New Ethics Report says Clinton Donors got Special Access to the State Department

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton violated federal ethics statutes by giving “preferential treatment” to wealthy political campaign donors and financial supporters of the Clinton Foundation, according to a formal complaint filed Friday by the Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust. The non-profit government watchdog group filed the complaint with the Office of Government Ethics, asking it to conduct a “full investigation” into Clinton’s “apparent breach of ethics rules.” Read more […]

Bill Gates Apparently Doesn’t Understand How the Private Sector Works

Given the amount of money Bill Gates has made, one would think he already understood how the private sector works. But his recent comments concerning green energy research and the public and private sector makes me think he has no idea what he’s talking about: Yes, the government will be somewhat inept… But the private sector is in general inept. How many companies do venture capitalists invest in that go poorly? By far most of them. Yes. Precisely. It is absolutely necessary for companies Read more […]

Bill Gates Talks Up Common Core

There was once a rumor going around that Bill Gates stole most of his ideas for the original Windows. I never thought that was true. I didn’t want to believe it. But now he’s going around campaigning for Common Core, and I’m starting to think maybe he is an incompetent moron. It does amaze me how people who are perfectly capable in business can have such glaring lapses of basic critical thinking in other areas. So what exactly did Bill Gates say? He was defending Common Core as the harbinger Read more […]

Obamacare Website Debacle Magnifies Larger Problems

“The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.” – Bill Gates It’s been joked about many times over the years that you don’t want the same organization that runs the post office to run healthcare. However many times it has been said, its truth is not diminished in the slightest. The federal government has always Read more […]

Bill Gates Calls Aid Critic Evil

Bill Gates was asked in a recent Q&A session at the University of New South Wales, about the book Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working And How There Is A Better Way For Africa. Since the book firmly targets “philanthropists” like Bill Gates, it would have been completely understandable for him to say, “I haven’t been convinced yet that aid is doing more harm than good in the long run.” But for some reason Gates decided to launch an attack on the book and its author, Dambisa Moyo. I was Read more […]