Tag: politics

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I must admit, I laughed more than a little last week when a pair of headlines crossed my transom. Here’s the first: Apple Granted Over 2,000 Patents Last Year, Ranking It Around #10 in the US “Around #10” – ???: “Two different organizations came up with slightly different numbers and rankings….” Either way, in a…

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The average American understandably thinks political and policy debates are conducted – in the interest of America’s best interest. “Surely everyone involved in government wants what’s best for the country.  They just disagree on what policies will get us there.” Most unfortunately, this isn’t the case – for the Left. Leftists – do not like…

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I’m 6’5” – and a bit of a weight gym rat. “One Size Fits All” – just about never, ever fits me. In fact, “One Size Fits All”…is a monopoly – and thus fits hardly anyone at all. One-size-fits-none monopolies – are always a bad idea. Government monopolies are particularly awful. To wit: Government-medicine Medicare. …

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It was March 20, 2018.   Uber-government-cronyism recipient Amazon – was on the verge of receiving its biggest dose of cronyism ever. It was supposed to be in the bag.  So much so – that even our initial headline was premature. Defense Dept Gives Trump Enemy Bezos Ten-Year, Monopoly Cloud Contract This was in keeping with…

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The Founding Fathers – were exceedingly intelligent individuals.  They established for us with their Constitution a framework – which allowed us to create the most successful society in humanity’s history. And the Founding Fathers – loved Intellectual Property (IP).  Because they knew how vital its protection was to their fledgling nation. Behold the Constitution’s Article…

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President Donald Trump is rightly, reasonably trying to get the planets’ nations to stop robbing US blind. It’s been global sport for decades.  We are the planet’s Super Suckers. We get robbed in a wide variety of ways.  The net result of any and all of them?  Hundreds of billions of dollars per year that…