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Congress Making Good On Rescinding Rogue "Privacy" Regulations Rammed Through by Obama's FCC

Among the myriad missteps and abuses of the Obama Administration, its habit of rogue lawmaking through unelected administrative agencies rather than the deliberative democratic process was perhaps the worst.  Even the most liberal Supreme Court justices on several occasions agreed, striking down Obama Administration regulatory impositions by unanimous votes.

And perhaps no federal agency represented that lawlessness and impropriety better than the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

Last year as the clock began to expire on the Obama era, the FCC moved to impose new "privacy" regulations upon private Internet Service Providers (ISPs), upon which Americans rely to access the internet.  Those regulations actually did nothing on behalf of consumer privacy, or to prevent online data…[more]

March 22, 2017 • 09:56 pm
Migration Data: Where the Left Governs, Citizens Flee

Migration Data: Where the Left Governs, Citizens Flee

In the real world, conservative, free-market principles lead to greater prosperity. Leftist principles of bigger government, higher taxes and more regulation lead to comparative stagnation.

New Trump Executive Order Hurts Hawaii's Feelings

New Trump Executive Order Hurts Hawaii's Feelings

The Trump order "inflicts a grave injury" on Elshikh and other Muslims in Hawaii, the suit says, by subjecting them to "discrimination and second-class treatment."

Border Adjustment Tax: A Big-Government Accomplice

Border Adjustment Tax: A Big-Government Accomplice

The economic consequences of the border tax would be significant, driving up the cost of everyday necessities for working families by an estimated $1,700 per year.

Chuck Schumer's Attacks on Neil Gorsuch Are Un-American

Chuck Schumer's Attacks on Neil Gorsuch Are Un-American

Schumer is arguing that the impartiality of the courts should be ceded to the identity of the participants. That's un-American.

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— David Harsanyi, The Federalist Senior Editor
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