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To: Kaslin

PBS should be taken off the government teat.

Big Bird and Sesame Street take in enough money that PBS should be paying taxes instead of sucking up taxpayers hard earned money.


2 posted on 10/09/2012 5:26:39 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Obamaspeak: An army of pompous phrases marching across the landscape in search of an idea.)
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To: Iron Munro

Most of the stuff on PBS is either unmarketable crap or an infomercial disguised as educational kids programming. The merchandising revenues alone should pay for the airtime they use to promote their toys, videos, etc.


3 posted on 10/09/2012 5:32:25 PM PDT by festusbanjo (Nov 2012 is a battle between those who love freedom and those who love free stuff.)
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To: Iron Munro
Sesame Street is basically carrying the rest of the network - that's why public broadcasting's proponets focus on Sesame rather than All Things Considered or Boston Pops. Does anybody think Nick Jr or a competitor network wouldn't snatch it up in a second? They could run the whole hour without ads and still make money off the endorsements.

Then there are those ads for Beaches Resorts where you can go and meet Elmo and Cookie Monster. These guys are living large; they moved out of the hood long ago.

11 posted on 10/09/2012 7:01:09 PM PDT by Cu Roi
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