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There is a point where censorship may be necessary (such as with rap and hip hop music which has no purpose for its wearing), but for the most part it ruins songs and shows when the actual language that would be used in such a situation cannot be and is either replaced or censored.
Censorship is NOT the answer. You don't want your kids hearing or seeing something, then YOU must take control, not the government. Censorship is never a good thing.

(and what is wrong with rap or hiphop that is not wrong with country, rock or bluegrass?)
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post #32 of 59
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those 49% are complete idiots....YES! let's do away with that pesky freedom of speech.
lol yeah I couldn't have said it better.
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Censorship is NOT the answer. You don't want your kids hearing or seeing something, then YOU must take control, not the government. Censorship is never a good thing.

(and what is wrong with rap or hiphop that is not wrong with country, rock or bluegrass?)
I see nothing wrong with rap or hiphop that does NOT promote violence. I haven't heard too many Country songs talking about capping someone that didn't them respect....and bluegrass?....seriously?
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post #34 of 59
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Censorship is NOT the answer. You don't want your kids hearing or seeing something, then YOU must take control, not the government. Censorship is never a good thing.

(and what is wrong with rap or hiphop that is not wrong with country, rock or bluegrass?)
You make it seem like I want to censor everything when I never made any implication of the sort.
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post #35 of 59
It's impossible to do that. TV is far easier because there are only a couple thousand channels, and the same thing for radio... There are billions of web sites out there, and there is no way to control them all.
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Nice job America, your giving them the lubricant. :facepalm:
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post #38 of 59
I personally find the whole series of questions misleading. After asking questions 1 and 2 to people and following up with 3 I'm surprised just 49% said less.

Let's do our own survey of 1500 guys and I bet we can get about 90% no's with the following two questions.

1. Have you ever, or do you plan on ever looking at porn on the internet?

2. Do you think the FCC should regulate the internet?
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This is Bullcrap. Whoever voted yes for regulating the internet shouldn't even call themselves an American. Fascist pigs.

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I personally find the whole series of questions misleading. After asking questions 1 and 2 to people and following up with 3 I'm surprised just 49% said less.

Let's do our own survey of 1500 guys and I bet we can get about 90% no's with the following two questions.

1. Have you ever, or do you plan on ever looking at porn on the internet?

2. Do you think the FCC should regulate the internet?

yeah people are easily mislead. I saw a Penn and Teller episode talking about polling and how its Bull*****

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There is a point where censorship may be necessary (such as with rap and hip hop music which has no purpose for its wearing), but for the most part it ruins songs and shows when the actual language that would be used in such a situation cannot be and is either replaced or censored.
Sorry, but censorship by the government is always bad. plus its unconstitutional
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There is a point where censorship may be necessary (such as with rap and hip hop music which has no purpose for its wearing), but for the most part it ruins songs and shows when the actual language that would be used in such a situation cannot be and is either replaced or censored.
This is quite possibly the dumbest statement ever made.

You realize that you stating that censorship is necessary for hip hop.....but it's not for any other music?! So who decides? You? That's why Censorship is fought so hard, because people don't like to be censored based on the likes or dislikes of whoever happens to be in power.

So i'd imagine that you like rock....ok lets censor rap. But what happens when McCain comes into office and he's a diehard Ice Cube fan and he hates rock, do we censor rock now?!

But what if Obama wins and he likes folk music with no words and all other music is heavily censored.....what then? Is that ok too?!

This is why you can't censor based on preference. You either do it acrosst the board or not at all
Edited by FuNkDrSpOt - 6/23/08 at 11:40am
    
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