Tag: Technology

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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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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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“Human nature” – actually applies to way more than just humans. Gazelles – like to consume vegetables.  It’s their nature. Cheetahs – like to consume meat.  It’s their nature. Governments – like to consume constituents.  It’s their nature. Seventh century B.C. Greece’s philosopher Aesop – understood it way back when. Timeless wisdom – is timeless…

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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…