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The freer the trade, the better things get

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              Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. World markets were mostly higher Thursday,Oct. 24, 2013 buoyed by an improvement in China's manufacturing, but Chinese shares fell amid jitters over tighter credit in the world's second largest economy.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

The West Wing was for several years a fabulous television show – about a Democratic White House. Yes, I know, I’m a conservative and I wasn’t supposed to like it. But great writing is great writing, and Aaron Sorkin can seriously write. (He doesn’t bat 1.000, but here he was stellar.)

Sprint’s crony socialist hypocrisy

10:28 AM 03/24/2014

Crony Socialism is, in part, the government cutting special deals for certain companies - at the expense of other companies, and the free market.

Why is the left so opposed to Darwinian evolution in the market?

11:16 AM 03/10/2014

Leftists, on the main, are profound believers and espousers of Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution -- when it comes to how the Earth and its flora and fauna have developed.

The left is too wrong, too often to listen anymore, especially on tech

10:51 AM 02/18/2014

An extensive search of my memory and the Internet for an example or two of the left getting a public policy prediction correct was utterly unfruitful.

Government-imposed net neutrality: Twice-bitten, not shy about a third try

9:29 AM 02/03/2014

Why does the federal government appear so adamant to again blatantly ignore the law, extend its power over the Internet, and re-impose network neutrality?

Reforming tax and farm law: Think locally, act globally to reduce trade barriers

9:52 AM 01/07/2014

“We’re #1” is not something you chant when you have the world’s highest corporate tax rate. Unless you are doing so sarcastically -- or you want to punish businesses for … well, being in business.

The administration is discovering private enterprise is complicated

10:14 AM 12/09/2013

President Barack Obama recently uttered one of the most frustrating, angering, and mind-numbingly uninformed things ever extruded by a government official.

The Obamacare website: The world outruns the government — by a decade

11:40 AM 10/21/2013

We recently found out that the incredibly effective ObamaCare exchange website is - well, not exactly state-of-the-art.

The damage often done by on-duty non-essential personnel

10:53 AM 10/01/2013

Welcome to Day One of the federal government partial shutdown.

The bigger the government, the wider the wealth gap

12:07 PM 08/27/2013

We have heard incessantly of the widening gap between rich and poor. President Barack Obama and his minions have been publicly bemoaning it, vowing to address it -- and even warning of violence should it not be solved.

It’s time for ‘zero for zero’ farm subsidies

10:07 AM 07/31/2013

We are approaching the DC's sleepy season. Congress will soon adjourn for the summer. President Barack Obama will take that opportunity to jet off on his monthly vacation -- this time in middle class Martha’s Vineyard. So for a time, our freedoms and our wallets will be just a little bit safer.

Are Obama’s data power grabs just another ‘phony scandal’?

10:19 AM 07/29/2013

Behold the latest tack of the foundering, floundering Barack Obama administration. Mired in the several scandals currently engulfing it, this week the president, his press secretary and his Treasury Secretary were among the officials trying to dismiss their wide world of malfeasance as “phony scandals.”

Biggest brother? The Obamacare database

2:44 PM 07/22/2013

Over the weekend Jim Robbins at Rare catalogued some very important ObamaCare information:

Obama’s New Year’s resolutions: Power grab the Internet — and your wallet

1:44 PM 01/08/2013

It’s the New Year, the pre-dawn of President Barack Obama’s second term - in which he is free to be more “flexible,” and is resolved to engage in even more illegal, unilateral power grabs.

Executive order-crazy Obama so far silent on Egypt’s executive orders

12:15 AM 11/26/2012

These last several days - while we here were giving Thanks:

No Debate: The Radical, Corrupt Incompetence of Obama and his Democrats

12:19 PM 10/22/2012

Tonight’s third Presidential debate is focused on foreign policy. What incumbent Barack Obama and his Democrats have demonstrated is that regardless of where they operate - on policies foreign or domestic - they are too often radical, corrupt and incompetent.

The Obama-Holder Justice Department: The Last Refuge for Lawless Leftists

11:04 AM 06/26/2012

The Justice Department has been perhaps the worst wing of the Barack Obama Administration anti-capitalism, corrupt, Crony Socialist nightmare mess.

Obama Administration Micro-Managing EVERYTHING Communications

11:44 AM 05/01/2012

The Barack Obama Administration has spent the last three-plus years unilaterally, illegally over-regulating us into economic oblivion.

Cybersecurity: Like with National Security, Let’s Contract Out to People Who Know What They’re Doing

4:29 PM 04/23/2012

Members of Congress have dubbed this “Cyber Security Week,”  during which: