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Old 03-18-2011, 05:01 PM
 
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Yep, that's right. A whole $0 of taxpayer money.

Way to go House, wasn't that time well-spent.

"It should also be noted that despite the eye-rolling Republican rhetoric this morning about the need to cut spending, while the bill imposes certain prohibitions on the use of federal funds, it does not actually do anything with the money. Which is why the CBO scores the bill at a net budget savings of... zero dollars."

Daily Kos: House to debate 'emergency' bill... to defund NPR
More nonsense from the nuthouse........Now listen up....the fact of the matter is the federal government has no business funding npr in the first place.so if it save 10 dollars a year it doesn't matter.
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Old 03-18-2011, 05:01 PM
 
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Whatever.... This thread is about NPR not the BBC..........
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Old 03-18-2011, 05:06 PM
 
Location: West Coast of Europe
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More nonsense from the nuthouse........Now listen up....the fact of the matter is the federal government has no business funding npr in the first place.so if it save 10 dollars a year it doesn't matter.
Wasn't it founded by the government? In this case it is only natural that it receives money from the government. The tax-financed percentage of its budget has already been greatly reduced over the decades...
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Old 03-18-2011, 05:07 PM
 
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Whatever.... This thread is about NPR not the BBC..........
Sure, I only mentioned it to show what a ridiculous discussion it is compared to other networks...
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