By Robert Romano “The Federal Communications Commission is an independent agency, and ultimately this decision is theirs alone.” That was President Barack Obama’s November 10 take on who gets to decide whether new rules governing so-called “net neutrality” — regulating broadband Internet providers as “common carriers” under the Communications Act of 1934 — gets implemented. At issue are proposed regulations […]
By Tom Toth “I first learned about it from the same news reports that I think most people learned about this.” -President Barack Obama Barack Obama’s lack of operational awareness of what’s happening within his own federal bureaucracies has reached legendary proportion. The most recent institutional crisis to hit the White House is the widespread issues with Veterans Association hospital […]
By Rick Manning Kathleen Sebelius’ unceremonious dumping answered the question of what does it take to get fired in the Obama Administration with an expected answer. You get fired when it is more useful to Obama for you to be a scapegoat than to be protecting secrets on the inside. Now that we know that answer, the longest lingering question […]
By A.F. Branco Click here for high resolution verstion. Unions coming to college football?
By Gov. Bobby Jindal It was an act generations from now will regret: The country that invented the Internet unilaterally decided to give it away — jeopardizing the freedoms of billions of citizens the world over in the process. Last month, the Obama Administration’s Commerce Department announced it would transfer control of the Internet’s essential functions from the Internet […]
By Robert Romano A $1 billion loan guarantee to support the government of Ukraine is being held up in the U.S. Senate, which wants to attach an unrelated additional $63 billion in new quota money for the International Monetary Fund (IMF)—an institution that has been busy bailing Europe out of its sovereign debt crisis the past four years. “There is […]
By Rick Manning It is rare that I come across something in politics just causes me to stare in disbelief. Today was one of those days. Thank you U.S. Senator Clair McCaskill of Missouri for providing a set of statements that were so utterly brazen that my faith that our nation’s politicians can find even greater depths of cynicism has […]
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