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: March 08, 2011, 01:15:47 PM

http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_thecutline/20110308/ts_yblog_thecutline/npr-appalled-by-former-execs-comments


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#1 : March 08, 2011, 04:56:00 PM

Guess Voice of America is next.

Too bad. 

Makes sense if we're in a budget crisis.

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#2 : March 11, 2011, 09:13:19 PM

They and anyone else is entitled to their opinion.  Although I don't agree with it.  I wouldn't want them off the air but how about supporting themselves?


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#3 : March 11, 2011, 09:31:06 PM

Can't happen soon enough

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#4 : March 11, 2011, 10:52:31 PM

I wouldn't want them off the air but how about supporting themselves?

And therein lies the problem.  When lefty radio has to support themselves, they fold.  Capitalism isn't their friend.  They would rather take other people's money than earn it on their own.  See Air America.


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#5 : March 11, 2011, 11:04:09 PM

I wonder where the distinction lies between "lefty radio" and "the liberal media".

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#6 : March 11, 2011, 11:09:21 PM

Since so many are frothing at the mouth to remove subsidies then eliminating tax exempt status for church's would naturally follow suit.

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#7 : March 11, 2011, 11:14:43 PM

I wonder where the distinction lies between "lefty radio" and "the liberal media".

Are you unfamiliar with television ratings?



Since so many are frothing at the mouth to remove subsidies then eliminating tax exempt status for church's would naturally follow suit.

On what planet does that leap of logic occur?


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#8 : March 11, 2011, 11:35:08 PM

I wonder where the distinction lies between "lefty radio" and "the liberal media".

Are you unfamiliar with television ratings?

So National Public Radio is driven by television ratings now?



Since so many are frothing at the mouth to remove subsidies then eliminating tax exempt status for church's would naturally follow suit.

On what planet does that leap of logic occur?

Leap of logic?
So tax exempt status isn't a subsidy?

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#9 : March 11, 2011, 11:46:08 PM

They and anyone else is entitled to their opinion.  Although I don't agree with it.  I wouldn't want them off the air but how about supporting themselves?

The overwhelming majority of money used to fund NPR doesn't come from the Federal government ...

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#10 : March 11, 2011, 11:49:49 PM

Great - then it will never be missed and Congress need not spend the money the don't allocate to NPR and its' affiliated stations

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#11 : March 12, 2011, 12:02:50 AM

Since so many are frothing at the mouth to remove subsidies then eliminating tax exempt status for church's would naturally follow suit.

On what planet does that leap of logic occur?
Earth ...

It's millions and millions of dollars of revenue that could be put to use at all levels of government ....

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#12 : March 12, 2011, 12:09:15 AM

Since so many are frothing at the mouth to remove subsidies then eliminating tax exempt status for church's would naturally follow suit.

On what planet does that leap of logic occur?
Earth ...

It's millions and millions of dollars of revenue that could be put to use at all levels of government ....
That's exactly what it is.

 But those opposed to that won't admit that it really boils down to an issue of ideology.

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#13 : March 12, 2011, 12:16:25 AM

They and anyone else is entitled to their opinion.  Although I don't agree with it.  I wouldn't want them off the air but how about supporting themselves?

The overwhelming majority of money used to fund NPR doesn't come from the Federal government ...



Yes,  true,  but they get a lot of dough from state and local goverments.  Why should they get any money from any goverment level?
There was an article in USA Today on Friday laying that out.  I don't link stuff, but its on their website.


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#14 : March 12, 2011, 12:33:26 AM

Since so many are frothing at the mouth to remove subsidies then eliminating tax exempt status for church's would naturally follow suit.

On what planet does that leap of logic occur?
Earth ...

It's millions and millions of dollars of revenue that could be put to use at all levels of government ....
That's exactly what it is.

 But those opposed to that won't admit that it really boils down to an issue of ideology.
It could be as simple as those being opposed don't think ANY level of Government should be spending tax dollars to support a Radio network.  Frankly, that is my thought. 

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