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The federal government comes cheap

Google spent just $6 million lobbying the federal government in the latest quarter, which comes out to just about one tenth of a percent of their PROFITS, or just about a quarter of a tenth of a percent of their revenues for the quarter.

Would you say it's fair to assume they're getting their money's worth from that investment?

I'm guessing yes.

As long as the government is fundamentally (and legally) corrupt, nothing else will matter.

This was one of the things Trump kept hammering on during th…

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Is it a human right to not be offended?

I'm with Simon Black when he writes about the new Canadian law that essentially makes it a human right to never be offended.

There are people out there who are just looking for opportunities to be offended. It's a victim position. Anyone who's busy actually create a happy and productive and successful life for themselves will have other things to do than clinging to feeling offended. It's catering to the lowest in us.

The whole notion that we need to regulate speech and behavior in this way is a…

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