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Doublespeak, again.

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I love the way people will say anything, no matter how preposterous it might be on face value, then repeat it until it becomes a fact.
I am speaking today on the recent headline “President Obama wants more competition amongst broadband providers.”This sounds good.More competition is always good, unless you are trying to compete with the government.Government by its very nature is the enemy of competition.
Commie-Dante Obama seeks to redress earlier meddling in the economy, where the States and local governments protected private companies engaged in the phone and cable businesses.These local companies are protected with licensing agreements that essentially eliminated anyone from competing with them.
In the early days of phone communications, the phone companies said the costs were prohibitive to provide phones services to remote outlaying locations.Only by guaranteeing, the providers with exclusive areas and a long time to payback …