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 [...]

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 [...]






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