Court Strikes Down F.C.C. Fines for Indecency

by | Jun 5, 2007 | Stress Blog

‘If President Bush and Vice President Cheney can blurt out vulgar language, then the government cannot punish broadcast television stations for broadcasting the same words in similarly fleeting contexts. That, in essence, was the decision on Monday, when a federal appeals panel struck down the government policy that allows stations and networks to be fined if they broadcast shows containing obscene language.’ (New York Times, Tuesday)

Simply ummazing, the smarmy bastages aren’t above reproach. Score one for the 1A crowd, well, maybe. I wonder what’s around the corner?

‘Is the Public Served by the Public Interest Standard?’ by Adam D. Thierer

(thanks to FEE)