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Ron Paul. Photo by David Carlyon, Wikipedia Commons
Ron Paul. Photo by David Carlyon, Wikipedia Commons


Ron Paul: Internet Gambling Ban: A Winner For Sheldon Adelson, A Losing Bet For The Rest Of Us – OpEd

Most Americans, regardless of ideology, oppose “crony capitalism” or “cronyism.” Cronyism is where politicians write laws aimed at helping their favored business beneficiaries. Despite public opposition to cronyism, politicians still seek to use the legislative process to help special interests. For example, Congress may soon vote on legislation outlawing Internet gambling. It is an open […]

China
China


China’s New Semiconductor Strategy Seeks To Exploit Tailwinds From Markets And Technology

When it comes to U.S.-China trade, semiconductors are a big deal. The chips that power virtually all modern electronics are one of the United States’ most valuable exports at $42 billion a year (second only to auto exports at $51 billion), and China’s biggest import at $232 billion – bigger even than oil. But so […]

Internet
Internet


‘Net Neutrality’ Is An Oxymoron When Government Logs On – OpEd

President Obama released a video on Monday, November 10, asking the Federal Communications Commission to adopt rules that would keep the Internet what it always has been—“free and open.” The buzzword is “neutrality,” meaning that no telecom company or internet service provider (ISP) would be allowed to discriminate against some content providers by charging differently […]