[Marxism] Fw: How to File a Complaint with the FCC over Robertson's Call for Assassination

George Snedeker snedeker at concentric.net
Wed Aug 24 17:23:59 MDT 2005


> According to today's telephone conversation (888) 225-5322 with the FCC,
> this threat needs to be reported in writing to the Federal Communications
> Commission (FCC) with the following details of when, where and offense and
> sent into the FCC's Broadcast Complaint Office via Fax, Email and/or U.S.
> Mail.
>
> FCC Broadcast Complaint Office
> 445 12th Street S.W.
> Washington, DC 20554
> Fax: (866) 418-0232
> Email: fccinfo at fcc.gov
> ________
>
> Pat Robertson calls for Assassination of Foreign Leader
>
> When: Monday, August 22, 2005 at 6:30 PM and 11:00 PM EST
>
> Where: Christian Broadcast Network "The 700 Club" broadcast nationally
>
> Offense: Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson suggested on American 
> national
> television that American agents assassinate Venezuelan President Hugo
> Chavez, a Head of State of a Foreign Country. The quote taken from the
> national broadcast of "The 700 Club" on the Christian Broadcasting Network
> on Monday night, August 22, 2005. Robertson is quoted as saying "We have 
> the
> ability to take him out, and I think the time has come that we exercise 
> that
> ability" and he went on to say "We don't need another $200 billion war to
> get rid of one, you know, strong-arm dictator" and he then continued with
> "It's a whole lot easier to have some of the covert operatives do the job
> and then get it over with."
>
>
>
> Sample text:
>
> Dear FCC,
>
> I am writing today to register a formal complaint over the abuse of 
> American
> airways by Pat Robertson.  On his television program, "The 700 Club" on 
> the
> Christian Broadcasting Network, Monday, August 22, 2005 at 6:30 PM and 
> 11:00
> PM EST, Mr. Robertson called for the illegal assassination of the
> democratically elected head of state of the Bolivarian Republic of
> Venezuela, Mr. Hugo Chavez.  He said, "We have the ability to take him 
> out,
> and I think the time has come that we exercise that ability."  I believe
> that advocating violent crimes on television is a violation of the
> broadcaster's license and should not be tolerated.  Please review this
> matter and take all appropriate disciplinary action.
>
>
> 






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