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During the awful epoch that was the Barack Obama Administration, Scott Pruitt was a fearless free market champion. Pruitt was in 2010 elected Oklahoma’s Attorney General. And in that capacity he spent a lot of his time fending off the Obama Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a whip and a chair. As an Attorney General,…

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In the great Aaron Sorkin television creation “West Wing,” very accomplished fake president Jed Bartlet goes in for a brief bit of therapy. During which the following exchange occurs: Bartlet: “It’s not good for a person to keep setting goals?” Psychologist: “It probably is. But it’s tricky for somebody who is still trying to get…

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Remember Fast and Furious?: “As a refresher, from 2009 to 2011, agents from the (President Barack Obama) Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF), overseen by the (Obama Department of Justice) DOJ, allowed known straw purchasers working for Mexican cartels to illegally buy thousands of firearms at U.S. gun shops. “The ATF allowed those…

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The joke is so old and repetitive – because the joke that is environmentalism and environmentalists is so old and repetitive.  Time and again, nigh every time environmentalists gather to gripe about some fairy tale or other – or to simply listen to tunes, turn on, tune in and drop out – they have left…

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President-elect Donald Trump ran in part against the business-as-usual cronyism that has for decades been rampant in Washington, D.C. His pledge to “Drain the Swamp” resoundingly resonated – and helped propel him to the presidency. Congress has been a chronic, consistent swamp filler. Now, headed into the Trump presidency, Congress has an opportunity to reverse…

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There is an environmental protest underway in borderline-bankrupt Puerto Rico. It involves the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the bereft Puerto Rican government – and nasty landfills. As has always been the case, it is only thriving capitalist economies that can afford to care about the environment. Only they have the disposable income available to keep…

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Water is wet. The Sun rises in the east. And large swaths of the Left engage in heinous acts of violence in the name of politics. For our purposes here today, we’ll ignore the 94 million or so people Communism has murdered around the world. This is about the domestic Left. We’ll begin just after…