We Care About Roads, Bridges, and Efficiency

Roads and bridges are important to consumers.  But the proposal to cover the Federal Highway Trust Fund (HTF) shortfall with savings from reduced postal deliveries leaves us gasping at its arrogance.  The proposal is typical of DC’s flawed “ideas.”  First, some “transportation” projects should not be federally funded.  In addition, the Department of Transportation’s (DoT) […]

Net Neutrality Hypocrisy and Government Toll Roads

Large sellers with attractive video packages want reinstatement of Net Neutrality so they can continue wedging bandwidth-intense content down broadband lanes.  One might think that video packagers like Google (market cap $395 billion), Netflix (market cap $24 billion), Viacom ($37 billion) and Disney ($128 billion) are not delicate startups in need of subsidized bandwidth. Despite […]