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    Re: Obama pushes broadband plan

    Quote Originally Posted by Erod View Post
    A step toward eventually running the internet in full - a la "single payer" - and instantaneously monitoring every keystroke, transaction, and communication that every American individual and business makes.
    It's the opposite of this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lutherf View Post
    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Re: Obama pushes broadband plan

    Quote Originally Posted by jonny5 View Post
    Except it isnt, in the case of the federal govt. Their job is to protect states from invasion, and protect the freedom of individuals. Then the people can decide whether they want their city govt to be an ISP or not. Obama is taking away that freedom.
    This is about getting broadband to the people who need it, it's not Braveheart.
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    Re: Obama pushes broadband plan

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    He wants to eliminate arbitrary legal barriers to competition and you're attacking him on "big government" grounds.

    Astonishing.
    He want to eliminate barriers to GOVT competing with the people. And tax you to subsidize govt ISPs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cardinal View Post
    This is about getting broadband to people that need it, it's not Braveheart.
    Its about buying votes with your taxes, and govt control. Same as always with liberals.

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    Re: Obama pushes broadband plan

    Quote Originally Posted by jonny5 View Post
    Its about buying votes with your taxes, and govt control. Same as always with liberals.
    Pointless libertarian rhetoric. Yawn.

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    Re: Obama pushes broadband plan

    Quote Originally Posted by jonny5 View Post
    He want to eliminate barriers to GOVT competing with the people. And tax you to subsidize govt ISPs.
    Why should a city be barred from setting up broadband if it wants to? Why do you hate local government?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lutherf View Post
    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Re: Obama pushes broadband plan

    Quote Originally Posted by SouthernDemocrat View Post
    In many markets, particularly small towns, there is only one broadband provider. A second provider, even if its a publicly owned one, is competition.
    My great grandfather had a friend who worked in the 1920s Who works laying electrical line out to roll communities and Western Oregon, believe it or not most of the now sprawling will laminate Valley hadn't had electricity until the late 20s. There wasn't enough market for any private company to want to invest in these towns. So finally they made public utility District and use taxpayer money to wire up these little towns for electricity, and according to my grandfather this was a 100% improvement in the lives of these real people. It really is amazing when you think that there's people live today who were born before many places in the United States have the ability to turn on the lights. And in many cases the private companies didn't want anything to do with these places because there wasn't enough market to justify the cost of laying wire and substations
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    Re: Obama pushes broadband plan

    Quote Originally Posted by jonny5 View Post
    Its about buying votes with your taxes, and govt control. Same as always with liberals.
    Arguments in your head must be so easy when you can just pretend the other guy is a comic book villain.
    He touched her over her bra and underpants, she says, and guided her hand to touch him over his underwear
    Quote Originally Posted by Lutherf View Post
    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Re: Obama pushes broadband plan

    Quote Originally Posted by jonny5 View Post
    No, its a private service.
    So i would have thought.

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    Re: Obama pushes broadband plan

    Quote Originally Posted by Cardinal View Post

    UPS and Fedex are superior alternatives to the USPS, so if private companies are interested in competing with the government, they'll find a way.
    Good example, but not in the way you think. They are not allowed to compete with the USPS. It wasnt until the 80s when the govt stopped banning them from package delivery that they even came into existence. And even then they require that private carriers charge more than the govt. This is what youre going to get from ObamaNet.

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