Mark Hyman

Mark Hyman is a commentator for Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

Net Neutrality Is About Regulating Speech

 

Thursday’s historic vote by the Federal Communications Commission to reclassify broadband was not the first but merely the latest step toward regulating speech. The FCC voted to no longer classify broadband as a Title I entity (of the Communications Act) but instead as a Title II entity, like common carriers such as telephone service. The […]

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TSA Goes Coin-Flipping

 

Twenty years ago it was the U.S. Postal Service that was the iconic example of what’s wrong with the federal government. The Post Office was big, bloated, and known for sketchy service. Making matters worse, the Post Office often appeared to be fighting off bankruptcy. Federal Express turned criticism of the Post Office into a […]

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The Biggest Healthcare Scandal You’ve Never Heard About

 

“Bottom Line: We Are On Track To Launch” ranks right up there with “If you like your health care plan, you can keep it,” as one of the biggest falsehoods in the annals of Obamacare. The latter quote is the one that President Barack Obama used repeatedly as he lobbied for passage of the Patient […]

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Channeling King Henry II

 

Thomas Becket was a man of great intellect, skill, and influence. In 1154, England’s King Henry II named him as his Chancellor, a post that was second in power only to that of the king. Becket became a close friend and confidante of the king. In 1162, Henry named Becket to the post of Archbishop […]

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The NCAA Political Correctness Witch Hunt

 

Now in its seventh year, the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s battle with the University of North Dakota may be reaching a final conclusion. In 2005, the NCAA announced a complete ban on hosting post-season competition by 18 colleges that were using Native American mascots, logos, or nicknames. The ban was to become effective in February […]

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Another ‘Green Energy’ Failure?

 

The residents at Boxwood, Stanton, Brandywine Springs and other surrounding communities may have lost the opportunity to get back to work at a nearby automobile assembly line. Many of these residents were among the work force at the General Motors Boxwood Road plant outside Wilmington, Delaware. The plant was closed in July 2009 as part […]

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A Peek Into the World of Fangirling

 

As a journalist there are times I am surprised by what I learn on my travels and other times by what I learn near home.  Navigating a crowded Congressional hearing, avoiding insurgents in Fallujah, and driving through a drug gang neighborhood in east Baltimore is one thing. Braving the waiting line for a sold-out concert […]

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Man vs. Beetle

 

Chesapeake Ranch Estates is a bayside community of about 4,000 homes located in southern Maryland overlooking the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. It is filled with spectacular views and abundant wildlife. Residents believe they enjoy the best of both worlds. It is about a 90-minute commute to Washington, D.C. and yet, the region is distinctly […]

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Draft Koss for President

 

Who? David Koss. Still not ringing a bell? That is to be expected because in the world of politics, Koss is a complete nobody. An unknown. An explanation is in order. David E. Koss is a 42-year-old bachelor. He has no family. There is a question if he is Republican or a Democrat. It is […]

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An Inconvenient Truth: A Fifth Anniversary Tribute

 

&quo This month is the fifth anniversary of the release of Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth. The documentary film became a sensation among the political left, the easily impressionable segments of the public and a majority in Congress that was all too eager to enact legislation to solve the global crisis. The film won an […]

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