A Few Great Examples...


This week was a great example of what’s wrong with the presumptive Republican and Democrat candidates for our US Senate seat. As usual, Congresswoman Val Demings reasserted her establishment bonafides by voting with the rest of the two party establishment on HR 4350, the NDAA for FY 2022. Inexplicably after our departure from Afghanistan, Rep Demings and her collaborators in the US House all agree that US Military spending should increase, and by tens of billions of dollars. Also as usual, they’ve snuck through a number of other items into this bill, which include another billion dollars to be spent buying military equipment for Israel, red flag gun confiscation laws for military personnel, and rather significantly, a measure making it mandatory for women to register for the draft.


Speaking of Red Flag Laws, the US Senate’s most consistent advocate for targeted unconstitutional gun confiscation, Senator Marco Rubio, also made sure to give us a great example of his disdain for the free market and his affection for big government, offered in the name of fighting a culture war. This week he submitted his absurdly named Mind Your Own Business Act, to solve the non-problem of companies making poor decisions in the name of political correctness. While our economic system is far from fully being a free market, the relationship between a shareholder and company is a purely voluntary one where market forces are still allowed to prevail, largely unrestrained, and that’s a great thing. If an investor doesn’t approve of the actions taken by company leadership then they can push to change direc