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Why it doesn't matter if net neutrality opponents "won" the FCC comment war

11 hours 45 min ago
The big argument in the tech policy world right now is focused on comments submitted earlier this year to the Federal Communications Commission. As Nancy Scola…

Newspaper Doubles Down on Anti-School Choice Errors

December 16, 2014, 2:05 PM
Give Rolling Stone credit: when their story on sexual assault at the University of Virginia completely unraveled, they at least had the decency to admit their…

Obama’s Surgeon General Should Try Practicing Medicine | The Blog on Obama: White House Dossier

December 16, 2014, 12:48 PM
There’s an old story that just before John F. Kennedy announced he would be making his 35-year old brother Robert attorney general – because his dad made him -…

The Underwhelming Economic Effects of Municipal Broadband

December 16, 2014, 11:38 AM
The FCC is currently considering ways to make municipal broadband projects easier to deploy, an exercise that has drawn substantial criticism from Republicans,…

Ford Foundation pours millions into net neutrality to reap profit

December 16, 2014, 11:04 AM
By Josh Peterson and Yaël Ossowski / December 15, 2014 / AP file photo GOOD TIMES: Ford Foundation president Darren Walker introduces former Secretary of State…

Documents show ‘Free Press’ interest group leveraged ties to Google, Obama administration

December 16, 2014, 10:54 AM
The lobby group Free Press, a self-styled “public interest” organization, has worked hard over the years to forge alliances with corporate players and federal…

Feeling our ObamaCare pain

December 12, 2014, 1:56 PM
Imagine how long ObamaCare would last if the folks who wrote and approved the law were forced to live by its rules. Sen. David Vitter has been waging this…

The Sony hack might mark the end of the phony cyber war

December 12, 2014, 8:56 AM
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Something Is Very Rotten In Denmark

December 10, 2014, 11:39 PM
I’ve been suspicious about sea surface temperatures since the bizarro Unisys incident a few weeks ago, when they suddenly replaced cold North Atlantic…

Internet, Email Taxes Could Become Reality if Lawmakers Fail to Act | Commentary

December 10, 2014, 11:43 AM
If certain members of Congress and President Barack Obama have their way, 2014 may very well be remembered as the year we started taxing the Internet. The good…

Spinning the 'warmest year'

December 09, 2014, 2:02 PM
by Judith Curry The buzz is intensifying about 2014 possibly being the warmest year globally in the historical temperature record. The spin The World…

He's Baaack! Al Gore Wins Another Green Weenie

December 09, 2014, 1:23 PM
We take time out from the Left’s meltdown over campus rape hysteria, the implosion of The New Republic, and the implosion of the “new Democratic majority”…

Obama's Epic Climate Change Deal With China Falls Apart

December 09, 2014, 1:18 PM
Todd Stern, the U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change, arrives for a press conference during the UN COP20 and CMP10 climate change conferences in… View Enlarged…

Study: Minimum wage hikes made the Great Recession worse

December 09, 2014, 1:17 PM
December 8, 2014 11:22 am | AEIdeas More options: Share, Mark as favorite View related content: Pethokoukis More evidence the economic impact from raising the…

Here's a shocker: Smart teachers produce smarter students

December 09, 2014, 1:15 PM
December 9, 2014 12:32 pm | AEIdeas More options: Share, Mark as favorite View related content: Pethokoukis Shutterstock One big difference between America’s…

Lima Climate Talks Set for Record Carbon Footprint - US News

December 09, 2014, 12:58 PM
An Andean Indian woman wearing a head dress, attends the inauguration of the ‘People’s Summit’ in Lima, Peru, on Monday. The ‘People’s Summit’ is an alternative…

The Shocking Three Words Darrell Issa Asked Jonathan Gruber During Obamacare Hearing

December 09, 2014, 12:56 PM
The Shocking Three Words Darrell Issa Asked Jonathan Gruber During Obamacare Hearing. Weasel alert! Weasel Alert!

Gruber gets Gowdy-ed

December 09, 2014, 12:10 PM
Jonathan Gruber testifies before an unimpressed Congressional Oversight Committee Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber, voluntarily testified before the House…

The NYT Forgot To Disclose The Facts About Neil Tyson's Fabrications

December 02, 2014, 3:14 PM
A curious thing happened in a recent New York Times op-ed about planetarium director Neil Tyson and the failings of memory: the paper of record completely…

Great Lakes ice cover developing; Earliest in over 40 years

November 25, 2014, 10:17 AM
Ice is already starting to develop on Michigan’s Great Lakes. This is the earliest ice on some of the Great Lakes in at least 40 years. According to the Great…