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Desperate Dems Hide Behind Big Bird

cfox498 Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 8:13 AM
Why does everybody think everything is free? My kids are in the front room THIS VERY SECOND singing "PBS kids" with the t.v.! We LOVE Curious George...not so much big bird, btp... but everything is not free. We, the People are going to have to step up and get out of our own debt, and pay for things we want. If we want to be entertained, a few bucks a month each for every person watching cable (just a guesstimate) should be fine to get our Big Bird on!Its worth it for our country to be strong again. In ten, fifteen years our kids aren't gonna care about Big Bird anymore, they will want a job. Studies show by the time a kid is in second grade you cant even tell which ones have been watching Sesame Street,or going to Head Start (BY THE WAY).
NullifyNow Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 9:09 AM
And I understand that past 1st grade one cannot discern " lasting value" of kiddies who went through the head start program!

http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2010/01/head-start-earns-an-f-no-lasting-impact-for-children-by-first-grade


In other words Big Bird and Head Start are leftist failures. Both of them expensive baby sitting programs.
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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