FCC Shouldn't Force Gov't-Approved Design for Set-Top Cable and Satellite Boxes
Last night, like many nights, our family experienced what more and more American families experience when it comes to video entertainment at home: option overload. Not that this is a bad thing, of course. Who wants to return to the days of three major networks dictating the limited number of things we can watch? Today we enjoy a wealth of options unimaginable even five years ago.
Despite our ever-increasing wealth of options, some continue to ignore reality and push for government-imposed regulations that will only interrupt continued innovation and future choice for consumers.
These parties are urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to revisit an embarrassing chapter in its regulatory past to force a government-approved design for the set-top boxes that allow cable…[more]
From financially dubious exchanges to subsidies that aren’t technically legal, ObamaCare is imploding under its own shoddy draftsmanship.
ObamaCare’s state-run exchanges are a great idea – so long as federal taxpayers foot the bill. Since the law was passed in 2010, almost $5 billion in federal start-up grants have been doled out to the states. The idea was to entice state officials with seed money so that ObamaCare’s supporters could shift legacy costs onto state taxpayers. This was just one of the ways long-term ObamaCare projections could be considered deficit neutral…
"[Obama is] not about to try building consensus on gun policy among people of good faith. He'll take the same approach he's taken throughout his presidency: He'll delegitimize opponents of his sweeping agenda as irrational, self-interested enemies of decency and progress. As the Washington Examiner's Byron York recently noted, Obama has a long history of trying to shut down disagreement by accusing…[more]