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State-Run Broadcasting Pushes for Higher Taxes

Boehner has given the media an opening to tear the GOP in two. On the one side there are the reasonable moderates who recognize the need to increase revenue; on the other are the troglodytes ...
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Five Reasons The Networks Have No Business Covering Business (Or the Economy)

In 2012 alone, from approaching a fiscal cliff to Occupy movement, media proved unable to fairly cover many issues.

Obama's Tax-Hiking 'Mandate,' Plus Stubborn House GOP 'Out of Step With Most Americans' on Issue

A front-page story declares Obama has a "mandate" to raise taxes, while John Harwood ponders why stubborn House Republicans can't be more responsible and agree to raise taxes on the so-called ...
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Ted Turner, Prodded by CNN, Calls for Nuclear Disarmament, Says 'War Is Just About Over With'

CNN founder Ted Turner is well-known for his outlandish liberal views, and CNN's Suzanne Malveaux teed him up on Thursday to rant against nuclear weapons, call for higher taxes on the wealthy, ...
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CBS to DeMint: Why Can't the GOP Just Cave to Obama's Tax Hike Demand?

Charlie Rose and Gayle King pressed outgoing Senator Jim DeMint on Thursday's CBS This Morning over congressional Republicans resistance to tax hikes. When DeMint stated that President Obama will ...
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CBS Can't Make Up Its Mind - Tea Party Still 'Powerful' or 'Weakened'?

On Monday's CBS This Morning, Norah O'Donnell seemed unsure about the extent of Tea Party's political influence. During an interview of former House Majority Leader Dick Armey, O'Donnell first ...
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The Media vs. Anti-Tax Hike Conservatives

Unelected reporters sneer at anti-tax hike conservative Grover Norquist -- "He is neither elected nor has he ever run for office, so why is Washington so scared of him?" -- and the pledge against ...
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Wolf Blitzer Calls Democratic Tax Hike Pursuit 'Beginning' of a Deficit Solution

CNN's Wolf Blitzer said Thursday that the Democratic fiscal cliff plan of raising tax rates on the top two percent of income earners is the "beginning" of a solution. "But it's a beginning. A ...

New York Times Spins Obama's Tax Hikes: 'Many...Families Have No Reason to Fret'

Well, that's a relief. "President Obama’s insistence that marginal tax rates rise for families making more than $250,000 has convinced millions of affluent Americans that they are likely to be ...
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NYT's Steinhauer Treats House Conservatives as Childish, Shows Strange New Respect for John Boehner

Times reporter Jennifer Steinhauer used her full allotment of "conservative" labels describing the shock retirement of Sen. Jim DeMint, while another Steinhauer story condescendingly portrayed the ...
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