The Revolution has started in full view, and will become obvious on May 1st, the traditional celebration of the Russian Communists held by the international labor unions.
Julius Genachowski is the head of the FCC. He is a close friend of Barack Obama, having worked with him editing the Harvard Law Review.
The top 4 TV stations in the top 50 markets have been told they must put extensive information online on the web of who is buying political advertisements on their station.
The NAB essentially created the FCC in 1934 as the quasi governmental “Commission” empowered to protect the commercial radio interests from competition, especially non-commercial left wing political groups.
The NAB is not upset that it is becoming the middleman in publishing information about who is exercising their right to free speech, allowing OWS and union thugs to target them for retaliation. The NAB’s objection is the FCC is requiring the TV stations to publish the rates they charge for the ads.
You may wonder how the FCC was empowered to make rules regarding the content of TV web sites and creating rules about political advertising. The answer is it was a provision in the 2002 Campaign Reform Act, aka McCain-Feingold.