Trump and other authoritarians OK with stealing American’s money and assets without an arrest or conviction

On Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at a meeting with sheriffs, President Trump commented about ruining the career of a Texas legislator that proposed a bill to reform civil asset forfeiture. “We’ll destroy his career,” the President said.  The legislator was unnamed and there are several Texas legislators currently proposing bills to reform civil asset forfeiture…

Duke Energy Florida receives Governor’s Business Ambassador Award

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Gov. Rick Scott has presented Duke Energy Florida with the state’s Business Ambassador Award for its contributions to the state’s economic vitality. The presentation was made recently at the Governor’s Job Summit in Orlando, Fla. There was no mention of the more than $1.2 billion of corporate welfare Duke Energy Florida’s…

Libertarians are hopefully cautious as Trump moves forward with reducing government regulations

Today, February 1, 2017, Libertarians praised President Donald Trump’s goal of reducing federal government regulations by 75 percent and expressed hope that his plan to counter any new regulation with the elimination of two existing regulations serves to reduce the massive regulatory burden that Americans suffer under today.   Libertarians caution that some regulations impose…