Rep. Brown-Waite (R-FL) Fears Network Neutrality will “Clog the Pipelines of the Internet”

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I just wrote to my congressional “representative”, Ginny Brown-Waite (R-FL), regarding Network Neutrality. If you’re not familiar, Network Neutrality is a principle stating that Internet service providers should not charge different prices based on the type of information that’s sent over the network: it doesn’t matter whether that information is in the form of a video or an email. Basically, …

Sounds Familiar, Doesn’t It?

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Imagine, if you will a place and time where… …a fight over health care tears countrymen apart in bitterness, fear, and anger. …protesters appear in large numbers to fight this health care reform; some use racist images. ….a left-leaning leader is constantly confronted for this health care proposal by opposition preferring private insurance, opposition which accuses his plans of being …

Obama’s Civil War?

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John Voight, in a recent interview with the Washington Times, said the following regarding President Obama and the prospect of another civil war. “There’s a real question at stake now. Is President Obama creating a civil war in our own country? We are witnessing a slow, steady takeover of our true freedoms. We are becoming a socialist nation, and whoever …

Republicans for Obama

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The following videos present what I’ll call the “Colin Powell wing of the Republican Party,” members of the party who see the party as having lost the ability to lead, to inspire, and to think past their narrow range of issues to the obvious and dangerously hypocritical crossroads they have led the country. I’m one of those members. I’m a …

Can the Federal Government do Anything Right?

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I saw this on Fark today, and thought it needed to be repeated somewhere other than in a thread which will by tomorrow be forgotten. It’s basically a very good answer to a complaint I hear all the time from backers of privatization and deregulation, people whose primary argument regarding things like universal health care boils down to this statement: …

Politics Time

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In light of the upcoming Florida primaries, I’ve been wanting to write about this topic. However, while I’m always reading up on politics, political issues, and philosophical issues affecting the current political trends and process, I purposely keep that out of this site for a myriad of reasons, ranging from “I don’t care to piss people off (as I have …