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FCC Considering Censorship For Washington Redskins Nickname

FCC Considering Censorship For Washington Redskins Nickname

For decades – though less so in the internet age – social conservatives have been trying to push the FCC into censoring sex and violence on television. The response from the left has generally gone something like, “If you don’t like it, change the channel.” I wonder if the liberals who are fighting a war

Republican Senator Pretty Sure We Aren't Going To Have To Start Censoring Mail Yet

The operative word, of course, is yet. That from a guy who is already on the record suggesting that bloggers might not have 1st amendment rights, and that you shouldn’t be worried about the NSA tracking your phone call as long as you’re not talking to terrorists. Responding to reporters’ questions about the National Security

Rep. Cramer Calls For FCC To Uphold Decency Standards

North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer sent the letter below to the FCC today opposing a move by the agency to relax decency standards. This comes in the wake of the FCC giving Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz a pass on his emotional and profane speech in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing. “We

FCC's Selective Enforcement Of David Ortiz's Potty-Mouth Is Reason To End FCC Censorship

This weekend, before the Boston Red Sox played their first home game since the bombing of the Boston Marathon, slugger David Ortiz (fresh off the disabled list) rallied the crowd with some…memorable comments: It was an emotional moment for the folks in Boston, who badly needed to have their spirits lifted (Ortiz and the BoSox

What If Banning Violent Video Games Makes Americans More Violent?

A Utah Democrat wants to crack down on violent video games as a way to address violent crimes: Rep. Jim Matheson (D-Utah) introduced a bill this week that would ban the sale of violent video games to minors. The Supreme Court struck down a similar California law in 2011, ruling that the restriction violated the

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