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Thank the Private Sector for the Internet, not Government

Constantine Ivanov Wrote: Jul 24, 2012 9:40 PM
"The Internet was used by the military" AFTER it was invented and developed by University professors. See the names of participants and some details in my comment below. Al Gore had coined the term "Internet superhighway" in his speech in 1994 (25 years AFTER the internet was invented and developed). By the way, your statement that starts as "In 1969, 49 years ago..." implies that either your keyboard is malfunctioning or your elementary school teacher was a Union member: 1969 year was 43 years ago, not 49.

As part of his campaign to expand the size and scope of the federal government (and to justify his advocacy of class-warfare taxation), President Obama has been asserting that all of us benefit from government spending.

It’s why he now echoes Elizabeth Warren’s claim that entrepreneurs owe their success to government programs and activities.

It’s also why he cites the Internet as an example of wise, prudent, and far-seeing government intervention.

Sounds like a powerful example. The kind of anecdote that leaves libertarians momentarily speechless.

But there’s just...

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