20 Years Ago


"It will take time to convince the general public that being environmentally conscious does not require massive regulations. Republicans and sympathetic Democrats should start implementing what former Rep. Don Ritter, founder and chairman of the National Environmental Policy Institute, calls 'reinventing the process of environmental regulation.'"

-Rick Henderson, "A New Environment"

"If the regulatory policies crafted between 1959 and 1972 had continued, Americans wouldn't be able to indulge in such antisocial viewing choices. Cable programming was then officially judged a menace to society, and the Federal Communications Commission had launched a regulatory jihad against it. Like all holy wars, this offensive was undertaken in 'the public interest.'"

-Thomas W. Hazlett, "Station Breaks"

-February 1995