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CFIF Applauds FCC Vote to Advance NPRM to Restore Internet Freedom

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Today, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") voted to advance a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the "Restoring Internet Freedom" proposal championed by Chairman Ajit Pai and Commisser Mike O'Reilly that would return federal internet regulatory policy to the light-touch approach that prevailed from the 1990s onward, until the Obama Administration FCC moved to reclassify the internet as a "public utility" in 2015.

In response, Center for Individual Freedom ("CFIF") Senior Vice President of Legal and Public Affairs Timothy Lee issued the following statement:

"Beginning in the 1990s, the internet flourished and transformed our world like no innovation in history for a simple reason:  Administrations of both political parties over two decades, beginning…[more]

May 18, 2017 • 12:36 pm

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By CFIF Staff
Wednesday, February 15 2017

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Take our 10-Question Quiz and test your knowledge of our Nation’s Chief Executives.

(Answer key may be found at the bottom) 

1. Who was the first U.S. President to be born in the United States of America?

a. John Adams
b. Martin Van Buren
c. James Monroe
d. George Washington


2. Which one of the following U.S. Presidents was the first to be born outside the original 13 states?

a. Ronald Reagan
b. Abraham Lincoln
c. Andrew Jackson
d. Barack Obama


3. Which one of the following was the first U.S. President not born in the United States?

a. John Adams
b. Martin Van Buren
c. Franklin Roosevelt
d. George Washington


4. Which one of the following U.S. Presidents holds the record for taking the most foreign trips during his first year in office?

a. George H.W. Bush
b. George W. Bush
c. Richard Nixon
d. Barack Obama


5. Which U.S. President signed the most clemency actions during his term in office?

a. George Washington
b. Franklin Roosevelt
c. Abraham Lincoln
d. Lyndon Johnson


6. Who are the only two U.S. Presidents to date who did not grant any pardons during their terms of office?

a. George Washington and John Adams
b. James Garfield and William Harrison
c. Woodrow Wilson and Harry Truman
d. Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton


7. Who was the only U.S. President to pay off the national debt?

a. George Washington
b. Thomas Jefferson
c. Andrew Jackson
d. Ronald Reagan


8. Which U.S. President was the first to withhold documents requested by Congress, claiming “the disclosure of which would injure the public”?

a. George Washington
b. Abraham Lincoln
c. Harry Truman
d. Richard Nixon


9. Who was the only former President to administer the Oath of Office to another President?

a. George Washington
b. John Adams
c. William Taft
d. George H.W. Bush


10. Who was the first U.S. President to travel abroad while in office?

a. William Taft
b. Franklin Roosevelt
c. Theodore Roosevelt
d. Warren Harding

 

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Answers: 1(b); 2(b); 3(d); 4(d); 5(b); 6(b); 7(c); 8(a); 9(c); 10(c)

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