to creation – I know others […]

The Lies DC Tells – To Steal and Undermine Patents

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Washington, D.C. is really good at naming bad things well.  So as to obfuscate how bad the things they’re naming – and passing – are. Obamacare’s actual name was “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.” Obamacare assaulted with government hundreds of millions of patients – rather than protecting them. Included in the government’s assault – […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Egregious Damage One Activist Judge Can Do

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Judicial activism has been a huge problem for decades.  Judges and Justices ignoring the Constitution and the law – and instead imposing their personal policy preferences.  Pretending they aren’t part of the Judicial Branch – but of the Legislative. The original sin of judicial activism? The Senate has over and over and over again consented […]

Judicial Activism: It’s Way Past Time to Impeach Fake Judges

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Impeaching judges is serious.  So am I: “Impeachment is the constitutionally specified means by which an official of the executive or judicial branch may be removed from office for misconduct. There has been considerable controversy about what constitutes an impeachable offense…. “Because ‘high Crimes and Misdemeanors’ was a term of art used in English impeachments, […]