Spending

Santelli's Simple Answer to Deficit: 'Stop Spending, Stop Spending, Stop Spending!'

CNBC CME Group floor reporter argues with senior economics reporter Steve Liesman that government can't tax the nation into prosperity.

Times Promotes NJ Student Walkout As 'Silent Call to Arms'

Reporter Winnie Hu continues to push against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's fight against the teachers' unions: The protest offered "a real-life civics lesson that unfolded on lawns, sidewalks, ...

Taking the Teachers' Unions Side in New Jersey: 'Radical' Cuts to Schools on the Way

New Jerseyans, angry at the stubbornness of the teachers' unions for refusing to accept wage freezes during a recession, voted down NJ school budgets. Reporter Winnie Hu takes the side of the ...

Media Confusion: Why the Protest? Not High Taxes, but Government Expansion

'Tax Enough Already' movement isn't necessarily upset over increasing taxes, but 'other side of the coin,' as in the growth of government, says CNBC's Rick Santelli.

HuffPo's Ryan Grim: RNC Fundraising 'Obnoxious;' Relies on 'Extreme Partisan Rhetoric'

In the 2PM ET hour on MSNBC on Tuesday, left-wing Huffington Post writer Ryan Grim commented on the Republican National Committee spending scandal: "You know, what Republican donors do, generally, ...

CBS's Schieffer Bashes Bunning: Blocking Bill 'Unconscionable,' Just 'Politics,' No 'Substance'

On Wednesday's CBS Early Show, Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer ranted against Republican Senator Jim Bunning's opposition to a spending bill: "it's unconscionable what has happened here....this ...

Sen. Bunning Standing 'Between Jobless Americans and Extended Unemployment Benefits'

Congressional reporter Carl Hulse, always willing to give the GOP a fair shake: Fight over spending "was allowing Democrats and editorial writers around the country to portray them as heartless ...

CBS 'Early Show': GOP Senator Causing 'Congressional Quagmire'

Reporting on Republican Kentucky Senator Jim Bunning blocking spending legislation over deficit concerns at the top of Tuesday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith proclaimed: "Congressional ...

The Media's Top 10 Worst Economic Myths of 2009

From jobs 'saved or created,' to stimulus saving the economy, to 'deficit neutral' health care reform; here are ten biggest stories the media got wrong this year.
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