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Old 06-15-2005, 06:57 PM   #1
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Public Broadcasting Under Attack.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...060902283.html



To sign a petition in support of public broadcasting.....

http://www.moveon.org/publicbroadcasting/
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Old 06-15-2005, 07:35 PM   #2
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i made donations to my local stations
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Old 06-15-2005, 09:06 PM   #3
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It's absolutely ridiculous. They bitch and moan about how indecent TV is these days, and the one network in the entire nation that doesn't have an indecent bone in its body is the target of the House. Maybe we can cut off "faith-based initiatives" and give it to PBS instead, if we're broke. Or, better yet, stop fucking blowing up third-world countries and spends hundreds and hundreds of billions of dollars doing it.

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Old 06-15-2005, 09:30 PM   #4
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sorry, I was REALLY pushing the pun limit there

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It's absolutely ridiculous. They bitch and moan about how indecent TV is these days, and the one network in the entire nation that doesn't have an indecent bone in its body is the target of the House.

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Great point.

Indeed. Looks like we have a Desperate House(wives) on our hands.

Remember...this is what people have voted for.
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A House subcommittee voted yesterday to sharply reduce the federal government's financial support for public broadcasting, including eliminating taxpayer funds that help underwrite such popular children's educational programs as "Sesame Street," "Reading Rainbow," "Arthur" and "Postcards From Buster."
do not fuck with reading rainbow or big bird.

i've signed.
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This makes me sick. I signed.
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This is not on point, but ask Michael Nesmith of The Monkees what he thinks of PBS...

I like several shows on PBS, but when I heard about the Nesmith/PBS fued, I couldn't help it; I had to write PBS an email "innocently" suggesting that they should air episodes of The Monkees...aren't I mean?
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I always knew Sesame Street was an insidious cover-up for the politically correct, multicultural, gay-loving, God-hating freaks over at PBS!









I'm going to sign right now. I listen to All Things Considered every day on my way home from work.
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I got this yesterday and I signed it. These people in our government really suck.
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this sounds like a great issue for the Democrats.

if they had balls (or if they were Republicans), they'd say, "the Republicans are trying to kill Big Bird."
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this sounds like a great issue for the Democrats.

if they had balls (or if they were Republicans), they'd say, "the Republicans are trying to kill Big Bird."
PBS destroyed Pacific Arts; I have no sympathy for them.

http://ultimateavmag.com/news/10360/
http://www.current.org/pbs/pbs913v.html
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PBS destroyed Pacific Arts; I have no sympathy for them.

http://ultimateavmag.com/news/10360/
http://www.current.org/pbs/pbs913v.html


you seem to enjoy their documentaries about gays who gentrify neighborhoods.

the good PBS provides the American public, the source of the ONLY television news that isn't filled with corporate bias.
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Irvine, I said previously that I enjoy several PBS programs. My lack of sympathy for them doesn't stem from whether I enjoy their programming or not. Through under-handed tricks and fraud, they destroyed a man's company.

In reference to "Flag Wars": It was a well-done, intense and moving documentary, but no I did not "enjoy" it. There's nothing "enjoyable" about watching one group of people uproot and wreck another group's lives. It angered me; that's what it did.
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t. There's nothing "enjoyable" about watching one group of people uproot and wreck another group's lives. It angered me; that's what it did.
and i thought that was the American way of living.
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and i thought that was the American way of living.
Damn! You weren't supposed to have figured that out!

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