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Response to FrodosPet (Original post)

Thu Mar 22, 2012, 07:20 AM

6. It's about community standards and public ownership

The First Amendment doesn't protect school-sponsored prayer in a PUBLIC school.

The First Amendment doesn't protect porn on PUBLIC airwaves.

The AM and FM frequencies licensed by hate talk radio are not PRIVATE airwaves. They belong to the people of the United States. As part of licensing agreements, station owners must broadcast IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST.

Explain to me how 1510 AM Nashville - which has broadcast calls to kill progressives and shoot members of Congress - or 99.7 Talk from Nashville - which aired a show last night on which the host was frothing at the mouth about liberals being upset about a 17-year-old kid named Trayvon Martin being shot in cold blood with no punishment for his murderer - please explain to me how these programs are in any community's best interest?

These Nashville Hate Radio stations do not reflect the values, interests, concerns or reality of the Nashville community. Only the views of white, straight, hate-filled Caucasian male goons are reflected on the PUBLIC airways in Nashville. But people of different gender/color/faith/political party also live in Nashville. Where is THEIR access to broadcast?

The chilling effect on free speech is being felt by anyone not a white, straight, hate-filled caucasian male. It is a violation of the agreement to serve the community to shut everyone else out of public broadcast.

Anyone who doesn't get that now is lost. Or is an apologist.

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