The New NannyState

Apparently, some members of Congress were so impressed by John Edward’s “fictional campaign pledge(John Edwards Vows To End All Bad Things By 2011)”:http://www.theonion.com/content/news/john_edwards_vows_to_end_all_bad, that they are going ahead and planning to enact the measures now. The House of Representatives is going to focus on file-sharing. bq.Members of Congress Monday lashed …

DOPA in the House

Remember when I wrote back in May about “DOPA(Deleting Online Predators Act)”:http://www.libraryplanet.com/2006/05/13/dopa? Guess what? bq.Web sites like Amazon.com and MySpace.com may soon be inaccessible for many people using public terminals at American schools and libraries, thanks to the U.S. House of Representatives. By a 410-15 vote on Thursday, politicians approved …

Stones of Silence

Apparently, the No-Fun-League decided to “obscure(Super Bowl Satisfies ABC, Quiets Stones)”:http://www.eonline.com/News/Items/0,1,18307,00.html some of the lyrics of the Rolling Stones performance during the Superbowl Halftime show. Personally, I thought the show was much duller than Paul McCartney’s show next year. But I have to wonder: With “Bart Starr(Starr’s return links first …