In January, the open Web took a major hit when a court sided with Verizon over the FCC’s net neutrality rules. The defeat meant that Verizon or any other ISP could throttle certain types of traffic in favor of others. While the FCC could appeal the ruling, the Commission is apparently not going that route.
Reuters is reporting that the FCC will not be appealing the Verizon case instead opting to rewrite the rules. In last month’s ruling, the court said the FCC had the authority to regulate broadband access. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler will reportedly be using this authority as a jumping point to bring back the non-discrimination rules found in the original net neutrality rules.
Wheeler issued a statement Wednesday detailing how he intends to rewrite these rules. In his statement, he says the court upholding the Commission’s authority to regulate broadband access will be used to accomplish three goals – enforce and enhance the transparency rule, fulfill the “no blocking” goal, and fulfill the goals of the non-discrimination rule. While the court had no problem with the transparency rule, it did smack down the latter two. Wheeler says he will work within the confines of the court’s ruling to ensure that ISPs can not block or discriminate against Internet traffic. Continue reading →
Kay Hagan’s liberal cronies in DC are on the airwaves with another false, negative attack ad and I need your immediate contribution of $35 or more so that we can continue to fight back.
These new attack ads showcase another example of Hagan’s hypocrisy. While Kay Hagan denounces the use of outside funds against her, her liberal cronies in DC are dumping another half a million dollars in attack ads to falsely attack me. Kay Hagan and DC liberals know that our message is resonating, and they will stop at nothing to save Kay Hagan’s rubber stamp of the Obama agenda.
North Carolina deserves a Senator that votes with our interests and our values. We can’t allow their financial advantage to allow them to buy another six years for Hagan. I need your help today to win this race and am counting on you to contribute here.
Phil Berger, Jr. kept his promises when he was elected as Prosecutor. He is proud of his strong record of increasing prosecutions and reforming his office. He will kept his promises and that’s what he’ll do as your Congressman. Phil Berger Jr will fight to end Obamacare and stand up for conservative principles.
“North Carolinians aren’t falling for Kay Hagan’s political game of hide and go seek with President Obama,” said North Carolina Republican Party spokesman Daniel Keylin. “They know she supports Obama’s failed liberal agenda 96 percent of the time and cast the deciding vote for Obamacare. At least the private meeting gave Hagan an opportunity to personally thank President Obama for the glowing endorsement he gave her during his visit to North Carolina.” Read more at ncgop.org
As we celebrate President Ronald Reagan’s birthday today, we honor the life and legacy of this great conservative leader. President Reagan once said, “Freedom is one of the deepest and noblest aspirations of the human spirit.” Throughout his life, Reagan unabashedly promoted freedom, justice and peace throughout the world. And he was committed to preserving our conservative principles, protecting our Constitution, and proposing policies that limited government, cut taxes and strengthened our military. But perhaps Reagan’s greatest legacy was his ability to inspire a generation to do more, to be more… and to join our conservative cause. Join our Republican team in celebrating the life and honoring the legacy of President Ronald Reagan.