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Enforcement or Dirty Regulators?

  The intent of antitrust law is to protect innovation and competition. But with antitrust enforcement against American companies increasing at an alarming rate around the world, there is more reason than ever to be circumspect of the motivation behind these events. According to a …

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Apparently Everybody Has Ties to Russia

If one does a Google search with the term “the Russia connection” (which I just did), you will get a page full of stories about Donald Trump and his ties to Putin’s government. The image search is even better, political cartoons being what they are. …

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Trump Call Controversy Brings out the Trolls to Threaten Florida Congresswoman

She called the president insensitive. We can only assume she’s kept her news and social media consumption over the last several years to a minimum and doesn’t quite grasp the penalty of speaking ill of the new king. His subjects are not exactly rational, reasonable …

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Mark Penn Speaks Out on Russian Twitter and Facebook Ads

For reasons that quite escape me, a lot of people have blood oozing from their pores over alleged Russian “troll farms” and allegations that the Russian government bought ads on Twitter and Facebook. The underlying premise seems to be that if you support or oppose …

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Donald J. Trump: Troller-in-Chief?

It is a mere nine months into the Trump administration, and we already have a multitude of questions. Among them is whether or not Donald Trump’s juvenile outbursts on social media are pre-planned stunts meant to steer our focus elsewhere, or if they arise out …

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Confirmed: Trump Didn’t Send that $25,000 Check Until the Story Broke

The necessary background for this is in Andrea Ruth’s post from yesterday evening. Trump had phoned the dad of fallen soldier Sgt. Dillon Baldbridge, and the dad said that his ex was getting the Pentagon’s $100k death benefit, while dad was nearly broke. In a …

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The Dirty Little Asterisk to Trump’s Nominations Swipe: Crony Obstructionism

In Monday’s White House press conference with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, President Donald Trump swiped at Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer over the issue of nominations. Trump said of Democrats, “They’re holding up every single nomination. Schumer and the group are holding up every …

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Fusion GPS Takes the Fifth

Image via Pixabay https://pixabay.com/en/russian-russian-toy-russian-doll-1090697/ The guys at the eye of the Russia probe storm, the co-founders of Fusion GPS, Thomas Catan and Peter Fritsch, were on Capitol Hill today to spend a few minutes with the House Intelligence Committee. Fusion GPS, if you recall, has …

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OUCH: Bill O’Reilly’s Twitter Bomb Backfires SO BAD!

OUCH! Why former Fox News host and apparent professional lecher, Bill O’Reilly would deem it necessary to attack anyone, I’ll never understand, but he did, and it didn’t go well for him. It began when O’Reilly gave a Twitter shout-out to his former network colleague …

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Judge Denied Restraining Order Against Gunman Who Shot Five People in Maryland Today

Earlier today we posted about police hunting for a gunman who shot five employees at a business near Baltimore, Maryland. Now it’s being reported  that the shooter has been apprehended by ATF agents in Delaware. Police believe he is responsible for another shooting in Delaware. The …

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