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To: raccoonradio
But it makes me wonder, is a hoax such as Camping's preaching and promising an actionable offense before the FCC?

Ummm, only if you have an inherent tendency to believe that government just doesn't do enough to regulate everything. If you have a deep-rooted desire for government to get involved in every aspect of daily life to protect you from the dangers of a little too much of that nasty old freedom, then by all means this should invite an action by the FCC.

8 posted on 05/23/2011 7:20:37 AM PDT by VRWCmember (_!_)
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To: VRWCmember

Indeed, as the saying goes be careful what you wish for. Want more govt regulation, you may very well get it. This is why personal responsibility matters— in case someone goes out and kills a bunch of people then says “(Radio talk host) told me to do it!” (i.e., the person mis-interpreted what the host said). So if people harm themselves after the Rapture that didn’t happen, is it their fault or Camping’s?

The “shouting fire in a crowded moviehouse” argument can pop up but do we want the govt to step in, in such cases? We’ll see if Camping/FR’s stations get denied a license renewal due to this.


11 posted on 05/23/2011 7:27:20 AM PDT by raccoonradio (..)
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