GLENN: I'll give you the story on the FCC here in just a second, and this is important. I can't tell you the things that I'm working on now because we're not always just among friends and I don't ever want to give them an upper hand on where I'm headed as a business and as somebody who is working to expose the corruption in this country. But one of the things that I did last year was start Insider Extreme and it was a step in the direction to be able to make sure that no matter, they try to shut me down on television, shut me down on radio, shut me down on Internet, shut me down in books, shut me down on stage. They have a lot of work in front of them. I keep all of my options open. They have already — the last time I spoke was two weeks ago. I was in, I was in Tyler, Texas and the venue that was there the night before at 10:00 at night, the inspectors came, health inspectors. It was about 10:00 at night. According to the venue, it was about 10:00 at night and he turns on the water and he notices that the water is down. Within ten minutes there was a knock on his door at the venue during a concert. It was a health inspector. I said, we're just here for a quick inspection, walk into the bathrooms, turn on the water and say, I notice that you don't have any water, we're going to have to shut you down; can we see where your water pumping station is. They took back to the back of the building. They made an error, at least in the way he tells it, they made an error because the health inspector said, "Show us your pumping station." He brings them back and the guy with the health inspector says, "Yes, I noticed that a couple of days ago, that those knobs were turned." Sorry, you noticed what? Hmmm? I thought you didn't know where the pumping station — you were here on the property and you were looking at the — what was that? Hmmm? 10:00 at night. I speak the next afternoon. They tried to close them down. Said, you are not licensed to do anything now this weekend, and I'm sorry, but we're closed and you can get a renewal license on Monday morning. He said, well, I've got a big event happening here. I've got 6,000 people coming tomorrow. I'm sorry, you are not going to be able to do it. "Well, I guess you are going to have to fine me then because I'm doing it anyway." He said he's under tremendous heat. He's bringing in conservative speakers.
It's happening. It's nudge. It's nudge. A little here, a little there. But they are doing it now with the Internet, and here's what they are announcing today.
PAT: Mr. Genachowski, the FCC chairman, is expected today to outline his plan for regulating broadband lines. He wants to adopt Net neutrality rules that require Internet providers like Comcast and AT&T to treat all traffic equally and not to slow or block access to websites, but it also gives them all the power to regulate the Internet and that's, that's what this is all about. This is not about speeding up your broadband.
GLENN: This is about — the people who are behind Net neutrality are free press, and I'm trying to remember. Stu, do you remember what Free Press' slogan is? It's like —
STU: Not off the top of my head.
GLENN: Change the Internet or Net —
PAT: Transform society, something like —
GLENN: Transform democracy.
PAT: Transform democracy.
GLENN: It was change the Internet and transform democracy, or something like that. This again is about transformation, and they are all the usual suspects. Everybody who is supporting this are the usual suspects. This is the group of radicals. And the radicals are inside the FCC. I know these things to be true because we have sources inside the FCC who are afraid to speak out publicly, and I don't want them to because they are better on the inside than they are on the outside. Yes, that's right, FCC. There are people inside that don't agree with you. But what's the problem with that? Isn't that what Cass Sunstein says? That the government agents should be able to infiltrate groups that disagree? You shouldn't have a problem with that. I hope you don't look over your shoulder.