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  •  Don't get me wrong (0+ / 0-)

    I'd vote for him over McCrazy but I'd rather the money go to other states and he can spend his own money on CT.

    I followed the SiriusXM merger and read all the talking points given by ClearChannel the NAB and other opponents.

    To one who is all too familiar with their talking points, Blumenthal sounds like the NAB lobbyists word for word.

    http://www.ct.gov/...

    Vote out the DO-NOTHING Republicans 2010

    by GoogleBonhoeffer on Fri Oct 01, 2010 at 01:30:15 PM PDT

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    •  What's your big interest in satellite? (0+ / 0-)

      Stocks or what?

      •  How bout free speech? (0+ / 0-)

        How bout first Amendment?

        How bout having a choice between something other than hate radio on one AM/FM channel and static noise on all the rest?

        How about this?

        The main argument that may prevent the current commissioners from allowing the merger is that it would create what critics say would be a monopoly. The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), an industry group that lobbies on behalf of terrestrial radio broadcasters, has been by far the most vehement opponent.

        "The national satellite radio market currently is a two-company duopoly trying to become a government-sanctioned monopoly," NAB president and chief executive officer David Rehr said at a House hearing in March. "The fact is, this monopoly would reduce innovation for services and equipment for consumers since there will be no competition in their defined market."

        Read more: http://www.consumeraffairs.com/...

        Vote out the DO-NOTHING Republicans 2010

        by GoogleBonhoeffer on Fri Oct 01, 2010 at 01:42:13 PM PDT

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