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Is Change Here To Stay?

October 15, 2015

Of course I was thrilled this past April when the Federal Communications Commission indicated it was leaning against approval of the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger.

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Who's in the tank for Comcast?

April 6, 2015

Comcast is a big, big, spender. It employs an army of lobbyists who use cash to influence everything from telecoms to ag policy (no really, last year it lobbied on the farm bill.) Their influence peddling extends up and down the ballot - from their 124 federal lobbyists, to their state-level meddling through ALEC, all the way down to city-level politics.

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