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Too many local governments look at their business permitting processes – as opportunities to gouge the companies simply trying to provide goods and services to the people who live there. This is certainly the case with companies that provide Internet access. As we diligently work to ensure everyone in America is connected – and win…

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Federalism is too infrequently mentioned. And when it does come up – it is woefully misrepresented and abused. Let’s check with our old friend Merriam Webster: “The distribution of power in an organization (such as a government) between a central authority and the constituent units.” Our Constitution is fully imbued with decentralized federalism. The Founding…

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Many countries – most especially Communist China – subsidize their domestic products that are then sold on the global market. This isn’t free trade. Some countries – most especially Communist China – intentionally subsidize to such an extent they sell their domestic products on the global market at a loss. This isn’t free trade.  And…

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Behold the Internet.  A free speech-free market Xanadu – developed entirely by the eternal wonderment of unfettered free markets. The Left has ignored entirely the ongoing, rolling success of the government-free Net – and instead incessantly proclaimed looming doom if we didn’t immediately impose massive government upon it. The very dumb regulations of which most…

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George Orwell was a brilliant individual.  A man of incredible insight – and foresight. In his unfathomably predictive novel 1984, Orwell warns of Big Brother: “(O)stensibly the leader of Oceania, a totalitarian state wherein the ruling party Ingsoc wields total power ‘for its own sake’ over the inhabitants. “In the society that Orwell describes, every…

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Republicans spent nearly a decade promising to rid us of the incredibly terrible law known as Obamacare. And with very good reason. Obamacare stripped millions of people of their insurance.  For those who survived that mass slaughter – Obamacare doubled the average insurance premium and tripled the average insurance deductible. This after its namesake promised…

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It is becoming more than a mite tiresome – dealing with the knee-jerk, talking-point-screeching alleged “free traders.” Who oppose President Donald Trump attempting to alter the ongoing, rolling nightmare mess that is this country’s global trade policy. The US has spent the last half-century-plus – cutting trade deals that cut our own throat. Nigh every…