If this doesn't act as a perfect little snapshot of just how ass-backward the right's priorities are at the moment, I'm not sure anything will.
Behold, what constitutes an "emergency" for the House Republicans.
The Los Angeles Times: House GOP Emergency Session Today To Vote on Defunding of NPR/3.15.11
It's just staggering what these assholes are doing across America these days to advance their lunatic agenda. But hey, taking money away from NPR -- that's important stuff that creates jobs, right?