Did You Know...

   

Obama: Makes No Sense to Defund Public Broadcasting

Share
By Doug Powers  •  March 11, 2011 03:54 PM

**Written by Doug Powers

If the same amount of taxpayer dollars were going to Fox News, would it be considered such a meaningless pittance?

President Obama defended public broadcasting from cuts on Friday, emphasizing that defunding networks like NPR and PBS would do little to rein in spending.
[...]
“I think it’s going to be important for us to have a conversation after we get the short-term budget done, about how do we really tackle the problem in a comprehensive way,” Obama said at a press conference on Friday.

“And that means not just going after Head Start or Corporation for Public Broadcasting. That’s not where the money is,” he added.

It could be a moot point. As Doug Ross points out, if James O’Keefe continues at this pace, de-funding NPR won’t be necessary because it won’t have any employees left.

**Written by Doug Powers

Twitter @ThePowersThatBe

blog comments powered by Disqus
~ For the latest breaking news, be sure to join Michelle's Email List:
Posted in: Barack Obama,PBS,Pork

But remember, the border is secure!

October 26, 2014 12:21 PM by Doug Powers

border

No laughing matter

Number of people saying ‘do not panic’ about Ebola might be about to drop now that it’s in NYC

October 23, 2014 09:10 PM by Doug Powers

ebolaczar

“Implementation expert” to the rescue?

Shocker! Somehow a voting machine in Cook County, Illinois knows just what to do

October 22, 2014 09:26 PM by Doug Powers

nakedgun

Nothing to see here


Categories: Barack Obama, Eric Holder, Politics

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook