FCC Micromanagement Could "Blow Up" Planned Spectrum Auction
Does the federal government have too little on its plate these days, or too much? The American public is unequivocal on that question, with a record 60% telling Gallup that bureaucrats are wielding too much power. Only 7% say "too little."
Despite that ugly reality, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) seeks to increase its level of micromanagement over our telecommunications market. The auction of spectrum from television stations to wireless carriers is obviously long overdue, and ideally would improve service quality and speed within that growing market. Unfortunately, the FCC intends to limit participation in bidding on highly valuable low-frequency airwaves by excluding the largest and most successful carriers in many markets. As Bret Swanson observes at TechPolicyDaily…[more]
Dishonesty was required to pass ObamaCare. Stupidity might be enough to elect the Congress that repeals it.
By now, many Americans are all-too-familiar with Obama’s 29 videotaped assertions to Americans that, “If you like your healthcare plan, you’ll be able to keep your healthcare plan.”
Obama’s message was unmistakably clear: When implemented, ObamaCare will leave the choice of which insurance to buy completely up to the consumer.
In other words, ObamaCare is being created to benefit other people, but it won’t impact you. Millions of voters took the President…
"Justice Sotomayor argues explicitly that Michigan’s voters would have been within their rights to, for example, lobby university authorities to adopt race-neutral admissions standards but that by adopting a constitutional amendment insisting on race neutrality, thereby transferring the decision from the education bureaucrats to the people themselves and their constitution, they 'changed the…[more]