December 5, 2012
My Greatest Facebook Argument of all Time
A lefty friend of this blog posts a video of Mister Rodgers testifying before the US Senate in 1969, defending the Corporation for Public Broadcasting from threatened Nixon cuts (our 37th's finest hour).
I thought of pointing out that in 1969, there was no cable TV. I thought of pointing out that quality CPB/PBS programming could prosper without subsidies or that many are already quite successful. But, I decided that I was clever:
I'm gonna answer with a little song..."Oh Mister Handsome Combover Senator Man, read Article I, Section 8 as soon as you can. It will tell you in a paragraph or two, what the boys and the girls in Congress may do. Before you get to milk and cookie time, read Amendment Ten -- it comes right after nine! After storytime, Senator you'll see, that government run media is not commensurate with a polity free."Shameless Self Promotion Posted by John Kranz at December 5, 2012 11:13 AM