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Mon Oct 8, 2012, 09:58 PM

BREAKING: Poll - 7% think PBS spending makes up HALF of all Federal Spending.

Polling data says 7% of the American public actually believes that
the Corporation for Public Broadcasting makes up OVER 50% of all
federal government spending.


An amazing 22% believe that
Public Broadcasting accounts for ten percent or more of all
federal government spending.

See question number 39.

http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2011/images/03/31/rel4m.pdf


(The actual number is 0.012% of 2011's federal spending, by the way)

(What a sad commentary of the state of our Union).

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Reply BREAKING: Poll - 7% think PBS spending makes up HALF of all Federal Spending. (Original post)
James48 Oct 2012 OP
MADem Oct 2012 #1
OnyxCollie Oct 2012 #2
UrbScotty Oct 2012 #3
diane in sf Oct 2012 #4
Curmudgeoness Oct 2012 #5
Tien1985 Oct 2012 #6

Response to James48 (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 10:09 PM

1. You can't fix stupid--I'll bet they're all Republicans, too... nt

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Response to James48 (Original post)

Mon Oct 8, 2012, 11:57 PM

2. It's a five point Likert scale,

but it goes from "increased a little" to "stay the same" to "decreased a little" to "decreased a lot" to "eliminated completely."

It's skewed toward a decrease.

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Response to James48 (Original post)

Tue Oct 9, 2012, 12:45 AM

3. Sometimes I wonder if a country like ours really deserves

to have a President as smart as Obama.

Then I remember: Better that he have access to the codes than someone else.

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Response to James48 (Original post)

Tue Oct 9, 2012, 03:38 AM

4. These are the morons Mitt was sending dog whistles to by threatening Big Bird

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Tue Oct 9, 2012, 07:49 PM

5. I wouldn't be surprised if 7% of people polled

would say that they were abducted by aliens too.

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Response to James48 (Original post)

Tue Oct 9, 2012, 10:01 PM

6. *facepalm*

I just... there are no words.

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