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September 20, 2009


Gawker - A shaken nation will be holding its head just a bit higher, knowing that the FCC has said it wants to "further investigate" the 2004 Janet Jackson Super Bowl boob-flash incident that still scars America to this day. Broadcasting & Cable brings the joyous news: Our long national nightmare may be drawing to a close. If only we can re-open this investigation.

"The evidence in this case strongly suggests that CBS had access to video delay technology at the time of the 2004 Super Bowl," the commission said Tuesday in a brief to the Third Circuit Appeals Court in the Janet Jackson Super Bowl Reveal case. The FCC asked the court to remand the decision back to the FCC so it could investigate further its assertion that the violation was "willful."

If a TV network can fudge answers to a governmental body about the availability of time delay technology in a Super Bowl halftime show and get away with it after just a five year investigation, are we really a nation at all?


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Tongues have been malfunctioning longer than wardrobes.

September 20, 2009 11:04 PM  
Anonymous Mairead said...

*Minds* have been malfunctioning longer.

September 21, 2009 8:44 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Can we still impeach Clinton?

September 21, 2009 1:29 PM  

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