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Doug Lamborn wants to trash PBS and NPR: Kenny Be's Worst-Case Scenario

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Rep. Doug Lamborn, the grouch in the trash can to the right in the picture above, represents Colorado Congressional District 5. His bill to defund the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and National Public Radio is getting a lot of attention and support over at Fox News, and is leading to a lot of trash talk... Rep. Lamborn introduced H.R. 5538 on June 17, 2010, but he's just now starting to get a lot of face time with his friends on Fox News. Look below to see him gloat on Sesame Street. Before the November 2, 2010 election, Doug's H.R. 5538 bill didn't even make it out of a Democratic-controlled House committee. Now, with a Republican majority, Lamborn is as happy as junker on trash day. If the bill passes, funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting will cease in 2013 and Doug Lamborn can make a guest appearance on Sesame Street to teach the final lesson.

Fox showman Bill O'Reilly announced on October 22, 2010, that Jim DeMint would introduce similar legislation in the U.S. Senate. The South Carolina Republican easily won a second term in the November 2, 2010 election. All Things Considered, these cuts will seem easy compared to the next $19 trillion worth.

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