Your Tax Dollars at Work

July 12th, 2006 by Alex

So, yup, congressional hearings were held the other day on the bill to — that’s right — ban MySpace from federally funded schools and libraries. In order to, you know, keep the children safe. (”Won’t someone PLEASE think of the children?!”)

Money quote from the linked article:

‘This is the hottest issue of the day,’ Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott told reporters after testifying before a House subcommittee examining possible new federal restrictions to protect young Internet users from pedophiles.

Uh, okay.

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