Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Why the FCC Needs to Get With the Times, Finally

We are in the midst of a transition away from copper wire-based communications services to broadband Internet-based services - a transition that then-FCC commissioner

SCOTUS Revisits EPA Regulation of CO2

On October 15, 2013, the US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) granted 'Certiorari' to Petitioners who have been suing the EPA over regulations to control CO2.  In 2007, SCOTUS had ruled that CO2 may be c

Dial-up Rules for the Broadband Age?

Eventually the truth comes out. The call for net neutrality is really a call for a return to monopoly common carrier regulation for broadband networks.

City Hall Legislating in the Shadows

Is Mayor Bloomberg so devoted to his public-health drive that he’s willing to break the law?

Mining Policy Designed to Benefit Our Own—Mighty Rare

What is essential to modern energy production and management including oil-and-gas development, wind and solar, and LED lights, and has rare bipartisan support in both houses of Congress?

Real vs. Contrived “Modern” FCC Policy Thinking – Part 20 Obsolete Communications Law Series

Just like the wisdom that one cannot make a silk purse from a sow’s ear; one cannot make “modern” FCC policy from obsolete communications law.

School Lunch Expansion: Another Wasteful, Unaffordable Entitlement

Soon, all public schools will be allowed to enroll all students, regardless of need, into a new

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change

One of my favorite off-Broadway shows is