Tag Archives: Republicans

#Broadband infrastructure: So far I don’t see Congressional Republicans riding to Trump’s rescue

The markets took a beating yesterday; a one percent correction that even saw broadband stocks like Comcast (-1.09%), T-Mobile (-1.01%), and Sprint (-1.74%) take a hit. Ironically, while Verizon and AT&T were down also, (-.42% and -.75%, respectively), their decreases … Continue reading

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So far Trump is winning the political marketing war

No. Donald Trump is not popular, but the bundle of political twigs has packaged for his constituents has more traction than the political packages being put together by Democrats. Mr Trump has, so far via a slew of executive orders, … Continue reading

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Low approval rating and U.S. being “not so innocent” gives Trump centrist opportunity

Donald Trump has a low approval rating. According to data cited by Time, 53% of Americans disapprove of how the 45th president is doing his job while 44% give him the thumbs up. Comments made last weekend about similarities between … Continue reading

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Is it time for the Democratic version of the Tea Party?

CNBC’s Rick Santelli’s April 2009 rant regarding proposed stimulus spending by the Obama administration contributed to the birth of the Tea Party, that fringe element of the Republican Party that advocated for less government interference in the markets, reduced government … Continue reading

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First Blush: Trump’s independence key to reducing regulations

Pundits expected the Republican Party to implode, but with the Democratic Party’s failure to craft a message that appealed to working poor and rural whites, it is the Democratic brand that is now under serious fire. This failure to connect … Continue reading

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.@FCC, #Obama Administration need a change in their political mindset on #capital

The politics of Washington is not commensurate with capital flow when it concerns broadband investment.  The Federal Communications Commission’s decision to apply Title II common carrier rules has resulted in a decrease in capital expenditures. It has been reported that … Continue reading

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It’s about consumption security not income inequality

The Republican Party has taken the bait from the progressive narrative on income inequality and, according to a post in The New York Times, its potential candidates for the GOP nomination for president have rumblings apparently in line with the … Continue reading

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So which political party is good at managing the #economy?

So which political party is good at managing the economy? According to data from U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, the U.S. Senate, and the U.S. House of Representatives, since Congress passed the Employment Act of 1946, the Democrats have controlled … Continue reading

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The degree of the shutdown’s impact depends on how you’re connected to government.

I don’t think what scares the average person living in the United States is whether I can get on with my day without government participating in the market.   Government employees, contractors and social welfare beneficiaries may beg to differ, but … Continue reading

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Karl Rove, unsurprisingly, does not get the immigrant hustle mentality

Karl Rove, former adviser to President George W. Bush, wrote an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal laying out how the Republican Party could snatch victory from the jars of defeat.  Mr. Rove succinctly described what the Republicans want in … Continue reading

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