Dec. 10, 2014
Permission to republish original opeds granted.
How the House saved the Internet
Omnibus: "None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to relinquish the responsibility of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration during fiscal year 2015 with respect to Internet domain name system functions, including responsibility with respect to the authoritative root zone file and the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority functions."
Does the end justify the means?
Today's news is full of the natural outgrowth of that justification for attaining power at all costs, and it is not a one way partisan street.
Merline: The regressive Obamacare tax hidden in plain sight
"Obamacare's individual mandate penalties were supposed to encourage people to buy insurance. But it turns out that the penalties amount to a regressive tax that hits lower-income families the hardest."