In Global Trade, We Need Equal Protection from All Governments

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Yesterday we wrote of, here at home, the long lost beauty of equal protection before the law.  Which the Fourteenth Amendment of our Constitution mandates – but our government almost never delivers. By forsaking this important tenet, we opened wide the door to cronyism – with government playing favorites amongst private sector players.  Decades later, […]

The Long Lost Beauty of Equal Protection Before the Law

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The Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution contains the “Equal Protection Clause.”  Washington, D.C. has long ignored just about all of our founding document – perhaps no portion thereof more than the Equal Protection Clause. Located at the end of Section I of the Fourteenth, the Equal Protection Clause reads in part: “No State shall…deny to […]

The Constitution Protects Us…from Government. And Only from Government

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Candidate Donald Trump ran on massive regulatory rollbacks.  And won thereon.  Since being sworn in, he’s – in very un-Washington-D.C.-fashion – adhered to and started implementing his campaign promises.  Including his regulatory rollbacks – pledging cuts of “75% or more.”  Serious business. His Cabinet almost inarguably is the most deregulatory in our nation’s history.  To […]