Tag: exelon

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Governments the world over have spent the last century-plus rigidly insisting that they can do…well, everything better than We the Peoples can.  That private citizens, engaged in voluntary interactions amongst themselves – will only blow it.  That government is required to run things – to ensure nothing goes sideways. As the last century-plus has incessantly…

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We have dubbed the Trump ascendancy to the presidency the Reality Revolution.  For decades the Washington, D.C. Establishment Emperor walked around stark naked.  And none of the Establishment Emperor’s Courtiers would point out his “clothes” weren’t clothes – because they were making too much coin pretending they were. Decades of DC failures – dubbed “successes”…

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“Repeal and Replace” is currently all the rage in Washington, D.C.  As well it should be.  As the newly ensconced Republican trinity (President, Senate and House) work to excavate We the People from the awfulness that is Obamacare. But there is a whole lot more government awfulness than just Obamacare.  And there is a whole…

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One of the heights of lowness that government cronyism has reached is a company managing to so master the favoritism processes, they get multiple states to simultaneously fill its trough. One such lord of the crony universe – is Exelon: “(A) Chicago-based Fortune 100 company with annual revenues of over $34 billion.” Yet again demonstrating…

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The 2016 Presidential election has renewed the ridiculous argument that we should shed the Electoral College and decide the race by the popular vote. Because Republican President-elect Donald Trump decisively won the former – but received approximately two million less votes in the latter. Leave aside the fact that Trump ran the electoral race, rather…

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If there is government – there is nigh always cronyism. The more government spends and does – the more room for cronyism there is. The Feds spend $4 trillion per year, and regulate to the tune of another $2 trillion per annum – which is a LOT of space for cronyism to thrive. But the…