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Privatizing Public Broadcasting

I appeared on WFPL, the NPR affiliate in Louisville, Kentucky, today to argue for ending the federal funding for NPR and PBS. Sort of like Daniel in the lion’s den. But since I survived, and since NPR stations are using all their government dollars to mount a vigorous radio and internet campaign to get more government dollars, I thought I would pull together some of my writings on the topic.

Liberate NPR

TownHall.com has launched a petition to eliminate taxpayer subsidies to NPR.  They call it the “Defund NPR” petition, but that title suggests that everyone, not just Congress, should stop funding NPR.  That may appeal to many of the petition’s signers, but the petition’s text only calls for an end to government funding.  ”Liberate NPR” would be a better title.

GOP: Cut Whaling History Subsidies, Save Nation

House Republican Whip Eric Cantor’s “YouCut” project has released a new video that attempts to visually underscore the impropriety of sticking future taxpayers with a mountain of federal debt.

The video begins with a voice saying “You wouldn’t do this to your child’s piggy bank” followed by visuals of a child’s piggy bank being smashed with a hammer. The voice then says:

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