I am absolutely disgusted with the Republican actions so far. With public broadcasting, you have a news organization that does not cater to political or business interests (unlike Fox News which is a slimy P.O.S.). With recent comments of fundraisers taken out of context but not that far from the truth, I find the Republican action of pulling funding for public broadcasting irresponsible, illogical and ignorant. Especially when the truth does not fall that far from home.
The Tea Party influence on the Republican Party is just simply bad policy. Evidenced by Tea Party demographics of a mainly older (over 55), male, white base. Furthered through racist remarks by Republican candidates (Sharon Angle) stating Sharia law is taking over the United States. I think it is refreshing to have a news source that points out the racist speeches of a Republican U.S. Senate candidate (thank God she lost!). Or a racist organization such as the Tea Party. If the Republicans had their way, the biggest donors would be generating the news. How is that for free speech? How is that for unbiased reporting? That's why their vote today is irresponsible, illogical and ignorant.
I sent a note to U.S. House Speaker John Boehner today stating just that. And that this action from HIS party disgusts me. And it should disgust you too!
House Votes To Cut NPR's Federal Funds : The Two-Way : NPR