We recently described how T-Mobile was playing crony capitalist DC games and talking out of both sides of its mouth. On one side, it told Wall Street that it’s in a great position. On the other side, it pleaded with federal regulators in DC that it needs their help in order to remain competitive in the wireless marketplace.
The company CEO, whom The Wall Street Journal’s Holman Jenkins labeled “Potty-Mouth” Legere, is now doubling down on the company’s "Little Sisters of the Poor" message to DC and calling for a larger set-aside in the upcoming spectrum incentive auction. The Obama Federal Communications Commission (FCC) already promised to set aside 30 MHz, but that just wasn’t enough for T-Mobile. Now Mr. Legere and the Save Wireless Choice coalition –…[more]
Maybe I'm too sensitive, but when a foreign autocrat leads his people in chants of "Death to America," I take it personally.
President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry apparently don't. The chant, which became a staple of the Islamic Republic during the 1979 revolution, is not a relic of the past. Just last weekend, at a rally in the northern part of the country, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei was interrupted by the chant as he was denouncing American "lies" and "arrogance." He smiled and responded, "Of course, yes, death to America, because America is the…
"Despite the Supreme Court decision to uphold the subsidies for private insurance in King v. Burwell, the fundamental problems with the Affordable Care Act remain. Ironically, it is the growing government centralization of health insurance at the expense of private insurance that must be addressed. ...Why is private health insurance so important? Insurance without access to medical care is a sham.…[more]
—Scott W. Atlas, M.D., Physician and Hoover Institution Senior Fellow
— Scott W. Atlas, M.D., Physician and Hoover Institution Senior Fellow