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amborin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-04-10 04:11 PM
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40.  by abandoning democratic (lower case 'd') principles
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  -Obama FCC Expected to Abandon Net Neutrality, Universal Internet Echo In Light  May-04-10 10:34 AM   #0 
  - If Obama knows what's good for him  rocktivity   May-04-10 10:40 AM   #1 
  - What's good for Wall Street and corporate America is good for President Obama  Better Believe It   May-04-10 10:58 AM   #9 
     - For one term, anyway.  WinkyDink   May-04-10 11:16 AM   #23 
  - Sometimes it is stunning what this administration is doing  MadHound   May-04-10 10:40 AM   #2 
  - Do we even know this as fact yet?  madokie   May-04-10 10:43 AM   #5 
  - if "net neutrality" works anything like the way I'm forced to pay for Benny Hinn if I want cable...  Romulox   May-04-10 10:41 AM   #3 
  - Fortunately for you, you're way off base.  Occulus   May-04-10 10:55 AM   #7 
  - Wait a minute. What about stuff like bit torrent, streaming movies (over commercial services) etc.?  Romulox   May-04-10 11:00 AM   #10 
     - There's tons and tons of bandwidth available, don't know why streaming is an issue  uponit7771   May-04-10 11:03 AM   #15 
     - That bandwidth is "available" because all customers are required to pay upwards of $60/month  Romulox   May-04-10 11:42 AM   #32 
     - You're missing the point; currently, the network itself doesn't care.  Occulus   May-04-10 12:01 PM   #37 
     - Electronic Arts, Stardock, and Steam are all COMMERCIAL services. That is precisely the point.  Romulox   May-05-10 09:18 AM   #51 
     - And how do you feel about single payer health care?  GoneOffShore   May-04-10 09:54 PM   #47 
        - Strongly in favor. This "net neutrality" is closer to Obama's triangulated "HCR"--mandated private  Romulox   May-05-10 09:19 AM   #52 
  - Actual Obama Basher quote "....facts are wrong..."  uponit7771   May-04-10 11:01 AM   #11 
  - The new 'bidness friendly' Democratic party? nt  laughingliberal   May-04-10 10:42 AM   #4 
  - I'm starting to believe the president is following a script written before he ran.  whatchamacallit   May-04-10 10:51 AM   #6 
  - So am I. And it would explain much about his fast-track to the WH.  WinkyDink   May-04-10 11:18 AM   #26 
     - Here is my thought  Tailormyst   May-04-10 11:47 AM   #34 
        - To be fair, however, that is applicable to any "electable" prez candidate  Echo In Light   May-04-10 01:08 PM   #38 
           - Absolutely  Tailormyst   May-04-10 09:48 PM   #45 
  - You know, I've never liked the idea of the FCC controlling the Internet anyway.  Xithras   May-04-10 10:57 AM   #8 
  - Think more how they regulate landline based telephony  karynnj   May-04-10 11:07 AM   #16 
     - But even looking that way, you find issues.  Xithras   May-04-10 11:29 AM   #28 
     - the decision not to treat ISPs as subject to Title II regulation goes back to 1998  onenote   May-04-10 11:34 AM   #31 
        - Thanks for the correction  karynnj   May-04-10 11:55 AM   #36 
  - As I read it, unnamed sources say "leaning toward".  LiberalAndProud   May-04-10 11:02 AM   #12 
  - Standard trial balloon. Just like they were "leaning toward" abandoning the Public Option.  jgraz   May-04-10 11:10 AM   #19 
     - +1  Echo In Light   May-04-10 11:15 AM   #22 
  - k&R yet another betrayal  amborin   May-04-10 11:02 AM   #13 
  - Sorry, but this is not just "another betrayal". This is Obama putting an end to democracy.  jgraz   May-04-10 11:09 AM   #17 
     - you're right; "another betrayal" doesn't begin to capture what's occurring  amborin   May-04-10 11:11 AM   #20 
     - It ought to be like the TELEPHONE: UNIVERSAL, and transmitting ANY message.  WinkyDink   May-04-10 11:17 AM   #25 
  - I feel so hopeful! n/t  QC   May-04-10 11:03 AM   #14 
  - Obama continues to act like a Clinton-Republican  upi402   May-04-10 11:09 AM   #18 
  - Obama governs to the right of Nixon  amborin   May-04-10 11:13 AM   #21 
  - Nixon [gulp] did a lot, and wanted to fight the drug war...  upi402   May-04-10 11:23 AM   #27 
     - "socialism" == "untrammeled, un-regulated, neo-liberal capitalism"  amborin   May-04-10 11:29 AM   #29 
        - upi402 = no party  upi402   May-04-10 11:54 AM   #35 
           - by abandoning democratic (lower case 'd') principles  amborin   May-04-10 04:11 PM   #40 
  - I feel a little compassion for the Big Dog.  bvar22   May-04-10 02:22 PM   #39 
     - LOL!  amborin   May-04-10 04:12 PM   #41 
  - for all those in a lather about the end of democracy  onenote   May-04-10 11:17 AM   #24 
  - FUCK FACTS!!! /sarcasm  uponit7771   May-04-10 11:32 AM   #30 
  - Yep, congress is to blame.  JoeyT   May-04-10 09:17 PM   #44 
  - Can't say as I am surprised  Tailormyst   May-04-10 11:46 AM   #33 
  - Bump  Echo In Light   May-04-10 05:03 PM   #42 
  - Thanks for posting this! Keep the pressure going! -nt  scentopine   May-04-10 08:35 PM   #43 
  - +1  Echo In Light   May-05-10 08:35 AM   #49 
  - They may be known by the lengths to which they will go in tying themselves into knots to defend ....  Stinky The Clown   May-04-10 09:51 PM   #46 
  - K&R  Wednesdays   May-04-10 10:55 PM   #48 
  - Kick and Recommend -- This would be an unacceptable flip flop.  Armstead   May-05-10 08:45 AM   #50 

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