WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Ted Stevens said on Tuesday he would push for applying broadcast decency standards to cable television and subscription satellite TV and radio.

“Cable is a much greater violator in the indecency area,” the Alaska Republican told the National Association of Broadcasters, which represents most local television and radio affiliates. “I think we have the same power to deal with cable as over-the-air” broadcasters.

“There has to be some standard of decency,” he said. But he also cautioned that “No one wants censorship.”

No there isn’t. There do not have to be standards. There does not have to be decency. It does not apply. The government claims the public airwaves. Cable and Satellite are not over the public airwaves, hence, no claim on them. It is not an incidental, I turned the channel and there it was …

You go out of your way to purchase the equipment and services. You know what you are getting. Do not try to take away what I want to listen to, just because you’re a pedaphile and any impure expression drives you to extreme frustration. Make the world a better place, kill yourself, let go of the pain, stop the bogus crusading for my soul, and let me make choices for myself. Douche.

~ by kinshay on 2005-03-01.

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  1. Personally, I’m pissed that the PPV porn on Comcast isn’t even hardcore.

  2. I can’t express how angry this shit makes me. Courtney tries to tell me I’m still a Republican, which is complete bullshit. This sort of thing reminds me just how far from the Republican mainstream I am. Nobody wants censorship, er, maybe just a little…

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