It’s Groundhog Day: Government Taking Third Stab at Net Neutrality Power Grab

Motley-SetonBy: Seton Motley
PJ Tatler

This is at once obnoxious and pathetic.

Wheeler Tees Up Net Neutrality for May Meeting

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said Wednesday that he would be circulating a draft of the FCC’s new network neutrality rules to the other commissioners Thursday (April 24).

This is their third attempt at this particular power garb.  It’s becoming fetishistic.

There was 2007.

Court Backs Comcast Over FCC on ‘Net Neutrality’

And there was 2010.

Verizon Wins Net Neutrality Court Ruling Against FCC

Yet here we remain – stuck in government overreach Groundhog Day.

We haven’t yet seen the Net Neutrality power grab order – but the fact that they’re trying again at all is at once obnoxious and pathetic.

Not yet having seen the order hasn’t stopped the Left from going apoplectic.  Because the Left never allows the facts to get in the way of a good beating.

The FCC Tosses Net Neutrality Out the Window

So This is How Net Neutrality Dies, Under a Democratic President

Thanks to the FCC Net Neutrality is Dead

Obama’s Second FCC Chairman Fails on Net Neutrality

Stop the FCC from Breaking the Internet

Not at all over the top.

To all of which I say:

It’s disappointing – but not surprising – that the Obama Administration is yet again going to impose the Internet power grab that is Network Neutrality.

The federal government is twice bitten – and not shy.  Having twice had their Net Neutrality impositions unanimously rejected by the courts – they remain undaunted in their desire to over-regulate the Web.

And it’s always a pleasure to watch the Leftist likes of Free Press and Public Knowledge preemptively freak out – over an order they haven’t even yet seen.

They are as always the perfect tool.  The Leftist screeching visual aides that allow an overreaching government to pretend “See, we’re finding middle ground – both sides are angry with us” as they grab even more Leviathan-sized hands-full of the once-private sector.

Don’t drive angry.

photo from arstechnica.com, added by Gulag Bound

photo from arstechnica.com, added by Gulag Bound


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Comments

  1. off topic but your link to August Review is not linking. Link should be to: http://www.autustforecast.com…just FYI

    groundhog day really, really, really…..sucks the oligarch fascist just won’t give up. They are evil, power mad control freaks and they are the true hate filled bunch of lunatics that should be monitored and scorned. and deposed. God Bless the Patriots that stand with righteous indignation against this madness.

  2. Tom Wheeler is of the psychopath human subspecies. Look at his hollow eyes.

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