The Interstate Commerce Act of 1887 barred preferential pricing in the railroad industry and formed the Interstate Commerce Commission. For much of the 20th century, however, the ICC actively discouraged railway competition and was closely aligned with the railroad industry it supposedly regulated. Could the same thing happen with net neutrality?
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How do we perceive a rainbow? And does everyone perceive a rainbow in the same way? These seemingly simple questions can reveal some interesting features of the human brain. For instance, is the “striped” appearance of the rainbow—the seven distinct bands of color that we see—a construct of our higher mental processes, or do the mechanics of human
Very interesting article.
“History, they say, doesn’t repeat –but it does echo. Looking back at other situations, other republics and empires, one is tempted to draw parallels between then and now. The parallel drawn most often is the decline of the British Empire .In the end America will follow its own unique path. All Republics end, and so do all Empires.” 4 for pause.
The US government is on a “burning platform” of unsustainable policies and practices…the country’s top government inspector has warned.
Just because it’s so much fun to speculate on historical parallels, and on what will eventually destroy the American empire (it’s not going to be a bunch of crazy Islamists, of course).