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We less government types want the government doing as little as conceivably possible. Fortunately for us – so did the Founding Fathers. And they drafted and ratified the Constitution to do exactly that – limit the federal government’s activities to a few, specifically proscribed things. And the Founders strenuously recommended that state and local governments…

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National Football League (NFL) Commissioner Roger Goodell – has had a bit of a bad decade. (So bad – that his ex-television-news-host wife was caught with a fake Twitter account Tweeting in his defense.) Goodell began this time frame under-reacting to legitimate problems like the New England Patriots’ Spygate. Goodell then woefully mishandled the break…

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President Donald Trump inherited a whole lot of awful Barack Obama policy. Unfortunately, much of that awful policy has since Trump’s inauguration continued to lurch forward. Due to the awfulness of Deep State bureaucrats – and inherent bureaucratic inertia. In many instances – Trump has put a stop to it. In many other instances, unfortunately,…

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Presidential candidate Donald Trump ran for two years on several key legislative components. The big three were Obamacare repeal, tax-cuts-and-code-reform and a monstrous, massive infrastructure bill. Full disclosure: I think the latter idea – is absolutely terrible. The states with the roads in them – should themselves take care of the roads in them. I-95…

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The Myth of Elon Musk is that of daring entrepreneur.  An avant garde, cutting edge businessman who sees a little bit further around the curve of the Earth – to get a glimpse of the Next Big Thing before the rest of us are able see it. The Reality of Elon Musk is that of…

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We warned that this was happening. In case you don’t already know – this is Andrew Ross Sorkin: “Andrew Ross Sorkin is a columnist for The New York Times and the founder and editor-at-large of DealBook, an online daily financial report published by The Times that he started in 2001. In addition, Mr. Sorkin is…

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Conventional wisdom is that Elon Musk is a genius. That he’s an avant-garde innovator – taking entrepreneurial risks way out on the edge. Here is but a sample of the paean news coverage – media members genuflecting so much that their pants are now baggy. Elon Musk’s Genius: Understanding The Cost Of A Screw And…