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God bless the military and all who honorably serve her. We the People are incredibly fortunate to have a million or so men and women willing to volunteer to defend our nation.  It is an incredible sacrifice on their part – for which we should be exceedingly grateful. As mind-bogglingly wasteful with our money as…

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I am beginning to wonder if Amazon has ever done anything straight-shooting and/or above board – to acquire its massive market dominance and cash cap ($744 billion). Amazon Retail for nearly two decades has submarined and strip mined brick-and-mortar competitors by selling nigh everything during the retail-make-or-break Christmas season – at a loss. Amazon: Nearly…

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God bless President Donald Trump and his Administration for all they are doing to protect Intellectual Property (IP) from the world’s wolves. Of course the largest of all the wolves – is China. Trump To Toughen-Up On China’s Intellectual Property Theft Trump Administration Goes after China over Intellectual Property Trump’s Actions Send a Clear Message:…

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Like most people, the mysterious world of digital currencies remains for the most part…well, a bit of a mystery. I’ve occasionally dived into some readings on cryptocurrencies – and found the water to be a little chilly.  I do get the basic gist.  And I certainly understand the desire to end run governments – with…

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The federal government spends a whopping four trillion dollars per year.  And prior to the Donald Trump Administration’s most overdue and much appreciated mass regulatory reductions – the federal government regulated at a compliance cost of two trillion dollars per year. That’s six trillion dollars per year worth of power – lorded over a country…

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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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This last week delivered us an end to a nauseating year-plus saga. Which consisted of the World’s Richest Man Jeff Bezos private jetting himself all around the nation.  So as to have government after government promise to hand him ever larger piles of our money – in exchange for Bezos choosing their locale to locate…

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Happy Election Day, All. Still astride us like a drunk, very stupid Colossus – is the Robert Mueller investigation into the non-existent collusion between the Donald Trump presidential campaign and Russia. Ignoring entirely the very obvious, very blatant collusion between the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign and Russia. As we head to the polls today –…

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The United States Department of Defense (DoD) has for the last several months been considering private sector bids to provide the DoDs club backup computing services. It’s a big deal.  Upwards of $10 billion for ten years’ worth of backup server service. Why Pentagon Cloud-Computing Contract Is a Huge Deal Ok – it’s a huge…