Tuesday, February 17, 2004

From the WTF? Department

Let's decide what deaf people are allowed to 'hear':

Censor 'Scooby-Doo'? Words fail

The Bush administration has decided that people with bad hearing have bad judgment, too, and need special guidance from the federal government.
So the U.S. Department of Education is declaring about 200 television programs inappropriate for closed-captioning and denying federal grant requests to make them accessible to the hearing-impaired.

'Cause y'know? It's not like deaf Americans are real people or anything.

Or vote.

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