Tag: constitution

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Very few people dislike Communist China as much as do I.  At least amongst those who haven’t had first-hand experience with its utter brutality. Communism is antithetical to human nature.  Thus – Communism is anti-human. Which is why Communism spent the 20th Century murdering 100 million people.  Because Communists won’t admit Communism and humanity are…

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Too many local governments look at their business permitting processes – as opportunities to gouge the companies simply trying to provide goods and services to the people who live there. This is certainly the case with companies that provide Internet access. As we diligently work to ensure everyone in America is connected – and win…

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Federalism is too infrequently mentioned. And when it does come up – it is woefully misrepresented and abused. Let’s check with our old friend Merriam Webster: “The distribution of power in an organization (such as a government) between a central authority and the constituent units.” Our Constitution is fully imbued with decentralized federalism. The Founding…

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The most damaging and pernicious of the nigh infinite elements of the Washington, D.C. Swamp – which President Donald Trump has pledged to drain – is the leftover personnel. Holdovers from the Barack Obama Administration especially – and residual creatures generally. Leftist ideological hacks – and permanent DC denizens. All of whom have very comfortable…

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H.R. 1215 – the bill to nationalize tort law – is back.  Which is bad news – and makes even less sense than the last time it was under consideration. It came up in mid-June, but was pulled – for exactly the right reason.  Tort law is the many states’ domain – so this bill…

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Congress has…a lot to do. We still desperately need to undo the train wreck that is Obamacare. We still desperately need to rewrite and simplify the tax code – and eliminate or drastically cut the many taxes and their rates. We still desperately need to repeal the bank-killing horror show that is Dodd-Frank. We should…