Archive for the ‘fairness doctrine’ Category

Doctrine Air

14Nov08

Thoughts on the Fairness Doctrine from Adam Reilly in the Boston Phoenix. For most of the second half of the 20th century, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) asserted that the right to broadcast — on scarce, publicly owned frequencies — came with civic responsibility. Broadcasters, the FCC held, should devote some of their programming to […]


Nothing to Fear

12Nov08

Conservatives are scared to death by the potential that Barack’s radical past will travel with him to the White House. I can’t help thinking that that’s exactly what Republicans need. The American Civil Liberties Union launched a new campaign today calling on President-elect Barack Obama to close the Guantanamo Bay prison and end the military […]


Watch how malicious Democrats can be. Here is Chuck Schumer suggesting that regulating political speech on the airwaves is the same as regulating pornography. He gets the John Edwards Smarmiest Democrat of the Day Award for that one.