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Chris Matthews Mocks Fox News as a 'Roach Motel,' Admits He's Gone Easy on Colleague Donald Trump

Hardball's Chris Matthews on Thursday slammed Fox News as a "roach motel" for possible presidential candidates, knocking the chances of that network's analysts, Newt Gingrich and Sarah Palin. Yet, ...

Networks Ignore Story of Canadian Baby Saved from Government-Run Health Care

The network newscasts and morning shows have thus far ignored the story of Joseph Maraachli, a Canadian baby who was set to have his life support removed. Only Fox News has covered the dramatic ...

MSNBC Praises Obama's 'Soaring' Speech, Calling on 'Wealthiest Americans to Pay Their Way'

On his 3PM ET hour show on MSNBC on Wednesday, host Martin Bashir enthusiastically reacted to President Obama's budget speech: "'We will invest in the future of America,' that's what President ...

Tax Me Please, Says Columnist Kristof, While Calling for Defense Cuts as Libya Hawk

Kristof: "President Obama in his speech on Wednesday confronted a topic that is harder to address seriously in public than sex or flatulence: America needs higher taxes....We need to have a frank ...

CA Gov. Calls for Tax Hikes, State's Democratic Ballot Process Suddenly a Good Thing

Poor California Gov. Brown: "Gov. Jerry Brown, seeking authorization to ask California voters to extend expiring taxes to avoid more draconian budget cuts....Brown seems more frustrated and ...

Obama Will 'Spare,' 'Reduce the Growth' of Medicare, But GOP Threatens to 'Shrink' It With 'Big Cuts'

While GOP attempts at reform of Medicare are eviscerated as 'big Medicare cuts' or a 'shrinking,' the Times greets Obama's proposals with soothing words like 'overhaul' or claims that Obama is ...

Another Liberal Lob from Times TV Critic Mike Hale, This Time on Gun Control

Mike Hale says HBO documentary "Gun Fight" is "an implicit warning about the dangers of unregulated gun ownership and the power and increasingly apocalyptic tone of Second Amendment ...

Mark Halperin: Press Would Be 'Up In Arms' If GOP President Framed Opposition's Budget as Un-American

Time's Mark Halperin bluntly called out the mainstream media for their double standard on Thursday's "Morning Joe." If, as Obama did Wednesday, a Republican president framed his opposition's ...

NBC's Engel 'Worried' About 'Ferociously Anti-Israel' Arab Street, 'This Thing Ends in Jerusalem'

On Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel informed viewers that he is "worried" that a major war between some of the Arab countries and Israel could be in the not ...

NYT's Chief Economics Writer Solution to Budget Woes No Surprise: Tax Hike

The NYT's David Leonhardt forwarded his usual budget solution on Wednesday's front page: "...finding a way to raise taxes may well be the central political problem facing the United States....If ...