Tag: Abuse of Power

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George Orwell was a brilliant individual.  A man of incredible insight – and foresight. In his unfathomably predictive novel 1984, Orwell warns of Big Brother: “(O)stensibly the leader of Oceania, a totalitarian state wherein the ruling party Ingsoc wields total power ‘for its own sake’ over the inhabitants. “In the society that Orwell describes, every…

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Most unfortunately, governments at every level – federal, state and local – have grown to exceedingly obese size and status. Making them corpulent targets for bribes from monster companies – to ladle government gravy atop the monster companies’ biscuits. Governments are monstrously outsized.  So too, of course, is the cronyism monster companies seek and are…

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Big Tech companies – are monsters. Microsoft: Market Cap: $958 billion. Amazon: Market Cap: $853 billion. Apple: Market Cap: $840 billion. Google: Market Cap: $727 billion. The entire United States economy – currently is $19.4 trillion. Those four companies – currently represent $3.4 trillion of value. Or 17.5% of our entire national worth. Yikes. But…

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I loathe the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). It is an affront to the Constitution – and anyone with an IQ above nine on a warm day. We have in the Constitution a little thing called the Fourth Amendment: “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable…

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One would have to be deaf, blind…and living in a cave in a cliff on a remote Pacific atoll – to miss the obnoxious amounts of incestuous cronyism that exists between monstrously huge tech company Amazon and the Department of Defense (DoD). Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking to crony its way into a $10…