SOPA a.k.a. the Stop Online Piracy Act is the first step to letting the federal government censor the internet. As we said here, SOPA is dangerous. It will, for the first time ever, require private companies like Google, Mozilla, Facebook, Twitter, and others to censor internet content. The bill requires social networking sites and search […]
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Representatives Robert Aderholt, Jo Bonner and Mo Brooks recently wrote Secretary of Education Arne Duncan asking him to stop tying federal waivers and grant opportunities to the adoption of CCSI. They said in part: “We are aware that the Common Core Standards developed by the National Governors Association in conjunction with the Chief State School […]
I’ve written before about the danger of net neutrality and its threat to free speech. Unfortunately, last December the FCC passed new net neutrality regulations despite significant opposition. A little over a week ago the FCC finally published the new rules in the Federal Register starting a 60 day comment period before they become law […]
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Late this afternoon the U.S. House of Representatives voted 245-189 to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare.” Three Democrats joined a unanimous Republican caucus in rolling back the wildly unpopular health care law. Unfortunately, conventional wisdom says it will die in the Senate. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has […]
A week ago today, the FCC voted 3-2 along partisan lines to implement new net neutrality regulations. This is the first time the internet has been subject to regulation by the federal government, and it’s a huge win for left-wing activist groups. Opposition to the rules was bipartisan in nature and overwhelming. Over 300 House […]