Congress Making Good On Rescinding Rogue "Privacy" Regulations Rammed Through by Obama's FCC
Among the myriad missteps and abuses of the Obama Administration, its habit of rogue lawmaking through unelected administrative agencies rather than the deliberative democratic process was perhaps the worst. Even the most liberal Supreme Court justices on several occasions agreed, striking down Obama Administration regulatory impositions by unanimous votes.
And perhaps no federal agency represented that lawlessness and impropriety better than the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
Last year as the clock began to expire on the Obama era, the FCC moved to impose new "privacy" regulations upon private Internet Service Providers (ISPs), upon which Americans rely to access the internet. Those regulations actually did nothing on behalf of consumer privacy, or to prevent online data…[more]
If you want to start a business, the World Bank says you'd do better to move to Canada than setting up shop here in the U.S., where mind-numbing government regulations smother entrepreneurs.
That was true, anyway, before Donald Trump became president. In his address to Congress last week, Trump announced that "a historic effort to massively reduce job-crushing regulations" is under way. In a mere six weeks, Trump and his Republican allies in Congress have rolled back 90 regulations, and they're just getting started.
Business leaders are cheering. "Relief is finally on the way,"…
"Intelligence agencies cannot share details about American citizens with no foreign intelligence value. If [House Intelligence Committee Chairman David] Nunes is right, how were these procedures not broken? If a Bush-era intelligence agency had engaged in 'incidental collection' of Barack Obama's phone calls in 2008, and then disseminated that information, the Earth would have stopped in its orbit…[more]