Tag: cronyism

Loading...

Most unfortunately, governments at every level – federal, state and local – have grown to exceedingly obese size and status. Making them corpulent targets for bribes from monster companies – to ladle government gravy atop the monster companies’ biscuits. Governments are monstrously outsized.  So too, of course, is the cronyism monster companies seek and are…

Loading...

Big Tech companies – are monsters. Microsoft: Market Cap: $958 billion. Amazon: Market Cap: $853 billion. Apple: Market Cap: $840 billion. Google: Market Cap: $727 billion. The entire United States economy – currently is $19.4 trillion. Those four companies – currently represent $3.4 trillion of value. Or 17.5% of our entire national worth. Yikes. But…

Loading...

Judicial activism has been a huge problem for decades.  Judges and Justices ignoring the Constitution and the law – and instead imposing their personal policy preferences.  Pretending they aren’t part of the Judicial Branch – but of the Legislative. The original sin of judicial activism? The Senate has over and over and over again consented…

Loading...

Impeaching judges is serious.  So am I: “Impeachment is the constitutionally specified means by which an official of the executive or judicial branch may be removed from office for misconduct. There has been considerable controversy about what constitutes an impeachable offense…. “Because ‘high Crimes and Misdemeanors’ was a term of art used in English impeachments,…

Loading...

I loathe the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). It is an affront to the Constitution – and anyone with an IQ above nine on a warm day. We have in the Constitution a little thing called the Fourth Amendment: “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable…

Loading...

One would have to be deaf, blind…and living in a cave in a cliff on a remote Pacific atoll – to miss the obnoxious amounts of incestuous cronyism that exists between monstrously huge tech company Amazon and the Department of Defense (DoD). Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking to crony its way into a $10…

Loading...

Many self-described free marketeers vociferously oppose antitrust laws: “Antitrust laws also referred to as competition laws, are statutes developed by the U.S. government to protect consumers from predatory business practices. They ensure that fair competition exists in an open-market economy. “These laws have evolved along with the market, vigilantly guarding against would-be monopolies and disruptions to the…