I am strongly in favor of net neutrality, and have signed a petition here
to reclassify internet service providers as "common carriers" so they can be forced to treat all internet traffic equally. We don't need Comcast and Time Warner (or their merged devil spawn) giving poor service to some content providers (like the niche sites we all know and love) in favor of the large, rich providers who pay for the fast lane to your house and eyes. I urge you to sign this petition an pass it along to your friends.
Controlling both houses of the legislature and the governorship, the new overlords are systematically dismantling everything they see as progressive. The new signs greeting you as you drive into the state tell it like it is:
Tragic, yes. But in keeping with the spirit of Pat Robertson's notorious comments about hurricane Katrina's devastation of New Orleans:
"...September 11 and the disaster in New Orleans "could... be connected in some way".
"...[it] was God's punishment in response to America's abortion policy.
maybe the tornadoes in Oklahoma are trying to tell Sen. Imhofe (R-OK) something about global climate change.
Before being too quick to judge the IRS for "targeting" organizations with obviously political names for additional examinations, get familiar with the real scandal: Political organizations putting on sackcloth and ashes trying to look like social welfare organizations. Read this New Yorker article.
In Fearrington Village, where I live, there are frequent impassioned pleas to:
- Obey the speed limit (25mph everywhere, 15 in the Village Center),
- Come to a complete stop at stop signs,
- Watch for [pedestrians/children/deer/cyclists/aggressive trees], and the latest I noticed,
- Don't go in the out driveway, or out the in driveway, or something.
Curious, I was wondering
Page 2 of 4