The Balance Sheet

Media Fail to See Obama's Fingerprints on Lack of Press Freedom in Gulf Reporters from several media outlets claim Coast Guard, FAA and BP have kept them away from oil spill, but few point fingers at White House despite the administrations claims that the government is in charge. President May Want to Fix Your State, Too Obama should apply his indignation over state laws equally. UN Wants to Grab That Burger Right Out of Your Hands World body, media have beef with Americans because meat is mean to Mother Nature. continue reading
Goodbye to 'Law & Order:' 20 Years of Attacking Businesses, Conservative Ideals Dick Wolfs cop to courtroom drama made TV history, but in its time it has continued to supply a liberal anti-business agenda. Year after year, the show made villains out of CEOs, pharmaceutical executives, landlords and many other businesspeople. Who's Side is He On? Liberals say the darndest things. Gulf War III: It's Not Obama's Katrina, Just Obama's Incompetence Media were quick to jump on Bush's response to crisis, wait a month to question Obama. continue reading
Media Favor Regulation, Barely Notice Failures of Regulators From the government's 'cozy' relationship with BP, to the SEC's failure to catch Madoff, to the structure of mining regulation; networks attack businesses, but not regulators for mistakes. The President Says: You've Got Enough Money What if everyone decided he was right? In Scientific Research, it's Full Disclosure for Thee, but not for Me Activist groups and compliant media look askance industry-funded scientific research, but never question left-leaning foundations. Washington Is at Center of Bubble Economy Politicians, media out of touch from economic realities of most Americans. continue reading
The Untold Story of Astroturf: Corporate-Sponsored Environmentalism According to the news media, grassroots activism and protests are patriotic unless they are conservative. The media have characterized conservative Tea Party protests as phony grassroots by calling them Astroturf, tying them to corporate lobbying efforts. But at the same time theyve ignored corporate sponsored environmentalism. Muddledness at the Top Our current crises demand clarity. This administration offers none. Green Movement Hits Yellow Light on Climate Bad data, bad public relations, new investigation bedevil quest for cap-and-tax bill. continue reading
Networks Fail to Expose GMs Misleading Commercial General Motors new commercial claiming the auto giant repaid its government loan in full and five years early is so deceptive one congressman said it was dangerously close to committing fraud. Even The New York Times has criticized the new GM advertisement, but ABC, CBS and NBC have ignored the controversy. Sieg Bile: Media, Left Embrace Calling Right 'Nazis' Conservatives don't dare sprechen the term, but liberals view it as a Deutsch treat. Econ 101: The Problem with Greece U.S. should control spending, learn from Greek debt crisis before it's too late. continue reading
Earth Day Special Report: Networks Hide the Decline in Credibility of Climate Change Science For years the global warming alarmists mantra has been the science is settled. But a recent series of shocking disclosures about climate science has shaken the credibility of that claim. The Business & Media Institute found that the networks reported ClimateGate and other alarmist scandals in less than 10 percent of global warming coverage. Read the Executive Summary Read the Full Report Obama's Amused. We Are Not. The president dismisses your concerns and laughs at your protests as he piles on the taxes. An Incurious Media... continue reading
Networks Fail to Report VAT Tax Since Volcker Call for Tax Increases As taxpayers rush to beat the IRS deadline, a new tax is rumored to be coming down the road. White House adviser Paul Volcker said on April 6 that value-added taxes are 'not as toxic an idea' as they had been. The networks remained silent, but some online news media praised the consumption tax as 'efficient' and the 'only option.' If Obama Succeeds, Ignorance Will Have Made it Possible Class warfare and wealth redistribution rely on slothful ignorance. Media Declare South Has Risen Again Journalists, left paint tea... continue reading
CNN Still Hungry for Food Rules, Eats Up Oliver's Call for Billions for School Lunch 'Revolution' Cable network continues its pro-regulation, pro-government obesity reporting with extreme examples including a 250-pound 12-year-old, lack of critics and calls for more funds to fix school lunches. Hilarity Ensues Real costs of health care reform ignored by media. The 5 Craziest Attacks on Tea Parties From Homophobic Slurs to Nazis, left and media love to hate. Selective Outrage, Bogus Claims of Violence Used Against Tea Parties Media, liberals try to shut down opposition with outlandish attacks. continue reading
Obama Signs Business-Hurting, Tax Pledge-Breaking Health Care Bill into Law In month leading to bill's passage, network evening shows failed to expose job-threatening tax increases or remind viewers of president's 'firm' promise to taxpayers. Most Executives Would Be Fired for Confessing Criminality ... But not politicians ... Immigration Sellout Moves Higher on Obama Agenda Watch the media support another initiative most Americans oppose -- amnesty for illegals. continue reading
CNN Still Hungry for Food Rules, Eats Up Oliver's Call for Billions for School Lunch 'Revolution' Cable network continues its pro-regulation, pro-government obesity reporting with extreme examples including a 250-pound 12-year-old, lack of critics and calls for more funds to fix school lunches. Hilarity Ensues Real costs of health care reform ignored by media. The 5 Craziest Attacks on Tea Parties From Homophobic Slurs to Nazis, left and media love to hate. Selective Outrage, Bogus Claims of Violence Used Against Tea Parties Media, liberals try to shut down opposition with outlandish attacks. continue reading