Tag: constitution

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There’s a line – a sentiment, actually – that governments everywhere really need to take to heart. “Don’t just do something – stand there.” Of course they won’t – because they’re governments.  But it would be a lot cooler if they did. Why do we want them standing there – rather than doing something?  Because…

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The Donald Trump Administration inherited a LOT of accrued crap with which to deal. Our federal government was for the last half-century-plus run by a Democrat-Republican Uni-Party. Both alleged Parties spent decades paying lip service to great chasms of difference between their respective policy prescriptions. But both alleged Parties secretly agreed on just about everything.…

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There are very few things in life more annoying than someone who is at once condescending and wrong. Included therein are people who pretend they are helping us – while they’re screwing us. Or even worse: They know we know they’re screwing us – and they continue to pretend they’re helping us while they screw…

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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…