EMR Policy Insitute to Obama: Wireless Broadband is Risky, Waste of Money

At a time when it is essential to cut the Federal deficit, President Obama is gambling billions of taxpayer dollars on the theory that massive spending on risky wireless broadband technology will be worthwhile. The President proposes to spend at least $25 billion on his “Wireless Initiative” to deploy wireless signals throughout 98% of the U.S., and billions of dollars are being spent now on Smart Meters that are not bringing the benefits touted.