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    I'm furious about my squandered nation.

    Monday, October 22, 2007

    Right Wing Butt Boy Pushing New Media Rules Against the Public Interests

    The head of the Federal Communications Commission has circulated an ambitious plan to relax the decades-old media ownership rules, including repealing a rule that forbids a company to own both a newspaper and a television or radio station in the same city.

    Kevin J. Martin, chairman of the commission, wants to repeal the rule in the next two months — a plan that, if successful, would be a big victory for some executives of media conglomerates.

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