When now-President Donald Trump first burst on to the political scene, one of the ways he made a name for himself was by ridiculing many of the trade deals the United States has spent the last several decades cutting.
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Seton Motley is a consultant and the founder and president of Less Government, an organization dedicated to, well, less government. He is editor-in-chief of StopNetRegulation.org, a Center for Individual Freedom project.
#FakeNews is currently in the news “.” Thanks to ridiculous BuzzFeed’s ridiculous release of a 35-page Donald Trump disinformation litany (to which we absolutely will not link). A litany so fake that it was printed under the heading “Disinformation.” But ridiculous BuzzFeed released it anyway.
The Myth of Elon Musk is that of daring entrepreneur. An avant garde, cutting edge businessman who sees a little bit further around the curve of the Earth - to get a glimpse of the Next Big Thing before the rest of us are able see it.
The GOP ain’t called “The Stupid Party” for nothing.
We all know most of the modern Tech World is very, very leftist and has been from its explosion in the mid 1990s. This is fine, but all the while, the relationship between the Tech World and our $4-trillion-per-yearlLeftist government has grown exponentially. Which ain’t nearly so fine.
We are nigh all familiar with the maxim: “The road to hell is paved with good intentions.”
Network Neutrality is a ridiculous, anti-capitalistic, monopoly-making Internet policy. It has been since its early-2000s inception. It really has been since 2015 -- when the Barack Obama Administration’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) unilaterally imposed it.
To quote Tool’s Maynard James Keenan: “I’m getting bored of getting bored.”
Tom Vilsack is a rural-focused individual. The Democrat is a former Iowa governor -- who is currently the only Department of Agriculture Secretary President Barack Obama has had.
We’ve written extensively about the bipartisan, awful, awfully mis-named Innovation and PATENT Acts. Bills which would undermine the ability of patent holders to protect their property from thieves by making it exponentially more difficult for them to do the one thing they can do to stop them -- sue.
The Republican Party has a well-earned reputation for writing good policy platforms every four years at their Conventions, then doing the exact opposite of nearly all of it once in power.
The Constitution is an extraordinary document. Life for most humans for most of human history has been poor, nasty, brutish and short. The Constitution acknowledged this past (and present) -- and transformed our future.
Government has two roles. Pretend to make the lives of Americans better -- while actually making them worse. The first is a necessary facade -- to allow them to execute the second.
My favorite joke about government and its inanity goes something like this:
No private entity is more enmeshed with the Barack Obama administration than Google. This has been -- in way too many ways for an allegedly free market economy -- the Google administration.
A left-wing governmental principle is the Butterfly Effect: “A property of chaotic systems … by which small changes in initial conditions can lead to large-scale and unpredictable variation in the future state of the system.”
Last week the Federal Bureau of Investigation received a court order that would force private computer giant Apple to write a program (a “backdoor”) to break the privacy-protecting encryption of their iPhone.
Fame is a distorting and highly overrated quality -- as the late, great David Bowie knew so well. Especially now in the Internet Age -- when everyone shares publicly every tiny facet of their existence. Especially now in the Omni-Media Age, which introduced us to the phrase, "famous for being famous” (See: Kardashians).
The age-old analogy describing a good salesman is “He can sell ice to Eskimos.” Let us now contemplate the opposite. What if someone has repeatedly screwed up so terribly -- they could damage the sale of the hottest of commodities to a full panoply of desperate buyers? How could anyone hamstring a water auction in the desert?