Spending

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CNN Freaks Out Over 'Draconian' Sequester Cuts, Like the 'Asteroid'

Even though the upcoming sequester cuts amount to only $85 billion, compared to $16 trillion of U.S. debt, CNN on Tuesday morning hyped the deleterious effects of the cuts to the economy by ...
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New York Times' Eduardo Porter: Raise Taxes on Everyone

Eduardo Porter, business columnist for the New York Times, previously covered economics as a reporter but now uses his perch to display his mistrust of free markets in favor of government, ...
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Debt Ceiling

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CBS Plays Softball with Senator Klobuchar on Fiscal Cliff; Fails to Mention Runaway Spending

Norah O'Donnell and Charlie Rose tossed softball questions at Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar on Wednesday's CBS This Morning on the looming fiscal cliff, just two days after they hounded ...
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Cramer Says Recession by Christmas if Fiscal Cliff Not Resolved

'Mad Money' host tells 'Meet the Press' that without a deal, businesses will lay off workers.
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Upside Down Economics

Despite much better economy, networks blamed President Bush more than President Obama for financial troubles.  
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On CBS, Chuck Schumer Scolds the Media for Putting an 'Undeserved Halo' on Paul Ryan

On Tuesday's CBS This Morning, New York Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer preposterously alleged that the mainstream media have a conservative bias in favor of Republican vice presidential ...
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Networks Falsely Paint Ryan as Spending Cutter Who Could ‘Destroy’ Medicare

Previewing the choice of Paul Ryan as the GOP vice presidential candidate, the ABC, CBS and NBC morning shows all used Democratic framing to describe the House GOP budget plan that Ryan ...
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Paul Krugman, Charming and Modest: 'I Have Been Right About Everything.'

New York Times columnist Paul Krugman's blog post Monday could pass for a parody of the columnist's terminal pomposity: "We’re coming up on the second anniversary of my piece "Myths of ...
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The Horror: NYT's Timothy Egan Forced to Watch Fox News

Former reporter Timothy Egan takes one for the liberal team: "Trapped with a Fox News big screen in my stable of fellow trotters at the gym a few weeks ago, I took in the worldview that may ...
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