The 20th Was the Failed Welfare State Century – The 21st Must Be About Less Government

wlfrstThe Twentieth was the Century of the Welfare State. Governments the world over built and then continuously grew their domestic aid money delivery apparatuses. Tens of trillions of dollars were spent in attempts to raise poor people up and out.

It’s been disastrous.

European Union [...]

The New York Times Has Zero Idea How the Internet Works – Or Is Lying Its Masthead

dnsrintntIt takes a special man to cram so much wrong into a mere 342 words. Or an Old Grey Lady.

The New York Times’ utterly ridiculous Editorial Board recently as one addressed Title II Internet regulatory Reclassification and Network Neutrality – and they did so in utterly [...]

Obama Administration Doing Everyone’s Job – But Theirs

obmdctrThe Barack Obama Administration has spent just about its entire tenure doing things it is not supposed to do.

The myriad executive branch Departments, Agencies, Commissions and Boards have been in omni-directional fashion vastly exceeding their authority – doing things that are clearly the [...]

You Want More Jobs – and Freer and Fairer Global Trade? You Want Less Government

frtrd2We recently discussed a bipartisan group of Senators and House members who correctly identified a global trade problem and its negative domestic ramifications.

57 Senators and 152 House members…sign(ed) letters to Barack Obama Administration Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker. In which they expressed concern about [...]

Harry Reid Remains Obstinately, Perversely Insistent on Taxing the Internet

intnttxAs we asked last week – who says bipartisanship is dead?

The allegedly “do-nothing” Republican-led House of Representatives has actually done a lot of good stuff – a lot of it bipartisan in nature.

“We’ve put together a helpful list of bipartisan [...]

Government Commission That Wants to Commandeer Control of the Internet Just Had Their Website Crash – Twice

brkwbstThe Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has already been twice unanimously rebuked by the D.C. Circuit Court in previous attempts to impose Network Neutrality.

Their response to these clear demonstrations of their lack of juice? President Barack Obama appointee FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is considering [...]

Twenty 9-0 Supreme Court Rulings Against – Obama Prepares Even More Power Grabs

obmdctrUnanimous Supreme Court rulings are certainly noteworthy. When a case lines up every single Justice – appointed by Democrats and Republicans both – the decision must be unbelievably clear cut.

Nine-to-nothings don’t happen very often. The ever-overreaching Barack Obama Administration, however, is in historic fashion racking them [...]

The Vicious Cycle: Government Warps Markets Until Government Stops Warping Markets

grnwstThe pernicious effect of government warping markets is absolute – and the evidence is obvious and everywhere.

When 300+ million Americans (and when 8+ billion worldwide are able to) make their own decisions, markets constantly morph to accommodate those decisions – and the maximum amount [...]

Obama Administration Wants to Party on the Internet Like It’s 1934

dnsrintrntEighty years ago. The depths of the Great Depression. Democrat President Franklin Delano Roosevelt blindly flailing around, throwing ever more government-centric “solutions” at the growing list of problems. Each new centrally-planned effort making matters worse – and the Depression last longer.

Remember, Ladies and Gentlemen, Hideki [...]

Uber-Left Free Press’ ’Net Neutrality’ Isn’t What Most Supporters Think It Is

networkneutralityIn the cinematic classic “The Princess Bride,” Inigo Montoya utters the now oft-repeated “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.”

Uber-Left government-media outfit Free Press is highly practiced in this disingenuous art. Their name is [...]

Obama Administration’s Latest Fiat

Seton Motley video2The 2009 “Stimulus” bill contained $7.2 billion for local government broadband – the federal government giving city, county and municipal governments money to get into the Internet Service Provider (ISP) business.

Shocker – government broadband is a disaster. It already was, for [...]

The Left is Aghast and Angry – WikiLeaks Leaks a … Deregulatory Trade Deal

gvtrgltns5No matter how many regulations exist – it’s never enough for the Left. Regs are their Jell-O – they think there’s always room for more.

New EPA Regs Issued Under Obama Are 38 Times as Long as Bible

Since President Barack Obama took [...]

HBO Pseudo-News Anchor John Oliver Gets Net Neutrality Fundamentally Wrong

jhnolvrSo it turns out there that something doesn’t have to be true to be funny.

