Originally Posted by Arkie
Not anymore. Every time the government spends money, it has to be so critical that it's worth borrowing the funds from China. I realize there are much bigger drains on the government than PBS. They are just using Big Bird to scare young moms or others not paying attention to political issues. Big Bird will be fine, with or without PBS. I'm more concerned about spending billions more than necessary on defense contracts, and the unsustainable entitlements.
Cut a third from the military budget, close foreign bases, end the debacle in Afghanistan now, restore the progressive tax system to it's pre-Reagan days, start a national, single-payer health care system, and we are back to surpluses in no time.