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  •  Reagan started to consolidation of media (1+ / 0-)
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    Einsteinia

    It has been a done deal since before Obama was even in the Senate.  He'll need a second term to even have any hope of cleaning up the FCC.  It will also take a progressive Congress to put some common sense back into the law.

    Copps is a good guy but just like Obama, they can't do it alone.

    Time to go work to make sure you've got good Congressional candidates running if you want Change.

    •  Yes, true, it started long ago (0+ / 0-)

      BUT Bush's Michael Powell (head of the FCC under his administration and son of Colin) too it MUCH further.

      Recently there was the ability for the FCC to assert ownership of OUR public airwaves, as well as to assert some fairness over the corporate controlled internet, but despite campaign promises, he lamely gave complete control back to the megacorporations.

      Separation of Church and State AND Corporation

      by Einsteinia on Fri Nov 11, 2011 at 05:50:27 PM PST

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