Tag: Technology

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The Donald Trump Administration has thankfully eradicated another Barack Obama Administration legacy liability. The Obama Administration was the most proactively anti-energy presidency with which We the People have ever been afflicted. Obama’s Quiet War on Oil: “The oil and gas industry is in the crosshairs of the administration’s eco-agenda….” It really wasn’t all that quiet. …

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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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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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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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In no small part because of very stupid, anti-First Amendment campaign finance “reform” laws – there exist non-profit entities that were created to allow us to engage in government-approved-and-limited political speech. The three most populous such federal entities – are colloquially named after their Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax code designations.  They are the 501(C)3,…

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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…

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Whenever the issue of songwriting royalties arises, the most common reaction is “Wait a second – the federal government sets music royalty rates?” Yes – sad, but true. Trump Signs Sweeping New Music Licensing Legislation: “The bipartisan act addresses music licensing and royalty legislation, among other issues related to music rights….. “The legislation includes a…