Apple (Private Sector) or the FBI (Government): Whom Do You Trust With Your Data?

aplfbLast week the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) (i.e. the government) received a court order (i.e. from the government) that would force private computer giant Apple to write a program (a “backdoor”) […]

Another Presidential Legacy: Several American Presidents Were Also Inventors

grgwshntn-ablnclnLast Monday was Presidents Day. But that holiday is relatively new – an amalgamation of the birthdays of George Washington (President #1, February 22) and Abraham Lincoln (President #16, February 12). It is […]

Government Drags Us Back in Time – Because Cronies and Ideology Tell It To

gglmnplyGovernment by ideological fantasy – at the expense of actual facts – is a terrible idea. So too is government of, by and for the donors. Far too often government regulators and bureaucrats ignore Reality – to tilt at […]

Taxed Enough Already: Governments Shouldn’t Be Allowed to Bleed Our Internet Service

txintrntRaise your hand if you think government at any level – federal, state, local – is suffering from a dearth of our money. Or omni-directional ways to take it from us. I don’t see…any arms extended upward. […]

Just Because It’s Easier to Steal – Doesn’t Mean It Isn’t Stealing

prcyBack when I was a musician – writing songs rather than things like this – I was just about the only one I knew who wasn’t stealing music via the heist website Napster. And […]

Government Choosing Businesses for Preference or Punishment is Always Wrong

bgphrmPresident Barack Obama has dramatically ramped up the Washington, D.C., giant Crony-fest. Where economic sectors and companies Obama and his Democrats like get the gold mine – and the rest of us get the […]

Hey Wall Street Journal: Open Borders-Amnesty is the Hugest Cronyism of All

opnbrdrs2The political definition of Cronyism is: government policy that favors one or more specific beneficiaries – at the expense of everyone else. To wit: $80 billion of the 2009 “Stimulus” was wasted on […]

Why Does the Media Hate (Poor) People Having Cheap Food?

mcdnlds4The media are, of course, almost uniformly Leftist – which means they just about always toe the Party line. Including the belief that in order to help the poor – government must perpetually grow. Of course we […]

HRC and the Left Loathe Businesses – Why Are Republicans Helping Undermine Them?

ptnttrlThe Left loathes business and businesses. But business and businesses are mere symptoms of the disease they REALLY loathe – capitalism. For which they bizarrely think the “cure” – is uber-failed […]

Mark Cuban: When He Isn’t Denouncing ‘Patent Trolls’ - He Is One

ptnttrlBeauty is in the eye of the beholder. So too a patent “troll.”

Behold Mark Cuban – a wildly successful entrepreneur. He in 1995 co-founded Broadcast.com – and in 1999 Yahoo! […]

DC¹s Latest Self-Inflicted ‘Crisis’ – We Run Out of Budget on October 1

rnwyspndngWashington, D.C. is a dysfunctional mess. Just about nothing gets done unless it absolutely has to get done. And when things do get done – they are just about always horrible. Bigger and bigger […]

Trump Shouldn’t Blame Oreos – It’s Governments’ and Unions’ Fault

dnldtrmporThe Donald Trump presidential phenomenon rolls on. Higher and higher his primary polls climb. He’s caught the irretrievably corrupt Hillary Clinton in a prospective general election matchup.

The DC Establishment – made up of […]

Beware D.C. ‘Comprehensive’ ‘Reform’

bltdgvt3The entirety of the United States is now a federal disaster area – rendered thus by Washington, D.C. Unlike areas hit by hurricanes, tornadoes and other acts of God – our cataclysm is […]

The EPA Assaults the Private Sector – and the Environment

epaThere are few things more dangerous to private enterprise than government bureaucrats with time on their hands. And since most bureaucrats have no legitimate reason for being – they have lots and lots […]

We Don’t Need ‘Great’ Leaders – We Need Constitutional Ones

cnstnThe Founding Fathers knew what Lord John Dalberg-Acton knew. And far too few of us know the totality of Lord Acton’s sage sentiment: “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are […]

Dirty Harry Knows: The EPA’s Got to Know Its Limitations

epapwrgrbClint Eastwood’s iconic Dirty Harry Callahan uttered one of the greatest movie lines of all time: “A man’s got to know his limitations.” It would appear no one in Washington, D.C. has ever heard of Harry or […]

Why Conservatives Object to Leftist Patent ‘Reform’

ptntrfrmThe following is in response to Mytheos Holt’s Townhall “The Three Dumbest ‘Conservative’ Objections to Patent Reform.”

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The Left, along with huge Leftist companies, are pushing to fundamentally transform – radically undermine […]

Government Slowly Kills the Private Sector – And Blames the Victim for Its Sputtering Demise

gvtstmpngOne of the advantages Big Government advocates have in their efforts to end the private sector – is the size of the victim. A $17-trillion-a-year economy is so huge – it almost always […]

The Private Sector Giveth – and Government Taketh Away

grdygvtIt is – sadly, always – a clash of two titans. The private sector and government. There are claims made that it is – or can be – a symbiotic relationship. The free market […]

Chris Farley Government: Remember When It Was Congress That Made Law? That Was Awesome

chrsfrlyplmcrtnyRemember that recurring Saturday Night Live skit where the late Chris Farley was the ultimate fanboy – interviewing those for whom he was the ultimate fanboy?

Sniveling and sweaty, he would bring up […]

Why Are Republicans Resurrecting Failed Green Energy Subsidies?

hndgrvThank goodness we last November gave the Republicans the Senate majority.

Who besides the GOP would resurrect government money for ridiculous “green” “energy” – which is neither green nor energy? To the […]

Bad Bills Are Like Bad Relationships: We Don’t Need a Break – We Need a Break-Up

bbgdltJust about all of us have been there. Dating someone – and it isn’t working. You don’t get along. The person doesn’t give you what you want. You aren’t happy.

You each try […]

A Congresswoman Demands Peace, Love and Big Brother Internet, Man

bgbrthrintrntDemocrat Congresswoman Anna Eshoo just penned an editorial for the San Francisco Chronicle. That has the patchouli whiff of her writing while sitting at the corner of Haight and Ashbury – in August […]

Words Used to Mean Things – Then Came Government

lvngcnstnWe are a nation founded upon and (allegedly) governed by words. Beginning with – specifically, foundational-ly – the Constitution. Every syllable was by our Founding Fathers debated and carefully crafted. To ensure a […]

Government Crushes People – Then Writes Them Checks

bnkbltA computer programming maxim is “Garbage in – garbage out.”

(C)omputers, since they operate by logical processes, will unquestioningly process unintended, even nonsensical, input data (“garbage in”) and produce undesired, often nonsensical, output (“garbage out”).

No one or nothing produces more garbage than government. And their trash […]









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