Monday, July 03, 2006

Kerry Krap

Sometimes, I just don’t understand politicians.

Kerry also decried the panel's rejection of language that would have required new video providers like the Bell telephone companies to offer service throughout the regions where they decide to build infrastructure. "Why are United States senators afraid to say that companies should be expected to foster growth by building out their broadband networks to increase access?" he said.

What about forcing companies to incur outrageous capital investments fosters growth? Forcing companies to take on low profit customers destroys growth and innovation. Who, exactly is this supposed to help?

Well, I guess it serves as protection for existing providers and destroys competition. Perhaps politicians aren’t so difficult to understand after all.

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