When money becomes the number one factor in…

When money becomes the number one factor in deciding what is and isn’t televised, it is not surprising to see sex and violence dominating the offerings. Alfred Schneider, one-time Vice-President of ABC told a group of Florida college students that violence was profitable and that ABC had no intention of changing their practice. In fact regarding violence there seems to be a contest to see who can more graphically portray the blood and guts of brutality and the more degraded the nature of the crime the better. Moreover, regarding sex, it is simply “no bars held”. The envelope has been pushed until the contents are openly displayed. Lucille Ball, the former queen of decent and clean comedy, said, “They don’t care how dirty it gets, as long as it makes money.” What they call the profit factor, the Lord calls greed. What they call a business decision is actually a moral decision. This is Just-a-Minute with Ed Boggess

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