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Net Neutrality VS. Online Thievery

Confusion abounds about where the government should and should not be involved with the Internet. It really isn’t that complicated.  Apply old principles to these new problems, and the government’s proper Web role becomes readily apparent.Where Government Has No Internet

Net Neutrality VS. Online Thievery

General Motors Likes 'Being Able to Fire People'

Recall the gi-normous Leftist kerfuffle kicked up around Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s utterly uncontroversial utterance: “I like being able to fire people who provide services to me.” Which is a perfectly reasonable perspective.  So of course the Left went

General Motors Likes 'Being Able to Fire People'

We Want Transparency FROM Government, Not Transparency TO Government

President Barack Obama and his Democrat Party are doing everything they can to squelch the First Amendment.  Which in part reads: Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech,…or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to

We Want Transparency FROM Government, Not Transparency TO Government

GM Recalls Nearly 500,000 Chevy Cruzes for…Engine Fires

Oops.Concerns that Chevrolet Cruzes could catch fire have caused General Motors (GM) to recall more than 475,000 of the popular compact sedans, the automaker said Friday… All (Cruze) cars manufactured from September 2010 to May of this year are subject

GM Recalls Nearly 500,000 Chevy Cruzes for…Engine Fires

Crony Socialism: When Private Sector Losers Turn to Big Government

We’ve seen a lot of people and companies benefit illegally and/or unfairly from the policies of the Barack Obama Administration.The Obama Administration routinely picks losers at the expense of winners — the common thread amongst the losers being their personal,

Crony Socialism: When Private Sector Losers Turn to Big Government

GM Makes Undisclosed $600K Deal with CFO's Wife's Ad Agency

The $50 billion General Motors (GM) bailout was a Democrat Crony Socialist nightmare.  The Obama Administration illegally over-rewarded its union friends and destroyed Republican-enemy auto dealers, to name but two facets of the titanic debacle.We the Taxpayers are still out $30+ billion on the auto

GM Makes Undisclosed $600K Deal with CFO's Wife's Ad Agency

Warren Buffett's Latest Leftist Bailouts: Newspapers and GM

Mega-mogul Warren Buffett has made a lot of money in our (semi) capitalist system.  And he has schizophrenically spent a lot of time supporting politicians and policies that will drag us further still from our successful capitalist roots.One way Buffett

Warren Buffett's Latest Leftist Bailouts: Newspapers and GM

GM's Pathetic Stock Price Means a $30 Billion Taxpayer Tab

Has General Motors (GM) forgotten We the Taxpayers are still out $30+ billion on the $82 billion auto bailout?Apparently so. General Motors Co. — which owned the auto and mortgage lender Ally Financial Inc. until 2006 and still holds a

GM's Pathetic Stock Price Means a $30 Billion Taxpayer Tab

Another Electric Car Causes Fire

The Chevy Volt fire denials are getting harder and harder to maintain:Last week, a fire badly damaged the home of a new Fisker Karma owner, and authorities are saying that the electric car was the source of the blaze. According to

Another Electric Car Causes Fire

Net Neutrality Fails the Reality Test

Network Neutrality is disastrous Internet policy, cooked up in the fevered swamps of university faculty lounges and Media Marxist grievance group offices. Every encounter with Reality has been for Net Neutrality and its proponents an abysmal failure.Net Neutrality is Socialism for the

Net Neutrality Fails the Reality Test

Feds to Convene Another Hearing on Electric Car Battery Safety

I guess the first one didn’t take after all.The scope of the (January 18) hearing was a bit too narrow – leaving out some fairly important attending facts. Like, say, the (at least) five other Chevy Volt fires that have occurred

Feds to Convene Another Hearing on Electric Car Battery Safety

Taxpayers Set to Lose $30+ Billion on the Auto Bailout

In 2012 reelection mode, President Obama has routinely chastised Mitt Romney and us Conservatives for wanting General Motors (GM) and Chrysler to go through bankruptcy…bailout-free.In 2009, President Obama finished handing GM and Chrysler $85 billion in bailout money and then…had them go

Taxpayers Set to Lose $30+ Billion on the Auto Bailout

Obama 2012 and Google: Your Privacy, Diminished

We recently wrote:Obama 2012 and Facebook: Your Privacy, Diminished In which we explained that when it comes to our personal data and information, the primary Privacy concern is – government. The government shouldn’t have any more of it than is

Obama 2012 and Google: Your Privacy, Diminished

Obama 2012 and Facebook: Your Privacy, Diminished

My Privacy policy, in its simplest form, consists of but three tenets. 1) Government shouldn’t have access to any data besides that to which it is Constitutionally allowed – and only what is absolutely necessary for it to execute its

Obama 2012 and Facebook: Your Privacy, Diminished

Senate Democrat Judiciary Witness List: Two Radical Leftists

Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee is convening a hearing on the pending Verizon purchase of broadcast spectrum from a cable company consortium. The Committee has called but six witnesses for the hearing.  And two of them are radical Leftists – Joel Kelsey and Tim Wu. 

Senate Democrat Judiciary Witness List: Two Radical Leftists

ObamaCare Subjects Nearly Every Phone and Computer to Government Control

As we have been again reminded by the Barack Obama Administration’s fraudulent Sandra Fluke, abortion-pill-and-birth-control assault on the First Amendment, we are staring down the barrel of the ObamaCare gun.Its 2014 full-on implementation will lead inexorably to more and more rescissions of

Some Leftists Were For the Free Market Before They Were Against It

We can almost always count on the Left’s knee-jerk, snap objection to almost anything that takes place in the free market. Almost anytime any two or more private individuals or the companies they represent reach a mutually acceptable agreement –

Some Leftists Were For the Free Market Before They Were Against It

Obama Forcing Private Companies to Have Board Votes on Illegal Policy

Another day, another Barack Obama Administration totalitarian diktat. In other words, whatever Obama wants – by any means necessary. Behold Obama’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  Which last week handed down from on-high a mandate that telecommunications companies AT&T, Verizon

Capitol Hill Chevy Volt Hearing: What About All the Other Fires?

I attended Wednesday’s 8:00am (8am?!?) House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing entitled: Volt Vehicle Fire: What Did NHTSA Know And When Did They Know It? The witnesses were killer: National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), Barack Obama-appointee Administrator David