I tend to avoid political commentary on this blog. However, this bit of news really caught my attention:
To the tune of Pink Floyd's "Another Brick In The Wall", singer Eddie Vedder sang the following:
"George Bush, leave this world alone."
"George Bush find yourself another home."
"has anyone noticed the audio cuts out during the amoco song and when eddie begins to sing about george w during another brick in the wall. maybe its me.....at&t??"
Pearl Jam committed no crime, there was no foul language, libel, etc. Simply a singer in a band expressing his opinion about a political leader. Last time I checked, this type of speech was protected by the First Amendment. Of course, just a little diligence shows that the overt cronyism at the FCC via the appointment of Chairman Kevin J. Martin is probably the root of the issue. Like other areas of government (Health and Human Services, NASA, etc) the Bush/Cheney cabal is hard at work to limit dissent. Just like Putin is doing....