Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Net Neutrality Neutering

Daily Politics Blog - Charles P. Pierce - Political Blogging - Esquire:

...Kid, that's because you didn't apply the Blog's Five Minute Rule where it was clearly appropriate here. In their fundamental political souls, the Pauls are oligarchs. The only kind of "government regulation" they truly oppose, and the only kind for which they truly will go to the mattresses, is any attempt by the government that would prevent the rich from getting richer, or that would protect the rest of us from the political depredations of the corporate class. Everything else is a wink and a nod and a fake. So, somehow, keeping the cable giants from doing for the internet what Goldman Sachs et. al. did for the financial services industry somehow would make you there at your laptop, journaling away at your drone-free Starbucks, less free...

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