Government

Social Security: Government 'Ponzi' Scheme Turns 75 with $41 Billion Shortfall

Social Security with its 'trust fund' of IOUs is in serious fiscal trouble, but you wouldn't guess it from the mainstream news media.

Holy Sacred Cows! USA Today Reporter Takes on GSEs

Paul Wiseman breaks media taboo and highlights GSEs as 'No.1 problem' with housing market.

Freddie Mac Demands More (and More)

AP reports GSE requests another $1.8 billion in aid, bury omission from financial reform bill.

Fin-Reg 'Hope and Change': Santelli Laments SEC FOIA Restrictions

Provision in recently passed Dodd-Frank Act gives regulators ability to limit transparency.

AP Hypes Boehner-Obama Feud, Offers Few Details on Small Business Jobs Act

Brief on president's Rose Garden speech devotes half its time to Boehner criticism, omits bill title, implications.

Kyra Phillips Asks if Something Needs to be Done 'Legally' about 'Anonymous Bloggers'

CNN 'Newsroom' looks into internet's effect on culture, Sherrod story and promotes calls for internet 'gatekeeper.'

CBS Points out Obama Flip Flop on Paying for Benefits

Mark Knoller reminds readers that Obama touted the fiscal responsibility in paying for unemployment extension in November 2009.

Herman Cain Floated as 2012 Presidential Candidate by Politics Daily

BMI national chairman hailed as especially potent force' among conservatives.

NY Times Highlights Return to Financial Regulation

Newspaper spins 'sweeping expansion of financial regulation,' as reassertion of 'supervision' after 'era of hands-off optimism.'

CNN Money Promotes 'Other Kinds of Government Assistance'

Report advertises federal aid, downplays individual spirit in addressing unemployment.
Syndicate content