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Under Deal, Debt to Rise $12 Trillion and 95% of Network Stories Leave That Out

ABC, CBS and NBC reports complain about the severity of spending cuts, instead of explaining that government debt will continue to grow.

New York Times Columnists Ridicule Tea Party: 'Zombies' Wearing 'Suicide Vests'

So much for civility. New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd on Wednesday continued to ramp up the newspaper's vitriolic attacks against Tea Party conservatives, bizarrely describing them as ...

CBS Skips How Own Poll Finds Many More Think Spending Cuts Too Small Over Too Big

Running through the findings of a new CBS News/New York Times poll, on Thursday night Chip Reid highlighted how, after weeks of media hostility the Tea Party has lost popularity, as he located ...

Happy Birthday: Obama Gives Himself 3,200 Reasons to Celebrate

President talks 39 times more about himself than he does the debt.

Democratic Senate Refuses to Approve FAA Funding, NBC Still Blames House GOP

On Tuesday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams fretted: "There's still enough congressional gridlock to go around....One thing that did not get resolved today, a stalemate over the Federal ...

Brian Williams vs. The Tea Party

You can tell the liberals are really sweating the politics of the debt-limit talks when NBC puts on a special Dateline NBC devoted to politics. It's just too bad anchor Brian Williams forgot he ...

CBS's Pelley Chafes: 'Only Budget Cuts and No Relief for Those Suffering in This Economy'

Framing a shortcoming in the debt deal as a liberal would and does, CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley on Tuesday night regretted the how "the last time the President and the Congress ...

Sawyer and Williams Cue Up Pelosi to Expound on Her 'Fear' Debt Deal Will 'Hurt Real People'

Two network anchors cued up House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to despair the debt ceiling deal, presumably because of some future slight reductions in the projected rate of spending increases, ...

Networks Submerge Disastrous GDP Numbers Into Debt Ceiling Impact; ABC Spikes Revised 1st Q Flatline

The broadcast network evening newscasts on Friday night noted the very anemic second quarter GDP growth rate at 1.3 percent, but instead of stressing how it showed the weak economic state well ...
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