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ATSC 3.0: What Could It Mean for American Consumers?

Next month's arrival of a new Trump Administration, alongside a Congress ready to hit the ground running, promises a flurry of corrective activity after eight years of Barack Obama.

However, Americans should remain vigilant against regulatory mischief that some are trying to push through unnoticed at the outset of the new Administration and Congress.

Exhibit A:  An effort by broadcasters to convince Obama's Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to approve an entirely new broadcast television standard known as ATSC 3.0.

In a nutshell, the ATSC 3.0 standard amounts to yet another new federal action upon a private marketplace and a handout to a favored industry that could inflict significant and unnecessary costs, ultimately to be paid by consumers.

Under current law, cable and…[more]

December 02, 2016 • 04:24 pm
Justin Trudeau: Baby-Faced Commie Apologist Unmasked

Justin Trudeau: Baby-Faced Commie Apologist Unmasked

Our neighbors to the north are now discovering what disillusioned Barack Obama worshipers realized too late: Beneath the shiny packaging of supermodel progressivism lies the same old decrepit culture of corruption.

 Battle Lines Forming in War Over Trump Court

Battle Lines Forming in War Over Trump Court

Trump's first addition to the Court will have a major impact on labor union issues, voting procedures, the death penalty, executive power and religious freedom.

 "Fake News" - Liberals' Latest Campaign to Restrict Political Speech

"Fake News" - Liberals' Latest Campaign to Restrict Political Speech

Instead of their faux public service campaign against "fake news" from alternative media sources in an effort to protect their old oligarchy, the mainstream media and liberals should start by cleaning up their own house.

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"In 1987, American diplomats in West Germany warned President Reagan not to mention the Berlin Wall when he visited the city. The State Department and the National Security Council repeatedly deleted 'Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall' from the speech that the president was to deliver. He ignored them, to very good effect.Their freakout was similar when Reagan called the Soviet Union 'evil.' But…[more]
—The Editors, Washington Examiner
— The Editors, Washington Examiner
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Which one of the following finalists would you favor to win the “Baracki,” a totally fake and fictitious award for the most fabulous fake news of 2016?