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Report: Trump’s Proposed Budget Nixes
Federal Funding for NPR, PBS

Breitbart Big Government, by Katherine Rodriguez

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/13/2018 8:31:21 AM

President Donald Trump’s 2019 budget includes a proposal that would eliminate federal funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), according to a report.The Hill reported that Trump’s budget would cut funding for CPB — which funds public television and radio stations such as PBS and NPR — over two years.“To conduct an orderly transition away from Federal funding, the Budget requests $15.5 million in 2019 and $15 million in 2020, which would include funding for personnel costs of $16.2 million, rental costs of $8.9 million; and other costs totaling $5.4 million,” according to the proposal.“CPB grants represent a small

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Cat Ballou, 2/13/2018 8:58:11 AM     (No. 11542153)

From what I´ve read and heard this would probably be a good thing. They both seem to have an agenda and shouldn´t be getting money from the American taxpayers.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Jobe, 2/13/2018 9:01:31 AM     (No. 11542156)

Thank God, at last!! Someone will FINALLY de-fund NPR and PBS. These two liberal monstrosities should have been gone decades ago. In fact, they should NEVER have been born.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Wilko, 2/13/2018 9:04:34 AM     (No. 11542159)

Let them run sponsored commercials like the other channels. The membership fundraising seems to go on endlessly.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: GOP_GUYS, 2/13/2018 9:06:05 AM     (No. 11542163)

Throw Planned Parenthood in the mix. It will be like a dream coming true!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 2/13/2018 9:57:51 AM     (No. 11542222)

Sink or swim, progs.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 2/13/2018 10:20:24 AM     (No. 11542253)

I just reviewed Article 1, Section 8 and Article 2, Section 2 of the Constitution. Still can´t find anything in there about establishing or maintaining a broadcast service.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Pearson365, 2/13/2018 10:54:20 AM     (No. 11542294)

Why not sell NPR and PBS to private investors? Or would such sales require the prior approval of the Democrat Party, which controls most if not all of the content of both?

The Federal government has a ton of non essential assets, from vacant military bases and hundreds of thousand of acres of western land to NPR, PBS and half in jest, the FBI. Selling these marginal assets might offset the growing amount of federal debt we are being tasked with paying for

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 2/13/2018 11:43:25 AM     (No. 11542342)

Sell PBS and NPR to CNN and let the Brit Coms pay for CNN. Keeping Up Appearances will never be ripped off by American media (as have been so many other Brit coms) because the Buckets spend too much time in church and pubs.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: dvc, 2/13/2018 1:29:20 PM     (No. 11542444)

PLEASE finally cut off these leftist propaganda sources!

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