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Trump's FCC Chair Accused of Betraying Public Interest Mandate by Backing T-Mobile/Sprint Mega-Merger

Trump's FCC Chair Accused of Betraying Public Interest Mandate by Backing T-Mobile/Sprint Mega-Merger

Andrea Germanos, staff writer

Consumer advocates rebuked FCC chairman Ajit Pai on Monday after the Trump appointee backed the proposed mega-merger of T-Mobile and Sprint.

"Ajit Pai doesn't even try to pretend that he works for the public," said Fight for the Future deputy director Evan Greer. "He seems to take smug pleasure in being a blatant telecom shill."

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The White House is an open air brothel.

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Despite lots of propaganda to the contrary, mergers result in increased costs for customers and increased dividends for shareholders.

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Is Ajit Pai, a servant of the rich and enemy of the people, the poster child for the kind of people Trump wants to see immigrate to American? Do birds of a feather flock together? Can we let this happen?

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Foreign owned companies owning American’s data sounds like a dumb idea.
Friends and Family of the DONALD can create a FLASH crash on Wall Street
by selling their stock in America.
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That would be so neat! Beat the Germans, who make dirty diesel vehicles.

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Our anti-trust laws have been meaningless for a long time. If only we could compel congress to enforce its own laws…

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why is anyone complaining? they’d prefer going back to the ones that pretended to care but didn’t?

One thing I love about this regime: they’re totally upfront about their 'middle fingers. They’re not the problem. We are. None of us are doing a thing to stop it. And so Pai gets to be smug.

And that means more social media posts of that penultimate super-douche Legere talking about “I love my customers!” even as he bends them over for delivery of the oligarch special.

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Perhaps it is time to cultivate our anger and frustration and channel it into visible hands-on action that sends a distinct message to Pennsylvania Avenue…

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It’s past time…:slight_smile:

But better late than never!

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Ooooooh, all I ask is five minutes alone with that smirking chimp!!!

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The entire Trump regime is betraying public interest, not to mention most of Congress. Where have you been?

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There’s already a web domain for the “smirking chimp” - when W was in the White House!

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Shill, is indeed, the perfect adjective for FCC chairman Ajit Pai, a former Verizon lawyer who dispensed with Net neutrality single-handedly for his benefactors.

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Is there one for “grinning asshole”? He’d qualify for that also.

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He is doing his job admirably well. He is doing exactly what he was appointed to do. One of the few appointees who has not been fired.

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Or maybe a “smug bar steward”.

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RIght along side our pesticide contaminated food supply is cancer causing EMFs. Eventually, these companies will go bankrupt from lawsuits.

Is 5G Worth the Risks? – May 3, 2019 - Iishana Artra - CounterPunch

…what we’re not hearing is that evidence-based studies worldwide have clearly established the harmful effects of human exposure to pulsed radiofrequency radiation from cell towers, cell phones and other devices – and that 5G will make the problem exponentially worse.

‘A global catastrophe’: Radiation activist warns that 5G networks are ‘massive health experiment’ – Feb 6, 2019 - Thilo Schmuelgen.- RT

Arthur Robert Firstenberg is a well-known advocate for curtailing the development of 5G networks both in the US and internationally, claiming that super fast broadband could cause cancer in humans and wildlife, as well as exacerbating the symptoms of electromagnetic hypersensitivity.

From Dieselgate to Phonegate: We need to wake up to another pollution crisis – Jul 20, 2018 - Annelie Fitzgerald - TruePublica

Many of our metabolic processes depend on exquisitely small EMFs, so it should perhaps come as no surprise that man-made EMFs, even at very low, non-thermal levels of exposure, can interfere with these processes. There is now a substantial body of scientific evidence that anthropogenic EMFs at levels well below current exposure limits perturb our bodies’ homeostasis and can adversely impact health.

Yet cancer is just one possible outcome; many other health impacts have been described or are suspected. This prompted over 200 scientists from 41 nations, all specialists in the biological effects of EMFs, to sign the International EMF Scientist Appeal in 2015. Effects of low intensity EMF noted include cellular stress, free radical formation, increased permeability of the blood-brain barrier, and genetic damage. Other potential effects include learning and memory deficits, neurologic/neurotransmitter disorders, reproductive effects, and negative impacts on general well-being. Growing evidence of effects on plant and animal life was also noted.

Radiation From Mobile Phones Can Cause Cancer? Insurance Underwriters Refuse Industry Cover, Legal Cases Underway – Jul 21, 2018 - Graham Vanbergen - TruePuclica (via GlobalResearch)

A recent Guardian article entitled “The inconvenient truth about cancer and mobile phones” stated that “On 28 March this year, the scientific peer review of a landmark United States government study concluded that there is “clear evidence” that radiation from mobile phones causes cancer.”

The article went on to say that

For a quarter of a century now, the industry has been orchestrating a global PR campaign aimed at misleading not only journalists but also consumers and policymakers about the actual science concerning mobile phone radiation. Indeed, big wireless has borrowed the very same strategy and tactics big tobacco and big oil pioneered to deceive the public about the risks of smoking and climate change, respectively. And like their tobacco and oil counterparts, wireless industry CEOs lied to the public even after their own scientists privately warned that their products could be dangerous, especially to children.

Seems to be a pattern here with all of Trumps’ pricks… picks… Is this worse than Ben Carson using $40k of taxpayer money for bedroom furniture?

Considerably.

Swamp culture now on steroids and swamp no longer drainable.