A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from May 06, 2011
Federal Communist Commission (Federal Communications Commission or FCC nickname)

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) was created in 1934 to regulate broadcasting (especially radio and television). Some critics maintain that the FCC’s broadcast standards of what is and what isn’t acceptable makes it a bureau that censors speech—the equivalent of what the Soviet Union broadcasted under communist rule.

The FCC nickname “Federal Communist Commission” (or “Federal Communism Commission") has been cited in print since at least 2001. The FCC nickname “Federal Censorship Commission” has been cited in print since at least 1971.


Wikipedia: Federal Communications Commission
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent agency of the United States government, created, Congressional statute (see 47 U.S.C. § 151 and 47 U.S.C. § 154), and with the majority of its commissioners appointed by the current President. The FCC works towards six goals in the areas of broadband, competition, the spectrum, the media, public safety and homeland security, and modernizing the FCC.

The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 as the successor to the Federal Radio Commission and is charged with regulating all non-federal government use of the radio spectrum (including radio and television broadcasting), and all interstate telecommunications (wire, satellite and cable) as well as all international communications that originate or terminate in the United States. It is an important factor in U.S. telecommunication policy. The FCC took over wire communication regulation from the Interstate Commerce Commission. The FCC’s mandated jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. However, the FCC also provides varied degrees of cooperation, oversight, and leadership for similar communications bodies in other countries of North America. The FCC has an estimated 2011 budget of US$335.8 million which is entirely funded by regulatory fees, and has a proposed budget of US$354.2 million for 2012, which will also be fully derived from regulatory fees. It has 1,898 “full-time equivalent” federal employees.

Abbreviations.com
What does FCC stand for?
FCC Federal Communist Commission

Google Groups: alt.radio.broadcasting
Newsgroups: alt.radio.broadcasting
From: daughert
Date: Thu, 10 May 2001 20:52:33 -0500
Local: Thurs, May 10 2001 8:52 pm
Subject: Re: US KICKED OFF UN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

oh P.S. I’ve been in contact with the human rights commission; I finally got a email back. I am planning to continue write them about the abuses the Federal Governement and most important the Fascist Communication Commission, or is it Fuck the american people Communication Commission, or how about The Federal Communist Commission either way it comes FCC.

Airsoft Ohio Forums
Red Cell
05-02-2004, 04:53 PM

The FCC is also know as the Federal Communist Commission.

Google Groups: rec.sport-pro-wrestling
Newsgroups: rec.sport.pro-wrestling
From: “Darth Chaos”
Date: 24 Oct 2005 23:04:49 -0700
Local: Tues, Oct 25 2005 1:04 am
Subject: Re: Howard Stern get Jacked!!!

FUCK GEORGE W. BUSH AND THE RELIGIOUS RIGHT, FUCK MICHAEL POWELL AND THE OTHER PINKO COMMUNIST COCKSUCKING ASSFUCKING DICKHEADS AT THE FEDERAL COMMUNISM COMMISSION, AND YOU CAN ALL SUCH MY GOD DAMN MOTHERFUCKING DICK YOU DIRTY COCKSUCKING JESUS FREAKS!

Reflections on Playboy
December 15, 2005
FCC stands for Federal Communist Commission
Every so often, I reserve the right to devote a post not to Playboy itself, but to one of the topics frequently addressed in Playboy’s articles, such as free speech.

The Federal Communications Commission justifies its crusade against “indecency” through a crypto-Marxist theory of public ownership of the airwaves.

Sense Of Life Objectives (SOLO)
The Federal Communism Commission
Submitted by Chris Cathcart on Sat, 2007-02-24 16:29
The FCC Commissars’ plan laid bare w/r/t the proposed Sirius/XM merger:...

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