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.
After demanding payback for supporting Democratic candidates and the passage of ObamaCare, an influential group of labor unions is getting a special exemption from one of the health law’s most onerous taxes.
But will it be enough to save them?
Buried in a complicated regulatory announcement last week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) broke the news in the least transparent way possible. Only careful sleuthing by Kaiser Health News spotted the language saying that HHS will propose that “certain self-insured, self-administered plans” be exempted from paying ObamaCare’s…
"'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