Arab TV to be banned in the (ahem) "land of the free"

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Arab TV to be banned in the (ahem) "land of the free"

Early December the US House of Representatives voted by an overwhelming majority to pass a bill in order to stop satellite TV channels from 17 Arab nations from being transmitted to American audiences due to their engagement in ‘anti-American incitement to violence’.

In a Congress that cannot seem to agree on many burning issues — whether fixing the broken healthcare system or ways of dealing with the turbulent economic situation — the bill passed with 395 ‘yes’ votes, and only three dissenters.

US ban on Arab TV


last time I looked we were still not carrying Al Jazeera here in Canada, even the toned down Tony Burman version..