Spectrum Dot Gov

During a September 2001 NPR interview, then Illinois State Senator Barack Obama criticized our Constitution for failing to address what he called "redistributive justice." Way back then, nobody paid much attention to this obscure wunderkind. Most of us average citizens were still reeling from the 9/11 terrorist attacks. More recently, though, out-of-control deficit spending and the botched rollout of ObamaCare have forced many Americans to begin paying closer attention to Obama's lawyerly lingo. The latest "redistributive" revelation has to do with the FCC's plan to move the national communications spectrum from broadcast to wireless broadband networks. Former FCC chair Mark S. Fowler explained this recently in the January 24 Wall Street Journal: "For the past five years, the Federal Communications Commission has cheered wireless broadband as the future of communications. But television broadcasters have much of the spectrum that wireless companies want. So the FCC has intervened to...(Read Full Article)