Erich Reimer

Erich Reimer is an American entrepreneur and conservative commentator. He has worked in government regulation as well as private industry, and holds a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and a Bachelor’s from the University of Pennsylvania. His can be followed on Twitter at @ErichReimer.

North Korean Denuclearization Offers Hope, But Won’t End Peninsula’s Conflicts

 

The last few weeks the unthinkable has been taking place with North Korea. Not an edging towards nuclear devastation, but rather the precise opposite. North Korea has announced that they are considering denuclearization without conditions, such as withdrawal of U.S. forces from South Korea, that were previously a persistent barrier to any potential talks. South […]

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Is Facebook Using Public Confusion Over Its Scandal To Monetize User Data Even More?

 

The Cambridge Analytica scandal first revealed several weeks ago since has continued to avalanche, with Facebook stock taking a beating, numerous organizations, personalities, and users abandoning the platform, and Mark Zuckerberg himself testifying before Congress for the first time. Even Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, recently publicly left Facebook, criticizing the company’s business practices as […]

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After Cambridge Analytica, What Are The Regulatory Risks To Facebook?

 

Thanks to a combination of luck, as other major stories were few the past few days, and a still volatile attitude towards Big Tech in the political world, Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal has gone from what could have been a seemingly relative minor incident to one that is both threatening Facebook’s business model and suddenly […]

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President Trump Should Take a Second Look at Elon Musk

 

Last week, President Donald Trump publicly praised entrepreneur Elon Musk at a cabinet meeting, applauding the Tesla and SpaceX leader for his work in producing aeronautical technology and rockets. Amid more general praise for private sector efforts to advance space exploration, President Trump cited Musk’s supposed ability to launch rockets at an affordable price, saying […]

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DC Finally Has Chance To Reform Job-Destroying, Market-Distorting Ethanol RIN Credits

 

On Monday the Trump Administration will be meeting with several Senators to decide whether to reform the long-criticized Renewable Fuel Standard program, which has acted as an artificial regulatory support to ethanol since its extension in 2007. Under the 2007 extension, refiners have been required to put a certain level of ethanol into their fuel. […]

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Microsoft Is Before The Supreme Court For What The CLOUD Act Could Have Solved Long Ago

 

The Internet of 2018 is not the Internet of 2000, or even of 2010. The “cloud” and computing capabilities of our modern day are an astronomical leap over the impressive but now seemingly quaint websites, services, and hardware of the turn of the millennium, let alone before. With the increasingly global and ubiquitous reach of […]

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With Beneficial Medicines On the Horizon, We Need To Stop De-Incentivizing Research & Development

 

When Americans receive their medications and drugs at hospitals it may seem like a relatively straightforward process. However as the debate over the Affordable Care Act (ACA) this past year has shown, the medical care market is extraordinary complex with countless nodes and factors to take into account and that all affect one another. A […]

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President Trump’s First Year In Office Has Been A Blessing For The American People

 

“I, Donald John Trump, do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States, so help me God.” One year ago, President-Elect Donald Trump took the stage on a rainy but […]

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After SALT Rollback, The Left Wants New Federal Subsidies

 

Among the many pro-growth and pro-middle-class aspects of the recent tax reform bill, Congress took the bold and needed step of curtailing the State and Local Tax Deduction (SALT). The cap is now at $10,000, significantly reducing this provision that long distorted municipal fiscal policy by incentivizing states and localities to raise their taxes sky-high […]

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How Congress Can Support the Wireless Services of the 21st Century

 

The net neutrality debate that has been roiling our public discourse the past few months has suddenly attracted a lot of public interest in the infrastructure of the Internet. Despite the overwhelming majority of Americans utilizing the Internet in some way nearly every day, not to mention other broadcast services such as radio and television, […]

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