Tag: cronyism

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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…

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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…

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We less government types desperately need a Republican Texas – if we ever again hope to elect a Republican president. The Electoral College demands it. Big population states California, New York and Illinois are all nigh irretrievably Democrat. And Florida is currently a coin toss – and trending Blue. The Lone State State is the…

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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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Texas has a longstanding and well-deserved reputation for being a much-less-government state.  Which has directly led to Texas being a much-more-economic-prosperity state. The Lone Star State seems to understand the universal inverse proportion: More government – less prosperity.  Less government – more prosperity. Now-Donald Trump Administration Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s previous gig – was as…