Stuff We Wish We Wrote

Questions For Advocates Of Net Neutrality Regulation

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 20, 2014, 4:48 PM
Flawed premises notwithstanding, the Federal Communications Commission’s self interested campaign to inflict net neutrality rules on the private communications…

Telecom Wedding Season

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 20, 2014, 12:39 PM
Another day, another major telecom merger. On Monday AT&T announced a $48.5 billion stock-and-cash acquisition of DirecTV, one more signal that the information…

No “Fast Lanes” Not Happening

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 19, 2014, 4:28 PM
The Left’s all in a tizzy about the FCC’s latest Net Neutrality proposal. In its view, unless the Commission reclassifies ISPs as old-time telephone utilities,…

The Ten Catch-22s: Regulation of Natural Monopoly Utilities - Ludwig von Mises Institute Canada

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 19, 2014, 11:29 AM
0 0 0 1 “No alleged ‘fact finding’ and no armchair speculation can discover another price at which demand and supply would become equal. The failure of all…

The FCC continues attack on the ISP Freemarket

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 19, 2014, 11:13 AM
Posted by Connor Houston, Katie McAuliffe on Thursday, May 15th, 2014, 12:59 PM PERMALINK The increasing desire of the Federal Communications Commission to…

Scientific Fraud at the Origins of Modern Global Warming Science.

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 19, 2014, 11:13 AM
Scientific Fraud at the Origins of Modern Global Warming Science All foundation publications for global warming use modeling, because real science cannot be…

Silicon Valley Begs to Be Regulated

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 19, 2014, 10:33 AM
Silicon Valley just became the first industry ever to ask to be regulated as a public utility. Many of its executives are lobbying to be micromanaged by federal…

Net Neutrality: A Bureaucratic Solution in Search of a Non-Existent Problem | Americans for Prosperity

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 19, 2014, 10:27 AM
The federal government has a spending problem. Take action today and urge lawmakers to cut spending now. AFP urges Senators to support Senator Toomey’s Full…

No, Mike Pence, Obamacare's Medicaid Expansion Isn't Conservative

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 16, 2014, 1:04 PM
Indiana Governor Mike Pence announced today his state is expanding its Medicaid program using the Healthy Indiana Plan, styling it an “alternative” to Medicaid…

Breaking: The Climate Mafia Strikes

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 16, 2014, 1:13 AM
I’ve been referring to the climate campaigners here as the “Climatistas” to chide their cult-like resemblance to the romantic Sandinista sympathizers of the…

The Internet's 51 New Regulators

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 16, 2014, 12:46 AM
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler went ahead with his proposal on Thursday to give his agency the power to decide whether the terms and…

Down the Lane with Piketty

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 16, 2014, 12:44 AM
Here’s a letter to the Washington Post: Charles Lane correctly notes that Thomas Piketty overlooks the practical difficulties of raising taxes without also…

Climate Science: No Dissent Allowed

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 16, 2014, 12:44 AM
Global Science Report is a feature from the Center for the Study of Science, where we highlight one or two important new items in the scientific literature or…

A Selfie-Taking, Hashtagging Teenage Administration

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 16, 2014, 12:40 AM
As American foreign policy continues its long string of failures—not a series of singles and doubles, as President Obama asserted in a recent news conference,…

Internet Freedom's Expiration Date

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 12, 2014, 4:39 PM
The idea of taxing email is no more popular today than when President Bill Clinton signed the Internet Tax Freedom Act into law. But a dedicated congressional…
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