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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

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By Timothy H. Lee
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By now it's apparent that majorities in Congress consider ObamaCare too precious to repeal and replace.  So why does Congress itself remain immune from the law it passed under ignominious circumstances, and insists on sustaining?  If Congress demands that other Americans endure ObamaCare and its provisions, under what concept of fairness can it conspicuously receive a "get out of jail free" exemption for its own members and employees?  The story behind the exemption offers a classic tale of Washington, D.C., duplicity, and its outrageousness speaks not only to the sheer…
 
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Question of the Week   
Thanksgiving was established as an annual event by presidential proclamation in which of the following years?
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—The Center for Individual Freedom
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For Thanksgiving Dinner, how many recipes used by your family have been passed down through at least two generations?