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'Million Muppet March' Planned to Save Big Bird

DanderUp Wrote: Oct 13, 2012 12:30 PM
It's a sad day when US citizens aren't smart enough to realize that SOME non-essential government spending must be reduced. We're already primed for Greek type riots when REAL cuts come.
Dot2Dasher Wrote: Oct 13, 2012 12:49 PM
Yes, find us that 1.5 trillion in non-essential spending and list it please? PBS is 450 million so that gets you a hair under 1/3,000 of the total needed. Continue.
Kirk72 Wrote: Oct 13, 2012 12:58 PM
Dept of ed- States issue.
Dept of comerce- corp welfare.
HUD- states issue, or buy your own home.
EPA- back to states.
welfare- back to states.
Dept of Ag- cut to crop ins only.
I could go on, but you get the idea.
June56 Wrote: Oct 13, 2012 1:06 PM
Agree with you wholeheartedly - isn't enough space to list all of it. Dept of Education for sure. Duncan is commie chief #2. Race to the top is the biggest rip off to the American people. Our kids are left further behind while the administrators are lining their pockets big time.
Kirk72 Wrote: Oct 13, 2012 1:26 PM
The STATES can make there own prioritys. The above post is also has some math in it. The point is, the fed gov needs to go back to its constutional dutys only. The savings would balance the budget, and start paying down our debit.

What Team Obama took away from the presidential debate was that Romney hates Big Bird because he wants to strip the subsidy PBS receives -- and he’s an awful, awful man for it. Obama used it on the stump and Obama for America even made an ad featuring the big yellow bird. But as Breitbart points out, “Big Bird is richer than Mitt Romney, but is still on the government dole.” Sesame Street makes enough money to carry PBS and is more than “capable of thriving in the private market,” according to Sen. Jim DeMint. So in other words, the...