Many a thinking American – who knows media bias – finds the following perversely appropriate.

Young Get News From Comedy Central

Tom Brokaw, Peter Jennings, Dan Rather … and Jon Stewart?

Readers [...]

Obama Administration Rules Mexico is Undermining, Circumventing Free Trade Deal

frtrdWe are free traders. We want maximum exchange – with minimum government interference.

Markets always work better the freer they are. Free from all but the barest necessity laws and regulations, and the least taxes possible – up to and including none at all….

“Trade [...]

The Bigger the Government – the Worse the Economy

txsWe’ve seen it in too many sectors of the economy to possibly mention – both domestically and internationally. The greater the government involvement in an economic sector – the greater the ensuing economic damage. To that sector – and the broader economy.

Every additional upward ratchet [...]

Let¹s Not Put the People in Charge of the Veterans Administration in Charge of the Internet

obmcrwbst2The Veterans Administration (VA) has been a disaster since just about its inception. Because it is government-only monopoly single-payer health care. Championed by the exact same people dying to impose it on all the rest of us.

Then-Community Organizer Barack Obama:

“I happen to be [...]

How is Prohibiting Consumers from Getting Free Stuff Pro-Consumer?

mdmrxstsThe Media Marxist Left pushing the terrible Internet policy known as Network Neutrality oft are absurdly called “consumer groups.”

Major U.S. Consumer Groups Support (Federal Communications Commission) FCC Action on Net Neutrality

They want Net Neutrality because they want a single-payer government Web – they [...]

The Media’s One-Side-Fits-All Approach to Net Neutrality

dnssrmdWhat at times is worse than the Jurassic Press not covering something? The Jurassic Press covering something.

The all-encompassing government-Internet-power-grab that is Network Neutrality rarely gets outside-the-Tech-World media attention. But Thursday the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted in Democrat Party-line fashion to begin its process of [...]

Media Marxists Persuading the Government to Execute its Hugest Internet Power Grab Yet

ctcmptrAllow me to (re)introduce you to the hardcore Leftists rabble rousing for a full-on government takeover of the World Wide Web.

Theirs is now an all-out push to have the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) “Reclassify” the Internet – so as to then impose the utterly unpopular [...]

Rushing to Regulate: Democrat Rosenworcel is Right – So She Should Vote ‘No’ on Net Neutrality

networkneutralityFederal Communications Commission (FCC) Democrat Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel yesterday made a very good point.

Rosenworcel: Delay Vote on Net Neutrality Rules

Democratic FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel has asked FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler to delay his planned May 15 vote on a draft of new network [...]

A Key Ingredient in the Left’s Wins: Persistence

txspndIn the late, great Harold Ramis’ cinematic classic “Animal House,” perpetual Faber College student John Blutarsky succinctly summed up the Left’s approach to policy.

Over? Did you say ‘over?’ Nothing is over until we decide it is! Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? [...]

It’s Groundhog Day: Government Taking Third Stab at Net Neutrality Power Grab

groundhog dayThis is at once obnoxious and pathetic.

Wheeler Tees Up Net Neutrality for May Meeting

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said Wednesday that he would be circulating a draft of the FCC’s new network neutrality rules to the other commissioners Thursday (April 24).

This is their third [...]

VIDEO: The Government is a Horrendous Private Sector Prognosticator

Seton Motley videoWe have before us – and the government – Comcast’s acquisition of Time Warner Cable.

Which the Leviathan and the Left view as an opportunity to outright blockade the free market. Or, barring that, unilaterally impose many, many a la carte regulations – that [...]

The Government Giving the Left What They Want: More Terrible Policy

spctrmThe federal government is yet again acquiescing to the ridiculous anti-free market demands of the Left. We the People will yet again be forced to pay dearly for the resulting damage.

We have looming before us a wireless spectrum crunch. Spectrum being the finite airwaves we [...]

This #TaxDay, Let’s Also Look to Rid Ourselves of Global Anti-Free Trade Tariffs

dmstxsIt’s Tax Day in America. Which brings to mind one of the late, great Ronald Reagan’s many great lines:

“Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but the Democrats believe every day is April 15.”

And of course Reagan was right. Taxes damage [...]






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