Author Archives: "Jim Babka"

Can you distinguish national defense need from military-complex greed?

Meet the world’s largest purchasing department, and the center of military-complex greed Retweet Can you distinguish national defense need from military-complex greed? Work continues on our new Downsize Statesploitation website…

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Where is the world’s largest purchasing department?

The Pentagon is the world’s largest purchasing department! And it’s rife with statesploitation. The numbers help prove the case. Congress spent a total of $4.1 trillion in 2018. Of that…

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Will the SEC regulate GoFundMe out of existence?

Did Congress just empower the SEC to regulate GoFundMe without even reading the bill? Passed the day it was introduced, HR 4860, “to subject crowdfunding vehicles to the jurisdiction of…

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Do you know the true definition of tariff?

The true definition of tariff is…? Do you understand what’s being done to you? Will you resist trade-war #statesploitation? Retweet “Tariff” is a statesploitation word meaning “import tax.” YOU pay…

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The FDA’s “skim” attempt to manipulate language and statesploit

FDA’s skim milk rule demonstrates why Congress should pass the Write the Laws Act Retweet Career bureaucrats in agencies like the FDA benefit from statesploitation. They keep their jobs no…

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That stink you smell is cronyism, not vaping

Big Tobacco is practicing #Statesploitation, using the FDA to crush competitors Retweet The FDA wants to ban vaping. Meanwhile, the FDA has approved a tobacco heating device sold by a…

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End the war that’s lasted from birth to voting age

The simplest definition of “statesploitation” a scheme where the few benefit at the expense of the many. One prime example is the 2001 AUMF (Authorization of the Use of Military…

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Blinding Big Brother

Down with Big Brother! Help us end blanket NSA spying on all Americans Retweet At issue: Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals review of Jewel v. NSA! Our so-called government spies…

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Beta test our new system, Phase 1

We need your help once again! Today we want to test our new system. Please recall that we are in the process of… Launching a new strategy and brand –…

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Would YOU vote to *terminate* the Income Tax tomorrow?

We’re Saying Goodbye to OLD Downsize DC In that message, I promised to introduce a “FAR OUT” new strategy. Today, I deliver. But it requires the context of a quick…

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