Thursday, June 30, 2005

Robbing Peter to Pay Big Bird

The Washington Post's David Broder explains where Washington got the money to keep public broadcasting fully funded. A massive letter and e-mail campaign convinced Congress to restore a planned $100 million cut.

But that money had to come from somewhere. So Congress took it away from health care, education, and job-training services. (WashPost via Tacoma News Tribune)

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