Inexplicably, the U.S. Senate this week narrowly moved to restore 2015 Obama Administration Federal…
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Image of the Day: What Obama FCC Internet Regulation Did to U.S. Broadband Investment

Inexplicably, the U.S. Senate this week narrowly moved to restore 2015 Obama Administration Federal Communications Commission (FCC) crony capitalist internet regulations.  Here's the effect that Obama FCC regulation immediately had on mobile broadband investment.  It's now the duty of the House of Representatives and the Trump Administration to kill this mindless Obama-era attempt to regulate the internet, and we encourage everyone to contact their Representatives and the White House to demand that action.

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May 18, 2018 • 12:09 pm

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3 Things to Like About 2017
By Veronique de Rugy
Sunday, December 31 2017
This time of year, we pause to take stock of what happened in the year that has passed. Although there were plenty of policy developments to dislike in 2017, in the spirit of the holidays, I will stick to my three favorites. Forget, for now, about immigration policy, free trade setbacks, the busting of the budget caps and the continuation of the war on drugs and the pain it causes its victims. 2017 may or may not have been a net positive; that's for each of you to decide. First, President Donald Trump just signed a historic reduction in the corporate income tax rate, from 35 percent —…
 
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Do you believe media reporting that President Trump called immigrants "animals," without checking his full statement clearly referring specifically to "MS-13 gang members," was intentional or unintentional?