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Tower of Babel, amen


Sure, at the moment your best bet for getting our troops out of Iraq looks like a fossilized Republican (weird, weird, weird), but that allegedly Dem-controlled Congress might be good for something after all. Check their response to the FCC's plans to let big media roll itself into one big tootsie roll (again, note to owners: not that we'd turn down a hi-def telly station), bearing in mind that this is an as-it-happens view from the advocates for media-lopoly controls:

Historic Senate Vote Rejects FCC’s Rules

Posted May 15th, 2008 by jstearns

In a near-unanimous voice vote tonight, the Senate passed a “resolution of disapproval” that would nullify the Federal Communications Commission’s latest attempt to dismantle longstanding media ownership limits.

Read the full post here.

Now it goes to the House. You know who to call.

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