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Privileged Food Writer Mark Bittman Blames 'Unregulated Capitalism and Greed,' Bush, Reagan Tax Cuts for U.S. Hunger

Wealthy Times food writer Mark Bittman revels in his college-level leftism: "Some (or much) of both of these last two stem from unregulated capitalism and greed.Well this is really to call ...

CBS Notices Obama Administration Playing Politics with Nuclear Waste Disposal, NBC and ABC Silent

Since Japan's earthquake and following nuclear crisis, the CBS Evening News has done two reports on the Obama administration blocking use of the Yucca Mountain storage facility in Nevada to safely ...

Only ABC Investigates Whether Obama Administration Is 'Playing Favorites' with Green Loans

Only ABC's World News on Thursday investigated whether the Obama administration is "playing favorites" with investments related to a prominent fund-raiser for the Democratic President.

Major Nets' Evening Newscasts All Ignore Poll Showing Lowest Obama Approval Numbers to Date

The latest presidential approval poll shows Barack Obama's ratings at his lowest point of his tenure: 42 percent. But the three major broadcast networks took no notice whatsoever on their March 30 ...

NPR Carries Water for President Obama's Energy Policy

On Wednesday's All Things Considered, NPR's Ari Shapiro acted as a stenographer for the Obama administration's energy proposals. Shapiro played four clips from the President's recent speech on the ...

Lawrence O'Donnell: 'Stunningly Ignorant' Cantor Would Fail Citizenship Test

Kicking off the March 30 edition of Last Word, MSNBC anchor Lawrence O'Donnell unleashed a torrent of insults aimed at Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.): "House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is the most ...

MSNBC Contributor on Obama's Low Approval Rating: 'Polls Are for Strippers'

Would liberal journalist Karen Hunter have whitewashed President Bush's low approval ratings during his time in office? On MSNBC Wednesday, the ever-classy Hunter curtly dismissed President ...

More Violence in Syria, Networks Still Refuse to Mention Clinton 'Reformer' Gaffe

As Syrian President Bashar al-Assad defiantly refused to implement democratic reforms and his security forces fired on protesters on Wednesday, the networks continued to ignore Secretary of State ...

Another Day, Another Front-Page Expose of a Tea Party Group From Mike McIntire

In Times land, there are no coincidences and everything is connected, at least when it comes to conservative activism. Reporter Mike McIntire scores another front-page story from a hostile ...

Wealthy Americans Don't Actually Earn Their Money, Merely 'Receive' or 'Claim' It?

Do wealthy person in America "earn" their money, or is just "claimed" or "received" by them? Catherine Rampell reports: "most of the income gains over the last few decades have gone to the very ...