Public Utility Attempting to Buy Arizona Elections

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APS wants to keep conservative Vernon Parker off the Arizona Corporation Commission.

What’s happening in Arizona right now is sufficient to make every conservative shudder. And I’m not talking about the border crisis. I am talking about the state’s largest regulated utility, Arizona Public Service (APS). [...]

Is Paul Krugman Leaving Princeton In Quiet Disgrace?

plkrgmn2Professor Paul Krugman is leaving Princeton. Is he leaving in disgrace?

Not long, as these things go, before his departure was announced Krugman thoroughly was indicted and publicly eviscerated for intellectual dishonesty by Harvard’s Niall Ferguson in a hard-hitting three-part series in the Huffington Post, beginning here, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Paul Volcker's Call For A 'New Bretton Woods' Is Important

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Seth Lipsky, the editor of the storied New York Sun (a brand distinguished by the long residency of Henry Hazlitt), recently, in the Wall Street Journal, brought to wider attention certain remarkable recent comments by Paul Volcker. Volcker spoke before the May 21st annual meeting of [...]

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 [...]

The IRS Scandal and Other Stories

 

As an attorney who concentrated in the area of tax law for fair number of years after spending another two years at a CPA office, which specialized in tax work, the entire Lois Lerner centered IRS scandal is enough to make a call for some sort of revolution sound like reasoned judgment. The whole [...]

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 [...]

Tea Party Revolution Taking Place in England

ukip2Something remarkable is taking place in our mother country. Late last month, a third party on the right overtook both major political parties in a national election, as significantly more people in England voted for the right over the left. The UK Independence Party (UKIP) [...]

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 [...]

Washington, Amok Again, Spending $1+ Billion On … Presidential Helicopters

hlcptrsIn reporting on the Navy’s reported new acquisition of helicopters for the president to be delivered in 2020, The Washington Post opens:

The last time the Pentagon tried to upgrade the president’s coolest ride — the fleet of helicopters that drop him at his doorstep on the [...]

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 Birth of the American City-State.

Mark Levin has proposed a series of “Liberty Amendments” to the Constitution through an Article 5 state convention. I have my own set of amendments which I hope to share here and add to the proposed Liberty Amendments. The first involves the resurrection of the city-state. This plan would take our largest cities, governed primarily [...]

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 [...]

Facts About Leftist Wealth Redistribution

wlthrdstrbtnThe Democrat sales pitch goes something like this… People should not have the freedom to earn unlimited wealth while others are struggling just to survive. Government should take from those who earn too much and redistribute to people in need. This is the right and duty of [...]

Economics…Who is Right, Obama or Fama?

gnfmBoth of these folks have a Nobel prize of sorts but Gene Fama was awarded his for economic abilities and Obama was gifted his for peace. And people have been scratching their heads ever since. Gene Fama is a pretty interesting guy. And he spoke at a [...]

REAL TAX REFORM!!!!!

It begins with my next “liberty amendment” to the Constitution…

Amendment XXVIII. Section 1. Congress shall make no law, nor allow any law to stand, which in any way allows for the withholding of employee wages, salary, payment, or compensation of any kind, for the purpose of tax collection.

The most insidious, insulting, and reprehensible [...]

“Just Believe”: The Closing Of The American Progressive Mind On Matters Of The Economy And Energy

glblclngHave you noticed that the cries of the cultural and political “left” in the U.S. are becoming more venomous and shrill? As President Barack Obama flails on the international stage and approval for his domestic agenda and his party in Congress slips away, so-called “progressive” Americans are [...]

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 [...]

IRS Brazenly Continues Crackdowns On Conservative Organizations

irsA little publicized IRS decision should have conservatives who write about politics very alarmed. The IRS revoked the tax-exempt status of a conservative political organization, the Patrick Henry Center for Individual Liberty (PHCIL), due to a handful of articles that founder Gary Aldrich wrote in his personal [...]

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? [...]






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