The point should not be cost. The point is that we are funding a program that has biases against our belief system. I do not care if it's divine revelation compared to Glenn Beck. People are reporting, and they bound to be biased. Many in this thread are Liberal, so the bias will stick out less to them, but as an NPR listener, I can tell you that a slant does sometimes show itself.
If we cannot cut projects the Constitution does not allow, how is the budget supposed to be balanced, considering that a taxation rate of 100% wouldn't come close to closing the deficit?