Video - Title II: Obama Wants to Regulate the Internet
In this week's Freedom Minute, CFIF's Renee Giachino discusses Barack Obama's misguided push to have the Federal Communications Commission regulate the Internet like a public utility under telephone and railroad laws drafted in the 1930s - long before the Internet (or computers, for that matter) was even invented.
Being a conservative — or, for that matter, any American with the decency to recoil at Barack Obama’s generalissimo style of governance — is a pretty disheartening experience.
Sure, there’s a schadenfreude to seeing the White House reel from the tidal wave of problems currently submerging it — the international tensions, the domestic scandals, the Supreme Court smackdowns, the now-pervasive sense of incompetence. But how truly satisfying is it to know that the country retains the capacity to recognize a huge mistake half a decade after the fact? Even as a consolation…
"'This is how democracy works,' Barack Obama lectured the country before giving everyone the specifics of his expansive one-man executive overreach on immigration. If you enjoy platitudinous straw men but are turned off by open debate and constitutional order, this speech was for you. Modern Democrats aren't the first political party to abuse power - far from it. Obama isn't the first president…[more]
—David Harsanyi, Syndicated Columnist and The Federalist Senior Editor
— David Harsanyi, Syndicated Columnist and The Federalist Senior Editor