Just what school children need: more internet! President Obama has a new signature program in the works. “ConnectEd” will provide high-speed internet access to schools, with its multi-billion dollar cost funded by new fees on cell phones. And the beauty of it, according to the administration, is that it can all be done–including the funding–apart from Congress. All it will take is approval from the Federal Communications Commission.
Wouldn’t this constitute taxation without representation? [Read more...]