Tag: cronyism

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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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Our anti-fan-hood of Elon Musk goes back more than a little bit. Elon Musk: The $5-Billion-Government-Money-Recipient ‘Genius’ Because he’s hailed as this avant garde entrepreneurial genius.  When what he actually is – is the largest welfare king of all time. Our fan-hood of Intellectual Property (IP) goes back…to the very beginnings of human existence. Only…

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – aka Obamacare – was government further inserting itself in the business of health insurance. Obamacare – is an unmitigated disaster.  Premiums have doubled.  Deductibles have tripled.  As many people have lost their insurance – as purchased it at gunpoint under the Obamacare mandate. The takeaway? You don’t…