In a time when 'conservatives' control all aspects of the budgeting process, And most homes have several dozen TV channels, plus internet access to millions more; there still remains an outdated mode of socialized broadcasting at the expense of the taxpayer. With a state govt. going deeper into long-term debt and facing yearly shortfalls approaching a billion dollars, there remains a question of why the legislature still insists on sending millions of dollars toward the notion that the people of Oklahoma won't have TV without state assistance?
OETA somehow has escaped the chopping block by schmoozing lawmakers in the most influential leadership posts. But in the wake of the Tea Party Revolution of 2010, there was a call for ending the OETA's dependency on state funding. Here's one such call by Leslie Osborn.
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David Van Risseghem is the Director of Sooner Politics.org. The resource is committed to informing & mobilizing conservative Oklahomans for civic reform. This endeavor seeks to utilize the efforts of all cooperative facets of the Conservative movement...