Editorials

Broadband still elusive 50 years after Internet’s birth

By Eric Bohl
    On October 29, historians and computer scientists celebrated the 50th birthday of the internet. On that day in 1969, the very first login to the internet occurred. The “birth” connected a terminal at UCLA to the Stanford Research Institute, about 350 miles away.

Elizabeth Warren a capitalist? She is not!

By Rik W. Hafer
    Senator from Massachusetts and presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren asserts that she is “a capitalist to my bones.” She must be thinking of the “capitalism” adopted by countries like Russia and China. That type of government-controlled system is very different from what most of us would consider capitalism. While it allows market processes to allocate some goods and services, decisions over big-ticket areas, such as healthcare, are left to government bureaucrats.

Banning panhandlers does not solve their problems, just ours

    Are we willing to violate someone’s free speech because we are uncomfortable? It’s not hate speech or threatening speech, but it makes us uncomfortable. Many times, it’s not even speech, but a simple handmade sign on a piece of cardboard, yet we are still uncomfortable. One area city council has already voted to do just that and others are talking about it.

Subcategories

Subcategories