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Alton Drew provides advocacy and consulting services in the areas of economic and personal liberty, broadband, and energy. Follow him on Twitter @altondrew; Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/alton.drew.5; or visit him at www.altondrew.com. The ideas and opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author, and have complete editorial independence from any Politic365 partners, sponsors, or advertisers. For additional information about Politic365, please visit http://politic365.com/about/.

Religious Freedom Restoration Act: Discriminatory Intent or Market Failure Waiting to...

The progressive branch of the political elite have been spinning the narrative that Indiana's brazen version of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act is a...

Netflix’s Flip-Flop on Net Neutrality

Netflix must have been anticipating this year’s World Cup, preparing for it like some soccer athletes by practicing a “dive” or “flop”; feigning some...

Minorities Drive Wireless Demand; Will Federal Government Supply Spectrum?

My son is a millennial, born twelve years ago this month.  When he was born, multiple television screens in one house was the norm,...

Incentive Auctions: We Don’t Need a Repeat of September 11th

I lived in Maryland during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.  To fill the need to give something back to the community during...

The Era of Commerce and Content Calls for a Communications Act...

In 1996, people pronounced the word “content” with emphasis on the first syllable.  When the word showed up anywhere close to the word “telephone”...

Coveting Thy Neighbor’s International Broadband Prices is a Sin

Is the comparison of broadband prices offered in the United States to those  offered in the United Kingdom, Asia, and Europe the basis for...

Unfortunately it’s not about broadband adoption

Unfortunately for Congress, the FCC, and the States, it’s not about broadband adoption This is what I should have heard in last Wednesday’s House sub-committee...

I Thought the FCC Liked it by the Numbers

I admit, while I respected their passion for consumers and telecommunications, I didn't agree much with former Federal Communications Commissioners Michael J. Copps and...

FCC’s Future Uncertain; Lackluster Broadband Definitions to Blame

Listening to Monday’s net neutrality arguments in the U.S. Court of Appeals-District of Columbia left me with the impression that the Federal Communications Commission...

Progressive Ideals Out of Touch with Needs of Minority Communities?

If progressives ever had as a goal the expansion of broadband to minorities, that goal must have fallen off the agenda.  Just as the...