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FCC Chairman Won’t Allow his IG to Hire Any Criminal Investigators

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We had some inordinately interesting recent Congressional testimony from David L. Hunt – the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)’s Inspector General (IG). IG Hunt appeared on Wednesday, September 17 before the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology. The topic? “Oversight of FCC Budget and Management.” What exactly does IG Hunt and his FCC Office of the […]

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‘Local Choice’ — Let’s Roll Back Some Crony Socialism, Shall We?

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Cronyism. Or Crony Capitalism. It’s actually Crony Socialism – because it actually has nothing to do with capitalism. Crony Socialism is not an unfettered free market where the best ideas and companies win. It’s the government warping and distorting the market: favoring with absurdly tilted policies some ideas and companies – and thus inherently dis-favoring […]

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Aesop Knew: Regulators Regulate – It’s Their Nature

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Aesop was a Seventh Century, B.C. Greek philosopher – mere “storyteller” doesn’t do him justice. The best storytellers are philosophers – because they tap into truths of human nature. Aesop certainly did that. His famous Fables revealed these truths through simple animal allegories. There are (at least) several that apply to the creatures in the […]

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Obama Administration Doing Everyone’s Job – But Theirs

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The Barack Obama Administration has spent just about its entire tenure doing things it is not supposed to do. The myriad executive branch Departments, Agencies, Commissions and Boards have been in omni-directional fashion vastly exceeding their authority – doing things that are clearly the Constitutional purview of (amongst other others) the legislative and judicial branches. […]