Loc: Whittier, California
Originally Posted By: chunkstyle
No one's bothered by the amount of 'charitable' contributions that are taken in by PBS? Koch's? Gates? Just asking because their has been some whiff of scandal from that direction.
Understood. PBS has been beggared thanks to Republicans and their death by a thousand cuts campaign against public funding. Maybe we Americans can work to restore the network to full public funding again thus negating the need for them to go begging to oligarchs.
It only works if we have the stomach for it and the political will to make it happen.
The only people pushing the Athenian Straw Man Nonexistent Threat of Slippery Slope Windyfoggery (ASMNSSW) RE DEMOCRACY are people who have a misunderstanding/problem or hatred of democracy. (See AUTHORITARIANS)