Here’s a Good Budget Compromise: Apply the “Fairness” Doctrine to PBS and NPR
One of the arguments in the current budget battle is over funding for public broadcasting, which fiscal conservative Republicans want to cut and Democrats and RINOs want to keep. Separate from the budget battle but still very active at the present time is the argument over the so-called “fairness” doctrine. This is the view that anyone with a broadcast license can be required to give | Read More »
Ode to Public Broadcasting
When mentioning conservatives, leftists (progressives, liberals, socialists, or whatever phrase du jour these people use to describe themselves) try to claim that we are narrow-minded, inflexible troglodytes, stuck with quaint and antiquated ideas, living in the past, yadda, yadda, yadda. The most vile leftists will take it a step further, but this post isn’t about that. What is fascinating is the irony of these descriptions; | Read More »
Keeping up the pressure – Ending Federal Funding of NPR and The Corporation for Public Broadcasting: A Taxpayer funded voice of the Left.
Nov.18th, 2010 Canceling of funding for NPR defeated by lame duck Congress but may be brought up again. This is from Special Report. http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/special-report/index.html#/v/4425620/vote-to-defund-npr-fails/?playlist_id=86927 Open support of NPR from a Texan Senator. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison is still an open supporter of NPR and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Senator Hutchison did sign on to the Earmark Ban. Thanks and Congratulations! Here is a story | Read More »