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Desperate Dems Hide Behind Big Bird

Bob DD Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 2:09 PM
Taxpayer's funding of PBS is only a small amount of their total revenue. So eliminating Taxpayer's funding won't even be noticed. 42cents of every dollar Obama spends is borrowed from the Chinese and our grandkids must pay that back.Alos, only 50.4% of people pay Federal Income Taxes, while the rest ride for free. I'm tired of paying for the freeloaders and big PBS salaries.
rickmcq Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 2:17 PM
Agreed, Bob. Every little bit counts, or - as Everett Dirksen is credited with saying, "A million here, a million there, and pretty soon you're talking real money."
Mitt Romney sure ruffled a lot of feathers over his proposal to eliminate taxpayer funding for government-sponsored TV. As soon as the GOP presidential candidate singled out PBS for cuts during the presidential debate in Denver, the hysterical squawking commenced.

Left-leaning celebrities immediately erupted on Twitter. "WOW!!! No PBS!! WTF how about cutting congress's stuff leave big bird alone," Whoopi Goldberg fumed. "Mitt is smirky, sweaty, indignant and smug with an unsettling hint of hysteria. And he wants to kill BIG BIRD," actress Olivia Wilde despaired. "Who picks on Big Bird!!! #bulliesthatswho," actress Taraji Henson chimed in.

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