Tag: crony capitalism

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When President Donald Trump was Candidate Donald Trump – he promised a restoration of the US manufacturing sector. Which his predecessor – thankfully-ex-president Barack Obama – dismissed as impossible: “When somebody says – like the person you just mentioned, who I’m not going to advertise for – that he’s going to bring all these jobs…

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“The Smart People” have been oh-so-wrong about oh-so-many things regarding Candidate cum President Donald Trump. It is particularly interesting to examine just how wrong The Smart People have been about President Trump’s trade policies.  Because it is via his trade policies – that oh-so-many of the Smart People’s dumbnesses have come to further light. Trump…

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The Donald Trump Administration has thankfully eradicated another Barack Obama Administration legacy liability. The Obama Administration was the most proactively anti-energy presidency with which We the People have ever been afflicted. Obama’s Quiet War on Oil: “The oil and gas industry is in the crosshairs of the administration’s eco-agenda….” It really wasn’t all that quiet. …

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I am beginning to wonder if Amazon has ever done anything straight-shooting and/or above board – to acquire its massive market dominance and cash cap ($744 billion). Amazon Retail for nearly two decades has submarined and strip mined brick-and-mortar competitors by selling nigh everything during the retail-make-or-break Christmas season – at a loss. Amazon: Nearly…