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  • Keep the web free

    Keep the web free
    President Barack Obama's declaration that the Federal Communications Commission should use its Title II authority under the Communications Act of 1934 to treat Internet service providers as "common carriers" sounds incredibly technical, but its philosophical and practical implications are quite simple. If the FCC follows his suggestion, it will mean that Internet service will effectively be considered a necessary element of modern life just like electricity or telephone service, and it will mean that ISPs cannot pick and choose what content users have access to and at what speeds. Such a ruling would set off a firestorm of lobbying and litigation from heavy-hitters like Verizon and Comcast, but it would also preserve the free-flowing Internet to which we have grown accustomed and recognize the degree to which it has become essential to fully participating in society and the economy.
  • Clarence Page: If the candidates in next big election sound familiar, they should

    Clarence Page: If the candidates in next big election sound familiar, they should
    Are you ready for Clinton vs. Bush 2.0? My earlier prediction that Jeb will face Hillary in 2016 is looking more certain than ever. Sure, in theory the conventional wisdom says that voters want to see some fresh and new names at the top of their...

    Election deja vu: Get ready for another Clinton-Bush faceoff

    Election deja vu: Get ready for another Clinton-Bush faceoff
    Are you ready for "Clinton vs. Bush 2.0"? My earlier prediction that Jeb will face Hillary in 2016 is looking more certain than ever. Sure, in theory voters might want to see some fresh and new names at the top of their ballots. But history tells us...

    A word about monsters, real and imagined

    "You're the butcher, or you're the cattle." That appears to be the theme of the fifth season of AMC's "The Walking Dead, the most successful TV series about zombies since C-SPAN covered the Reform Party convention in 2000. It's a grim yet compelling...

    Will 'fangate' swing Florida's gubernatorial fight?

    TALLAHASSEE — Ronald Reagan had the microphone he paid for. Alex Sink had the smartphone she wasn't supposed to use. Lawton Chiles summoned his inner "he-coon" to rattle an upstart Jeb Bush. Now, Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist...