Positive News: FCC Delays Vote on Toxic TV Set-Top Box Scheme
Good news within the federal regulatory leviathan has been depressingly rare, perhaps most of all at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). This week, however, brought a remarkably welcome development worthy of celebration.
Specifically, the FCC delayed its vote on a toxic and entirely unwarranted new proposal to regulate cable television set-top boxes before the Obama presidency's clock expires, in what The Wall Street Journal labeled "a major blow to the proposal" and "a setback to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on one of his top priorities for the year."
Even Democrats have attacked the scheme as a "massive new federal regulation," and CFIF stands alongside a broad coalition of conservative and libertarian organizations in opposition. The…[more]
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1. Which one of the following Revolutionary War heroes is credited with stating, “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country”?
a. Patrick Henry
b. Nathaniel Greene
c. Nathan Hale
d. Paul Revere
2. Which of the following conflicts was the costliest in terms of American lives lost?
a. World War II
b. The War of 1812
c. The War of Independence
d. The War Between the States
3. Which one of the following…
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