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26 de Enero, 2008

In Which Nezua Talks Shit About the FCC

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imgIT'S "BATTLES" LIKE THIS, juxtaposed with all the corporate and government crime to which we turn a blind eye, that really make me wonder about morality and sanity in this nation of ours:

The Federal Communications Commission yesterday proposed a $1.43 million indecency fine against ABC television stations for a 2003 episode of "NYPD Blue," the second-largest proposed indecency fine against a television broadcaster ever. [...]

The episode in question, aired Feb. 25, 2003, contained a scene featuring a woman and a young boy. In the scene, the woman disrobes in a bathroom. She is shown in full dorsal nudity, and the side of one breast is shown. [...]

For the FCC, the episode of "NYPD Blue" was an indecency twofer.

"We find that the programming at issue is within the scope of our indecency definition because it depicts sexual organs and excretory organs -- specifically an adult woman's buttocks," the FCC wrote in its ruling.

ABC Faces Indecency Fine For 2003 'NYPD Blue' Episode

A woman's breast? And her bare ass? Yes, definitely a stain on the conscience of our culture. Definitely harmful for a child to see that! I mean, nevermind wars of aggression and greed and the rape of the constitution and secret prisons and water torture. Our children can see this and know we approve and won't fight it because IMPEACHMENT IS OFF THE TABLE or something, but show me your tits and I'ma sue you blind. Because THAT is just wrong!!!!!1!!1!!

PS, I hate to get all gritty on ya here. But let's be real. Saying that an "adult woman's buttocks" are offensive because they are "excretory organs" is like saying a mouth is obscene because it is the cunnilingus organ. Give me a break. An ass is something you sit on. It's something you shake when you dance. It's something to protect the bones from hitting the street when you fall. The anus is the excretory organ, you IDIOTS. Didn't you take basic science in high school? Or are you still stuck in poopy psychological development stage, where all and any things vaguely related to POOP freak you out or make you giggle forever?

I hate what has happened to our collective morality since we left..well, my childhood days in the 1970s. I hate this uptight shame and self-loathing the culture pushes on us through TV and media and law. Hate your body, hate its sounds and its smells and everything human about yourself, powder it and polish it and surgicalize it and hide it away and carry a deep internalized apology for it.

Fuck off! As far as I'm concerned, this puritan shame is an excretory organ of mass dispersal. And if you think enforcing a law like this in such a case is doing ANYthing to clean up the world, you are simply full of shit.

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Comentarios (7)

Rafael dijo:


I am afraid that it has always been there. It is merely reemerging under the guise of the "Culture Wars".

peasant dijo:


While the article tried to explain the 5 year delay.......I have other suspicions. Let's see now. 5 commissioners x 5 years(365 days)= 9025 little blue pills and a NYPD screen saver/wallpaper. Their decision was based on the results of 5 years of an exhaustive 5 man circle jerk.

No One of Consequence dijo:


I was shook by that "excretory organ" thing, too. I mean, I have to use my legs to go to the bathroom; are those "excretory organs"?

This is what happens when you dumb down science. The Republican operatives in the FCC aren't even clever enough to obtain facts to support their corrupt little culture war.

And let's not forget that just last year, Hillary railed against violence in video games. . . games inspired by the real-life acts of serial murder and rape in Iraq that she cast her real-life votes for that has resulted in real-life women and men getting killed by ptsd vets, all of which shows up on the evening news every damn day. But you don't see the news getting fined.

Hm. Maybe it's just a matter of time.

That's the Puritan rule, though. Real sins must be ignored because the sinners don't have the strength of character to deal with them. It is fake "sin" that becomes an issue.

whatsername dijo:


Amen, sir. Amen.

James dijo:


The Puritans continue to haunt us from the grave.

peasant dijo:


I am surprised that the Puritans even continue to reproduce James. They apparently have a major problem identifying reproductive organs. During their early settlement times, they apparently had no problem with farm animals though.

luisa dijo:


Breasts! What kind of tomfoolery is the world coming to???!!

I had a friend that was arrested for showing her breasts at a protest. It's completely sexist and violates the constitution to arrest a woman for taking her shirt off and not a man. The court in Oakland, CA finally recognized that and dropped the charges. This is the shit people get arrested for! showing a lil' feminine fat, a darker shade of skin, you name it. all in the rational of it keeps us safer and our children pure. Breasts! A butt crack at the mall! The horror!

No wonder they never found Osama (he kept his clothes on).

"cunnilingus organ" Hahahaha! My new official name for the mouth!