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FCC Should Preempt Individual State Attempts to Regulate the Internet

Among the many positive changes within the federal government since the end of the Obama Administration and the arrival of the Trump Administration, perhaps none surpass those brought by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) under new Chairman Ajit Pai.

And the most welcome and beneficial change undertaken by the new FCC is its action to rescind Obama FCC decisions to begin regulating the internet as a "public utility" under statutes passed in the 1930s for old-fashioned, copper-wire telephone service.  The Obama FCC's action instantly began to stifle new broadband investment, and was subject to legal reversal.  The internet thrived for two decades under both the Clinton and Bush administrations precisely due to the federal government's "light touch" regulatory policy, and there…[more]

November 16, 2017 • 11:27 am
Bloated Deficits Result From Wasteful Spending, Not Insufficient Taxation

Bloated Deficits Result From Wasteful Spending, Not Insufficient Taxation

As Congress progresses toward much-needed tax reform, critics dishonestly cite growing federal budget deficits as one rationalization. The deficit, however, stems from excessive spending, not insufficient taxation.

ABA and Dems Smear Court Picks

ABA and Dems Smear Court Picks

Democrats and the liberal media are slamming President Trump for packing federal courts with "unfit" judges. Nonsense. Trump's nominees have impressive credentials. What's the left's real gripe?

Nuclear Facilities and Cyber Attack – New Weapons, Old Techniques

Nuclear Facilities and Cyber Attack – New Weapons, Old Techniques

Last month, a wave of cyber attacks hit Ukraine and neighboring nations. The most visible outcome of these attacks, and by far the most widely reported, were on the Russia’s largest news agency, Interfax, and Odessa airport.

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Scalia Speaks

Edward Whelan, President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, discusses his latest book, “Scalia Speaks: Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived.”[more]
How Do You Define Hate Speech?

Emily Ekins, Research Fellow and Director of Polling at the Cato Institute, discusses Cato’s 2017 Free Speech & Tolerance Survey and how an overwhelming majority of Americans agree it would be hard to ban hate speech because people can’t agree what speech is hateful[more]
Government-Sponsored Enterprises Add To Financial Crisis

John Berlau, Senior Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, discusses why Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac still endanger the U.S. economy and how taxpayers may be in danger of another massive mortgage bailout[more]
What the Past May Tell Us About the Future

William J. Conti, Partner at Baker & Hostetler in Washington, DC, discusses recent election results in New Jersey and Virginia and what they may mean for 2018 and 2020[more]
Government Regulation of Social Media

Robert B. Bluey, Senior Vice President, Communications and Editor in Chief, the Daily Signal at The Heritage Foundation, discusses a new poll that reveals that Americans oppose government regulation of social media and how recent Congressional hearings with Facebook, Twitter and Google may have had the opposite[more]
One Year Out

Karlyn Bowman, Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, discusses what recent elections may (or may not) tell us about the 2018 elections, a retrospective poll on what happened with Hillary Clinton’s campaign, and the 2017 American Family Survey on what matters to families in the current political[more]
(Not So) Sweet Home Alabama

Quin Hillyer, Contributing Editor of National Review Magazine, a Senior Editor for The American Spectator Magazine, and political commentator, discusses the fallout from the Roy Moore controversy and political questions worth considering[more]
Attention Social Justice Warriors

Lisa De Pasquale, Author, Columnist, and Frequent Guest on Fox News and Fox Business, discusses free speech on college campuses, how some individuals have been successful in removing joy from the workplace, entertainment and the holidays, and her humorous book, "The Social Justice Warrior Handbook: A Practical[more]
Question of the Week   
Thanksgiving was established as an annual event by presidential proclamation in which of the following years?
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Thanksgiving has always been a special holiday, an opportunity for family reunions, bountiful feasts, marathon football games and the traditional kickoff of the Holiday Season. We travel home by car, train, plane and bus to come together with loved ones. As Americans gather with friends and family this week, let us not forget those brave men and women who put themselves in harms' way to protect our…[more]
 
 
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For Thanksgiving Dinner, how many recipes used by your family have been passed down through at least two generations?