Sunday, 20 September 2020

35 years ago the Senate held hearings on rock lyrics. It was a First Amendment showdown for the ages.

quote [ In 1985 the Senate held hearings on "rock porn." Just three musicians stood up to the government to say "it's none of your business ]

But this is type explicit, so Parental Advisory
[SFW] [music] [+1 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks]
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zarathustra said @ 9:30pm GMT on 20th September
Point taken but to add some context; it was Gore's wife who had disparaged Snider and thrust herself in to the political debate. Cruz's wife was an innocent victim.

zarathustra said @ 9:51pm GMT on 20th September
Point taken but to add some context; it was Gore's wife who had disparaged Snider and thrust herself in to the political debate. Cruz's wife was an innocent victim. (And, if I recall corectly, it wasn't Gore who complained, it was someone else saying how dare you insult Al's wife rather than someone saying, how dare you insult Tipper.)


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zarathustra said @ 9:30pm GMT on 20th September
Point taken but to add some context; it was Gore's wife who had disparaged Snider and thrust herself in to the political debate. Cruz's wife was an innocent victim. (And, if I recall corectly, it wasn't Gore who complained, it was someone else saying how dare you insult Al's wife rather than someone saying, how dare you insult Tipper.)



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