I wrote an Op-Ed and submitted it to a couple of national news sites today. If no one bites after a few days or a week, I'll publish it here. If someone does bite, I'll link the article so you can see it.
I've been giving a lot of thought to how we can build Fiber To The Premises (FTTP) networks both here and in the rest of the country. I've come up with at least one good idea. We'll see if one of their editors agrees.