Tag: crony socialism

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The Donald Trump Administration has done an excellent job of reinvigorating our economy. The administration has done the very necessary bureaucratic forestry of cutting back much of the regulatory underbrush. And Trump and Republicans passed their tax cuts – which were aimed in no small part at people who hire people.  Since they’re about the…

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The awful California wildfires that have killed dozens of people and destroyed hundreds of millions of dollars worth of property – are absolutely atrocious.  It is such an inconceivable loss. What makes the devastation and destruction additionally awful – is the awful, wasteful non-necessity of the massive magnitude. California Failed to Sufficiently Manage its Forests:…

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Color me amongst the dubious of the about-to-be-minted House Democrat majority doing anything reasonable – let alone productive. Democrats Load “Subpoena Cannon” With 85+ Trump Targets: “House Democrats plan to probe every aspect of President (Donald) Trump’s life and work, from family business dealings to the Space Force to his tax returns to possible ‘leverage’…

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In deference to America’s veterans on their official Day – God bless you all, thank you VERY much – let’s look at our nation’s cold civil war. To quote Robert Shaw from “The Sting”: “Temperatures are running a little high.” Just about the only portion of Barack Obama’s legacy still standing – is the heightened…

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We have two very recent, polar-opposite visual aides on how government should approach policy – so as to elicit private sector growth. We have Barack Obama’s government-centric, high-tax-and-regulations, government-money-“Stimulus,” Socialism model. And we have Donald Trump’s private-sector-centric, low-tax-and-regulations, “Let the producers keep their coin and keep producing,” Capitalism model. The numbers are in – and…

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In no small part because of very stupid, anti-First Amendment campaign finance “reform” laws – there exist non-profit entities that were created to allow us to engage in government-approved-and-limited political speech. The three most populous such federal entities – are colloquially named after their Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax code designations.  They are the 501(C)3,…

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As we have written for nearly a decade, the global trade market is a patchwork quilt of ridiculous government impositions – warping what should be a flat and level playing field: “‘Trade Wars’ actually aren’t about trade – they are about government trade policy. “If peoples are trading freely, there isn’t a ‘War’ – there’s…

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Our forty-plus year relationship with Communist China has been, on the main, really, REALLY awful for our country. China has taken from us tens of trillions of dollars and tens of millions of jobs. Communist China has stolen tens of trillions of dollars more – of our Intellectual Property (IP) and via mandated technology transfers.…

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The relatively brief history of the Internet – is a quarter-century visual aide of how the Left looks to over-regulate things. The Left always wants…more.  They are the Oliver Twist of regulations. So let’s not hand them the keys to DC next Tuesday, eh? Simplistically but accurately speaking, the Internet was privatized in the 1990s. …

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Cronyism: Is private companies getting government – to craft policy that benefits the private companies. That cronyism can be an exemption for the crony from policy that adversely affects the briber’s competitors.  Or it can be policy that exclusively benefits the crony.  And it can, of course, be both. We have of late covered quite…