Want To Cut More From The Budget?
Want To Cut More From The Budget? Start By Eliminating Subsidies to Compete With Existing Businesses During the heated budget debate, Members of Congress decried the lack of “quick fix” budget cuts that would reduce spending in the immediate term. Yet many programs exist in government that would provide immediate return to the taxpayers without any harm. As an example, the broadband loan subsidy program | Read More »
Democrats already forgetting the midterms?
After the election, it seemed like the White House might have gotten the message. Obama said “the overwhelming message that I hear from the voters is that we…want you to work harder to arrive at consensus. We want you to focus completely on jobs and the economy…” White House officials were reported to be “deeply concerned about winning back political independents”. The FCC also seemed | Read More »
FCC Threatens Price Controls for Wireless Spectrum
Did the FCC miss the recent election? The Obama administration appears to have at least noticed the “jobs and the economy” memo voters sent, but the FCC is about to step on the White House’s message. This week it was leaked to Politico that the FCC is considering even more regulations – this time, to oversee “data roaming” agreements that give wireless companies access to | Read More »
Democrats are busily trying to explain why yesterday’s massive defeats don’t actually mean the public disagrees with Democratic policies. But in one area, the evidence could not be more clear. In October, the PCCC (“Progressive Change Campaign Committee”) launched a “Net Neutrality Protectors” pledge, signed by 95 Democratic candidates. How did it work out for PCCC and the 95 Democrats who supported regulation of the | Read More »