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Chinese Spy Charged with Stealing U.S. Trade Secrets

A Chinese Ministry of State Security operative was charged in October and extradited to the U.S. from Belgium on charges that he attempted to steal trade secrets from several American aviation and aerospace companies. The Justice Department accused Yanjun Xu of paying aviation company experts to travel to China and … Continue Reading >>

Ed Martin Movement – 11/20/18

In What You Need to Know, Judge blocks Trump administration from denying asylum claims to immigrants who cross border illegally; Katy McKinney, Head of School at Classical Academy De Lafayette; Jim Hoft of on Jim Acosta; Ivanka Trump’s private email; Renate Ferrante on; In Swamp … Continue Reading >>

Quota Conflicts

Executives of companies typically reap far greater compensation than directors do, so it may not be long before the social planners demand that at least one woman be among the highest- paid officers.  If a recently enacted California law is constitutional in requiring one woman on each public corporate board, then it … Continue Reading >>

Ed Martin Movement – 11/19/18

In What You Need to Know, China Is Paying for Most of Trump's Trade War, Research Says; Morton Blackwell on the midterms; Dr. Brett Decker on Brexit; Janet Porter of gives an update on the Ohio heartbeat bill; In Swamp News, Gov. Jerry Brown proposes easing logging rules to thin forests. In … Continue Reading >>

No #MeToo for California’s Gender Quotas

Americans have never supported quotas, as other countries do.  We take pride in being the land of opportunity based on merit, regardless of race, creed, gender or religion. But California just took another left turn in its newly enacted SB 826, which requires gender quotas on corporate boards.  Publicly owned … Continue Reading >>

Ed Martin Movement – 11/16/18

In What You Need to Know, Poland has the fastest growing economy in Europe; California’s state budget is so flush words can’t describe it; Manufacturing surge pushes Missouri GDP growth to 5-year high; Roy Moore on judges; In Eagle Action, call your congressperson and senator at 202-224-3121 and say, “Build the … Continue Reading >>