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The FAA’s proposed drone legislation: the return of the nanny-state

The FAA’s proposed drone legislation: the return of the nanny-state

 by Guri Arad  After months of waiting, sale the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) finally issued its official draft proposal for new ’drone rules’, ed designed to regulate the use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), or remote operated vehicles. Whilst tech companies had hoped the FAA might adopt a softer line, thereby enabling them to feature […]

F.C.C. Net Neutrality Rules Clear Hurdle as Republicans Concede to Obama

F.C.C. Net Neutrality Rules Clear Hurdle as Republicans Concede to Obama

By JONATHAN WEISMAN WASHINGTON — Senior Republicans conceded on Tuesday that the grueling fight with President Obama over the regulation of Internet service appears over, rx with the president and an army of Internet activists victorious. The Federal Communications Commission is expected on Thursday to approve regulating Internet service like a public utility, pharmacy prohibiting […]

Title II Will Kill Internet Investment, Critics Claim

Title II Will Kill Internet Investment, Critics Claim

By Peter Fricke , unhealthy Opponents of the FCC’s plan to assume regulatory control over the internet say they are less concerned with what is known about it than with the many aspects that remain uncertain. Republished with permission–The Daily Caller Foundation: http://dailycallernewsfoundation.org/ On Thursday, the FCC is widely expected to approve new rules subjecting […]

California’s Dust Bowl as another business takes a hike: See You Later, Sooners

California’s Dust Bowl as another business takes a hike: See You Later, Sooners

By Jon Coupal In the 1930s, viagra sale tens of thousands of farmers, mostly from Oklahoma, fled the Dust Bowl for California with hopes of a better life. Today it is ironic that California’s Farmers (Farmer Brothers coffee company, that is) has announced that it is fleeing our state for a less expensive destination that […]

Is “Net Neutrality” neutral or not?- Responses to Phil Erwin column

Is “Net Neutrality” neutral or not?- Responses to Phil Erwin column

By George Miller  . Phil Erwin wrote an article here attacking the FCC “Net Neutrality” proposal. He believes it is not really “neutral” at all and has other, more sinister implications. Many believe such regulation would be unconstitutional, as the FCC is an agency attempting to write law, instead of Congress. Article I of the U.S. Constitution says Congress exclusively […]

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE–ABOLISH THE FCC– AND IMPEACH OBAMA!

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE–ABOLISH THE FCC– AND IMPEACH OBAMA!

By L.Neil Smith It has taken me an unusually long time to get this particular article started. Individual freedom of expression has always been the most important political and social issue to me; I have resisted being shut up by the authorities all of my life. I did know what it had to say: The […]

Smarter Forest Management Could Yield Water for California’s Population Growth

Smarter Forest Management Could Yield Water for California’s Population Growth

By Lawrence J. McQuillan policies create massive misallocation of water and water waste throughout the state. More evidence of this comes from Roger Bales, a hydrologist with the University of California, Merced, and Scott Stephens, a professor of fire science at the University of California, Berkeley. Professor Bales argues that the Sierra Nevada, which is […]