Would You Pay $7mil For Internet Access?
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) appropriated $7.2 billion to subsidize broadband deployment, including $2.5 billion to the Rural Utilities Service (RUS). Prior investigations have shown that RUS’ broadband subsidy programs were not cost effective, and often funded duplicative coverage in areas already served by existing providers….The evidence indicates that RUS’ history of funding duplicative service has continued under BIP, and that the current | Read More »
The Inevitable Endgame of Keynesian Chess
If you’ve ever played chess well, or for that matter, ever been pretentious like moi and wanted to convince others you could play chess well, you’ve studied a few openings and end games. You get these books which describe openings and end games that famous masters have played around the world. This tells you how to kick start your chess match and how to put | Read More »
A Summit Which Won’t Do The Job
In what has to be the most astounding recognition of the obvious in recent political history, Barack Obama has come to the conclusion that he needs to create more jobs. This is blindingly obvious from his philosophical point of view, but it is also as pathetically wrong as it is erudite. Francis Cianfrocca takes to the PodCast waves to assail the risible qualities of his | Read More »