Friday, March 18, 2011

Why Republicans Hate NPR: It's Popular!!!

Newsalert: Convicted Felon Robert Creamer Explains

Oh yeah, if it's so popular, why are taxpayers subsidizing this washed out old hippie?

Of course, over at their sister entity, as I understand it, Sesame St.'s CEO rakes in over $900,000 a year. Sen Jim DeMint in the Daily Mail:
The 59-year-old wrote on his blog yesterday: 'When taxpayer funding for public broadcasting ends, rest assured, Cookie Monster will still be fed.

'Shows like Sesame Street are multi-million-dollar enterprises capable of thriving in the private market.

'According to the 990 tax form all non-profits are required to file, Sesame Workshop President and CEO Gary Knell received $956,513 - nearly a million dollars - in compensation in 2008.

'And, from 2003 to 2006, Sesame Street made more than $211 million from toy and consumer product sales.'

Free Big Bird.

He's a big boy. NPR, CPB can pay their own way. We can't afford this stuff--why should today's bigoted elitists be indulged at the expense of little tots who will be saddled with horrendous debt?

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