07.07.2017 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 0

Comcast-TiVo clash reminds us IP laws prevent pauses in innovation

By Rick Manning Comcast is not just a massive cable company; it is much bigger than that. Comcast owns NBC, CNBC, MSNBC, Telemundo and USA Network. It also owns Universal Pictures, Universal Parks and Resorts as well as the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers and the arena they skate in. But you know what Comcast doesn’t own? The technology that allows […]

07.03.2017 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 0

Critical for the U.S. and South Korea to hash out their trade disputes

By Rick Manning Republic of Korea President Moon Jae-in’s visit to the White House last week was an historic opportunity to reassert old ties and address new challenges facing our two nations. While the North Korean nuclear threat weighs heavily over the entire conversation, the meeting between President Trump and South Korea’s new President Moon will be marked by a […]

06.30.2017 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 0

Missed it by that much: CBO’s Obamacare enrollee lie

By Rick Manning Congressional Budget Office estimates are funny things. They are usually taken as gospel when they are put out, and ignored later when they are way off. The latest CBO effort related to the Senate Obamacare replace bill is no exception. Like in all projections, the underlying assumptions bake the cake, and CBO makes a whopper of a […]

06.29.2017 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 0

Trump gets the U.S. a better deal on sugar with Mexico

By Rick Manning President Donald Trump proved once again when he campaigned in favor of getting better trade deals for America that he was not just telling a story to get votes, but really meant it through the recent sugar deal his Commerce Department just completed in response to Mexico’s sugar dumping throughout the Obama Administration. “New Sugar deal negotiated […]

Coal and nuclear must play an increased role in our energy future, so time to exit Paris Climate Accord

By Rick Manning President Donald Trump needs to remind those who work for his administration who is in charge.  The repeated on and off the record comments that contradict his policies by those who surround him are undermining his ability to not only accomplish his promises but even to credibly set his Administration’s agenda. The latest distraction was offered by […]

05.29.2017 in Featured, Politics by NetRight Daily 0

Hey, Chris Christie, hands off Horizon Blue Cross!

By Rick Manning What in the world is Chris Christie up to? That is the question everyone in New Jersey politics, government, and business is asking themselves. Governor Christie has spent the better part of his final year in office pressuring Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield for $300 million annually to permanently fund state-run drug treatment programs for the poor. […]

05.23.2017 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 0

Trump’s budget really could make America great again. Will Congress allow him to do it?

By Rick Manning Most presidents’ budgets are “dead on arrival” in Congress.  It happened to Obama and Bush, and there are those who hope it happens to President Donald Trump. That would be a huge mistake. President Trump is submitting a budget that balances in ten years, making many of the tough choices to get the nation’s finances back on […]

05.22.2017 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 0

We must enforce NAFTA and get tough on Mexican sugar dumping

By Rick Manning Click here to urge President Trump to stop Mexican cheating on NAFTA and enforce the law. President Trump disrupted conventional Republican politics with his recognition that the so-called free trade deals of the 1990s and 2000s were a disaster for American workers in many ways. The disruption and surprise to pundits came when they discovered that GOP […]

05.19.2017 in Economy, Featured by NetRight Daily 0

Trump budget forces Congressional GOP to choose sides

By Rick Manning President Donald Trump’s first full budget will be presented to the nation on May 23, and if the so-called preliminary or “skinny” budget is any sign, it will provide ample proof of why he is the swamp’s worst enemy. Preliminary indications are that the budget will continue to recommend the elimination of welfare for the wealthy programs […]

05.18.2017 in Featured, Politics by NetRight Daily 0

The time is now for the American people to stand with President Trump

By Rick Manning Things are getting real in D.C. and the swamp is in full fury trying to take down the presidency of Donald Trump before it even begins. Today’s decision by the Justice Department number two officer to appoint a special counsel to examine the Trump presidency and Russia is a precursor of bad things to come if America […]

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