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Report: Donald Trump Plans to Eliminate National Endowment for the Arts, Privatize Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Donald Trump's transition team is eyeing staggering cuts to the federal agencies that support the arts, humanities, and public broadcasting, the Hill reports. Under the team's plan, the non-profit Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which supports public television, public radio, and PBS, would be privatized. The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), which offer grants for artistic and educational productions, exhibitions, research, and more, would be eliminated entirely. As The Hill points out, the proposed plan hews closely to a blueprint prepared by conservative think tank the Heritage Foundation, which has had an outsize influence on the staffing and direction of the new administration. Two transition team members reportedly discussing the cuts to arts funding, Russ Vought and John Gray, previously worked for the Heritage Foundation, and for vice president-elect Mike Pence. The U.S. has always trailed countries like Canada and

Everyone, everyone on this page should be blowing up phones and trying to shut this shit down. Not cutting military spending, no bail outs for corporations and major tax cuts. We’re saving money by shutting down the arts. And privatizing PBS.

This is absolute bullshit.

My portable setup in East Lansing, 2013.

From left to right:  Zoom ST-224 Sampler, Korg Electribe ES-1 MK2 Sampler, Korg Electribe EM-1 Drum Machine/ROMpler.  

In the rack is a Novation Drumstation (TR-808/TR-909 drum synth), Behringer Virtualizer and Ibanez SDR 1000+ effects units.

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Such an important press conference for this movie. I swear I’ve never seen someone who’s as passionate about a character as Ryan Reynolds is for Deadpool. Hugh Jackman is equally passionate about Wolverine and Tilda Swinton, about Angel Gabriel (Constantine). 

Please watch the full conference because you’ll get a glimpse of how hard it is to MAKE a movie about a character like Deadpool <3 Here you’ll see the difference between an actor who simply plays a part and an actor who actually loves the character he’s involved with.