Tag: Capitalism

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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…

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We didn’t win the (first) Cold War with Communist Russia – by handing them trillions of dollars. Embargoes and Sanctions – Cold War Sanctions: “In 1948, the United States began a campaign of economic sanctions against the Soviet Union that would last more than fifty years…. “For many years, the embargo on the Soviet Union…

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We less government types desperately need a Republican Texas – if we ever again hope to elect a Republican president. The Electoral College demands it. Big population states California, New York and Illinois are all nigh irretrievably Democrat. And Florida is currently a coin toss – and trending Blue. The Lone State State is the…