taxes

Networks Embrace Buffett's Call for Higher Taxes on 'Mega-Rich,' ABC Salivates Over Spending It

"Billionaires on notice," ABC anchor Diane Sawyer teased Monday's World News in trumpeting, as did CBS and NBC, a New York Times op-ed by liberal billionaire Warren Buffett. Sawyer heralded ...

CBS Looks at 'Cost' and 'Tragedy' of Rick Perry's Refusal to Raise Taxes, Skips Anti-ObamaCare Ruling

Friday night's CBS Evening News examined Rick Perry's record in Texas, citing his claims his policies led to job creation but then pivoting to how "Perry's bedrock pledge to never raise taxes also ...

CNN Hosts Team Up to Peddle Liberal Line on Tax Cuts

CNN's Christine Romans and Ali Velshi tried to argue that no evidence exists linking tax cuts to job creation while interviewing Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) Thursday, on America's deficit problem.

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 ...

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, ...

NBC Hosts Fret Obama Had to 'Give In' to GOP With 'Not Balanced' Debt Deal

In an interview with White House advisor David Plouffe on Monday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer worried about liberals being unhappy with the proposal deal on the debt ceiling: "So did the ...

Brian Williams Demands of Mitch McConnell: 'Why Shouldn't Rich Folks Pay More?'

Running a brief excerpt from his Sunday night Dateline special, "Taking the Hill: Inside Congress," Brian Williams on Thursday evening showcased one and only one question he posed to Senate ...

Anderson Cooper Cherry Picks Poll Info to Disgrace Republicans

In a critical "Keeping Them Honest" segment Wednesday night, CNN's Anderson Cooper selectively reported findings from his network's own poll to bolster his argument that Republicans are ...

NYT's David Leonhardt: All True 'Fiscal Conservatives' Support Tax Increases

David Leonhardt pens his last column before becoming NYT's Washington bureau chief, and encapsulates his liberal conventional wisdom: "The only way out of this problem involves some combination of ...

CBS Promotes Taxing 'Fattening, Non-Nutritious' Food

CBS's Michelle Miller leaned towards supporters of taxing junk food on Tuesday's Early Show, playing three sound bites from them and none from opponents. Miller only made one vague reference to ...
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