From economist Thomas Hazlett, in an insightful admonition against crony capitalist government intervention…
CFIF on Twitter CFIF on YouTube
Quote of the Day: U.S. Leads the World in 5G Rollout, Thanks to Pro-Market Approach

From economist Thomas Hazlett, in an insightful admonition against crony capitalist government intervention into the telecommunications market entitled "The U.S. May Repeat Mexico's Wireless Spectrum Mistake" in today's Wall Street Journal,  offers this little gem and tribute to the positive payoff of America's comparatively pro-market deregulatory approach:

Meanwhile, 5G networks are spreading more rapidly in the U.S. than in any other nation, with 49% coverage in October 2021.  (China was at 20% that month.)  This rollout benefits from recent U.S. auctions for flexible-use spectrum rights, infusing networks with new capacity that lowers costs and spurs rivalry.  Further liberalization should continue.  Regulators haven't been able to divert frequencies to selected business…[more]

May 13, 2022 • 11:50 AM

Liberty Update

CFIFs latest news, commentary and alerts delivered to your inbox.
Quiz Questions
Week of May 18th 2022
How many days does it take the average U.S. household to consume as much electrical power as one single bitcoin transaction?
10
25
43
72
Week of May 11th 2022
When was the first workable prototype of the internet developed, and by whom?
1960s – U.S. Department of Defense
1970s – R. Kahn and V. Cerf
1980s – Al Gore & Bill Gates
1990s – Tim Berners-Lee
Week of May 4th 2022
When was the U.S. Federal Reserve System established?
1803
1913
1933
1971
Week of April 27th 2022
Absentee voting was first used in the U.S. during which of the following periods?
Pre-Revolutionary War
Revolutionary War
Civil War
World War I
Week of April 20th 2022
How much revenue did the U.S. federal government collect in 2021?
More than $2 trillion
More than $3 trillion
More than $4 trillion
More than $5 trillion
« Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ... Next »
Quiz Question   
How many days does it take the average U.S. household to consume as much electrical power as one single bitcoin transaction?
More Questions
Notable Quote   
 
"'We don't have a food shortage problem,' then-candidate Joe Biden said just months after the COVID pandemic began in May 2020. 'We have a leadership problem.'Now that he is president, however, Biden is singing a different tune. Asked if he should have taken steps to address the nation's baby formula shortages sooner, Biden replied, 'If we had been better mind readers, I guess we could have.'But the…[more]
 
 
—The Editors, Washington Examiner
— The Editors, Washington Examiner
 
Liberty Poll   

Were you more stressed by the pandemic or now due to escalating supply/financial crisis?