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'Million Muppet March' Planned to Save Big Bird

Dot2Dasher Wrote: Oct 13, 2012 12:26 PM
Big Bird gets 8 mil. Now divide 8 by 450 and use that percentage against 360 minutes. That will tell you how long the money BB gets each year would run the Pentagon. With rounding up it's 6.5 minutes. Yeah, you should spend a lot of your time worrying about that.
evie10 Wrote: Oct 13, 2012 2:16 PM
Serge9 Wrote: Oct 13, 2012 2:07 PM
Big Bird should gain the money to stay in a business. Even HBO lives not on taxpayers contributions. So, why would you get your math and fund it by yourself if you like it so much? Personally, I do not watch it and if I do I doubt I'd like it. I rather support our military with my taxpayer dollars.
h20skier2 Wrote: Oct 13, 2012 12:55 PM
You leftist are always ranting that the 1% are not paying their fair share but you insist on giving a 1%, Big Bird, millions of dollars every year. What a hypocrite. This shows you how much trouble our country is in. If we can't cut this subsidy for a one percenter what chance do we ever have of cutting other programs to balance the budget.
Kirk Mac Wrote: Oct 13, 2012 12:52 PM
But defence is a consitutional job the fed gov has to do. BB is not. Do you see the deffrence?

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...