Budget

MSNBC's Brewer: 'GOP's Big, Fat Budget Ax Could Mean Real Pain For Many Americans'

During the 12PM ET hour on MSNBC on Tuesday, anchor Contessa Brewer condemned Republican plans to reign in government spending: "Republicans poised to take over the U.S. House tomorrow and they ...

Network Reporters and Sunday Hosts Rue Increased Deficit from Tax Compromise, As If Not Hiking Taxes is a 'Cost'

Nearly 80 percent of the $858 billion "cost" of the tax bill signed by President Obama is from the $675 billion over the next ten years the government would have received if income tax rates were ...

The Top 10 Economic Myths of 2010

Journalists' tall tales included praising GM for 'keeping faith' with taxpayers, comparing soda to cocaine, and attacking the Chamber of Commerce over baseless 'foreign money' claims.

'Lost Revenue' for Government in Tax Rate Deal Distresses NBC's Williams and Todd

Monday night Brian Williams fretted the deal contradicts how "the fight has been over anything in government that isn't paid for," yet, as Chuck Todd despaired in filling in Williams' regret, ...

NBC's Williams Hits Bowles and Simpson from the Left, Deficit Cutting an 'Assault' on Middle Class and Poor

NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams on Wednesday evening hit presidential deficit commission co-chairs Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles from the left, the New York Times left. Without ever ...

Couric Illustrates the Sad Story Victimization Which Fuels the Government Spending She, for Once, Frets

Very unusually, CBS's Katie Couric promised a look Thursday night at "how runaway government spending has exploded the national debt," but Couric illustrated how she and the media are an ...

Amanpour Presses Paul and Pence to Agree Taxes Must Be Raised, Trumpets Stockman's Crusade

Christine Amanpour spent much of Sunday's This Week arguing with her guests about how taxes must be raised - a theme also echoed on Face the Nation and Meet the Press - as she brought aboard the ...

Zakaria: Sales Tax, More Govt. Spending Needed to 'Restore American Dream'

On Thursday's Newsroom, CNN's Fareed Zakaria endorsed a predictably liberal solution to get the American economy moving again: enact more taxes and implement new government programs. Zakaria ...

Obama the Tax Cutter: A Network Fairy Tale

Despite Obama's tax hikes and campaign against 'tax cuts' for the wealthy, broadcast evening news shows portray president as taxcutters' champion.

AP Laments 'Productive' Congress 'Gets No Respect From Voters'

To Associated Press writer Jim Abrams, this session of Congress has been "most productive in nearly half a century," but voters are failing to give due credit to the Democratic majorities. Abrams ...
Syndicate content