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The Internet's 51 New Regulators

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

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

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

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

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…

Netflix doesn't deserve special treatment: Guest opinion

May 11, 2014, 12:10 AM
By Geoffrey Manne If you happen to own a computer, television or other streaming device, you’ve probably heard that Netflix recently reached an agreement with…

Internet Dogs Howl at Nothing

May 10, 2014, 11:53 PM
Tom Wheeler’s future memoir could be titled, with double-entendre, “The Tech Industry Is Revolting.” Some 100 companies, including all the biggies—Microsoft,…

IWF - Some Thoughts on the Administration's New Climate Report

May 10, 2014, 10:21 PM
May 7 2014 First, we had doctors in white coats telling us how great ObamaCare was going to be. That didn’t seem to fool the masses, who remained unconvinced…

IRS 10 Times More Likely to Audit Tea Party Donors than Average Americans - Ricochet

May 09, 2014, 12:37 PM
Though not getting as much ink as the resurgent Benghazi investigation, the IRS scandal continues to loom over the Washington bureaucracy. Just yesterday, a…

Sequestration’s toll: One bureaucrat loses job

May 09, 2014, 12:15 PM
By Stephen Dinan - The Washington Times Wednesday, May 7, 2014 Enlarge Photo Only one employee in the entire federal government lost a job due to sequestration,…

Kevin Durant And Inequality

May 09, 2014, 11:06 AM

Obama's Climate Bomb

May 09, 2014, 11:02 AM