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  •  NPR has a budget of l BILLION Dollars..... (2+ / 0-)
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    blue in NC, Karl Rover

    Their only funding from the federal government is indirect through the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.  That indirect funding equals approximately 2% of their budget. This means that all funding for your local NPR station would also be affected.

    NPR, like any employer, has a right to fire staff.    Williams repeatedly violated NPR Guidelines barring it's analysts from making personal statements like "Michelle Obama is Stokley Carmichael in a designer dress".  William had been warned.  He kept it up.  I think Williams wanted out & knew about the 2 MILLION full time job at FOX.  

    He was previously reprimanded at the Washington Post in l99l for making "sexually themed comments" to female colleagues in the workplace.  Seven women went on the records w/ their complaints.  An investigation happened, & he apologized.  

    Now this.....  

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