Monday, February 16, 2009

Broadband for Hicks

Posted By on Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 6:47 AM

Broadband for Hicks: That's us. Michael Katz, a former FCC economist, bemoans the wasting of federal stimulus dollars on the effort to extend the series of tubes to mentally challenged hillbillies. "The notion that we should be helping people who live in rural areas avoid the costs that they impose on society … is misguided," he says. Good fun, somewhat reminiscent of Mencken's "The
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