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If the federal gridlock over the “fiscal cliff” has you doubting the ability of the government to get anything important done, comfort yourself with the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation (yes, that’s “CALM”) Act. Passed into law in December 2010 but now mandatory as of Thursday, the CALM Act directs the Federal Communications Commission to require television advertisements to be no louder than the programs during which they appear.

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