Month: October 2017

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Wall Street investors frequently come to Washington requesting help. Sometimes they request money and sometimes they want regulations reduced on their business model. Other times they want more. In the case of Pershing Square’s Bill Ackman, he came to Washington requesting his friends in Congress to get the Federal Trade Commission to put the nutrition…

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Because the federal government has so grossly exceeded its Constitution-delimited authorities, we pay way more attention to national politics than the Founding Fathers intended or wanted. They wanted the vast majority of governing to be done at the local level. Because it is the government most directly connected – and thereby accountable – to We…

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One of the dumbest of DC assertions – is that more government regulation doesn’t harm private sector investment. That somehow the higher cost of compliance with government diktats – doesn’t detract from private entities spending money on the areas harmed by the government diktats. This defies many aspects of Reality – and contributes a great…

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  On October 22nd, the Wall Street Journal published an opinion piece titled, “How White Supremacists Exploit Public Higher Education.” The theme was that alleged white supremacists like Richard Spencer cost universities an enormous amount of money for security, when they speak at the colleges. Spencer’s speech at the University of Florida on October 19th…

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The Barack Obama Administration was throughout its tenure thoroughly and completely America Last. Not only were our national interests at home and abroad not advanced – they were often actively subjugated. This absolutely pertained to our nation’s businesses – and their investments and operations overseas. To wit: The Administration didn’t like intellectual property – so…

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By Jim Mullen Predictably, after the last appalling act by an evil lunatic on unarmed citizens, the corrupt media and leftwing politicians are ablaze with emotional fear mongering, anti-gun, anti-Second Amendment rhetoric designed to divert attention from the facts. Every tragic shooting brings the radical left and their media vultures swooping in and circling, laying…

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We less government types have all along the way opposed the ridiculous policy known as Network Neutrality. For a whole host of rational, reasonable free market and free speech reasons. Because more government is always bad for all things free market and free speech. And Net Neutrality is a dramatic increase in government’s involvement in…

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A serious question must be posed: Precisely who is responsible for protecting America from terrorists—the president, as the law seems to clearly say? Or is it activist federal judges like Hawaii’s Derrick Watson, who recently blocked the president’s immigration proclamation, issued September 24th? It’s titled, “ENHANCING VETTING CAPABILITIES AND PROCESSES FOR DETECTING ATTEMPTED ENTRY INTO…

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Those of us who appreciate a free market economy that actually has vim and vigor – know we need Intellectual Property (IP) protection. Even more so now in our 21st Century Information Economy: “Economy in which knowledge is the primary raw material and source of value.” And how do we protect “knowledge” – “the primary…