‘Most Transparent Ever?’ Behold the FCC’s Secret, Crony Socialist Meetings

clsdmtngIt is yet another Barack Obama Administration pledge now relegated to the ash heap of Mendacious History.

The Most Transparent Administration In History

The Most Transparent Administration in History

This is the Most Transparent Administration in History

This is the Most Transparent Administration in [...]

A Money Revolt is Needed: Fix The Dollar With Gold

Fix-the-Dollar-logoThe Tax Revolt has run its course. A Money Revolt is needed.

Steve Forbes, with Elizabeth Ames, in Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy—and What We Can Do About It has thought the issues through. So has, among others, Lewis E. [...]

Less Domestic Government Equals More International Trade

reduce your government footprintGovernment growth is a self-perpetuating and self-fulfilling prophecy.

Government is just another organism. Like any organism, its first instinct is self-preservation. Government – and its remora advocates – marshals all their forces should anyone suggest any program be reduced even slightly. [...]

‘Local Choice’ – Let’s Roll Back Some Crony Socialism, Shall We?

crnysclsm2Cronyism. Or Crony Capitalism. It’s actually Crony Socialism – because it actually has nothing to do with capitalism.

Crony Socialism is not an unfettered free market where the best ideas and companies win. It’s the government warping and distorting the market: favoring with absurdly [...]

These People Think the Way to Keep Things Fast is to Bring in the Government?

ntntrlt2The Left consists of two groups of people running on two parallel yet very different paths to Oblivion.

The Left’s leadership knows their Huge Government ideas are absurd and don’t work – but they’ll be in charge after the collapse they induce so they’re [...]

Rep. John Delaney Sets Out To Bring A Trillion Dollars, And Safe Bridges, Back To America

dlny$1.4 trillion are “stranded” overseas. Seventy-five Congresspeople, and growing, from both parties, respectfully led by freshman Representative John Delaney (D-Md), are advancing a plan to retrieve that money.

Senate Minority Leader Everett Dirkson reportedly once said, “A billion here, a billion there, pretty soon, you’re talking real [...]

How is Allowing Customers to Not Pay for What They Don’t Want a Bad Thing?

ntntrltyWhen words no longer have specific meanings – they no longer have any meaning. Words represent concepts – we must all agree on their definitions or we lose their concept representation value. If words’ definitions are warped – their usefulness is eviscerated.

If “up” [...]

When Bureaucrats Determine Their Own Limits – There Are No Limits

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As the great P.J. O’Rourke said:

“Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.”

We have to give the Feds some – the Constitution requires it. But in 1984 the Supreme Court threw wide [...]

The Obama Administration is Uber-Regulation, Inc. – And It¹s Killing the Economy

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Is the Barack Obama Administration more than a mite out of control when it comes to imposing new regulations? Indeed so.

Regulations Under Obama Cost Households $14,768 Yearly

Obama Hits the Gas on Regs

Regulations Take $1.8 Trillion Bite Out of Economy

Is the Obama Administration more [...]

Dear Wealthy Liberals…Write the Check

mrgrThis week, liberals went into a tailspin over the news that Burger King announced a merger with Tim Horton’s, a Canadian based restaurant group, and was relocating its headquarters to Canada (pending approval from Canadian authorities). Liberals quickly erupted at the news of a for-profit company moving [...]

Warren Buffett Knows Less Government Means More Economic Activity

Thewrnbft Buffett Rule is part of a tax plan proposed by President Barack Obama in 2011. The tax plan would apply a minimum tax rate of 30 percent on individuals making more than a million dollars a year.

Remember for whom it’s named?

The Buffett Rule is [...]

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 [...]






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