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WSJ Urges Regulators to Approve T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

We at CFIF have steadfastly highlighted the consumer benefits of the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger, and cautioned the federal government against any pointless and destructive objection to the deal.  In today's Wall Street Journal, its editorial board encourages the Department of Justice (DOJ) to move forward on the deal:

The Justice Department lost its lawsuit to block AT&T's purchase of Time Warner.  Yet now the antitrust cops are holding up T-Mobile's merger with Sprint even though it could give AT&T more competition in wireless.  What gives?

A year ago, T-Mobile announced plans to acquire Sprint for $26 billion in stock, yet the merger is still stuck in government antitrust purgatory.  The Federal Communications Commission keeps pausing its 180-day shot clock on the merger…[more]

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By CFIF Staff
Thursday, November 08 2018

 

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Take CFIF’s 11-Question Veterans Day Quiz and test your knowledge of the brave men and women who defend our freedoms.

(Answer key may be found at the bottom)


1. Veterans Day is celebrated annually on November 11th for which one of the following reasons?

a. The Treaty of Versailles was signed on that date
b. The WWI armistice occurred on that date
c. The American Revolution ended on that date
d. Pearl Harbor was attacked on that date

2. Which of the following is the highest military decoration which can be awarded an individual serving in the Armed Services of the United States?

a. Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard Cross
b. Distinguished Service Medal
c. Medal of Honor
d. Silver Star

3. What is the oldest continuously occupied military post in the U.S.?

a. Fort Monroe, Hampton, Virginia
b. Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, New York
c. U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York
d. U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland

4. Until 1947, the U.S. Air Force had been most closely associated with which one of the following service branches?

a. U.S. Army
b. U.S. Navy
d. U.S. Coast Guard
d. U.S. Marine Corps

5. “Semper Paratus” (Always Ready), is the motto of which one of the following services?

a. U.S. Marine Corps
b. U.S. Coast Guard
c. U.S. Army
d. U.S. Navy

6. The Friday before Mother’s Day is traditionally recognized as which one of the following?

a. Armed Forces Day
b. Memorial Day
c. Military Spouse Appreciation Day
d. V-E Day

7. In which one of the following years did Congress pass its first Declaration of War?

a. 1776 
b. 1812
c. 1917
d. 1941

8. Which one of the following was the first federally authorized housing and medical facility for disabled U.S. veterans?

a. The Naval Home
b. The Soldiers’ Home
c. St. Elizabeth’s Hospital
d. Walter Reed Army Medical Center

9. Which U.S. President signed legislation to establish the Department of Veterans Affairs as a cabinet agency?

a. Herbert Hoover
b. Jimmy Carter
c. Ronald Reagan
d. George H.W. Bush

10. Which pair of the following U.S. Presidents both served on an aircraft carrier and had one named after them?

a. John F. Kennedy & Dwight D. Eisenhower
b. Ronald Reagan & John F. Kennedy
c. George H.W. Bush & Gerald R. Ford
d. Harry S. Truman & Jimmy Carter

11. Which one of the following patriots from the American Revolution is credited with stating, “I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death?”

a. Patrick Henry
b. Nathaniel Greene
c. Nathan Hale
d. Paul Revere

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"The price of freedom is eternal vigilance" President Thomas Jefferson


Answers:  1(b); 2(c); 3(c); 4(a); 5(b); 6(c); 7(b); 8(a); 9(c); 10(c); 11(a)

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