revenue http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/104/all en Missing the Point Yet Again http://mrc.org/commentary/missing-point-yet-again <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-kennedy">Dan Kennedy</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On the FOX financial show, "Cashin' In," on July 11, a discussion broke out over a new scheme to subsidize employers' hiring of ex-convicts. The plan would give employers $2,400 in tax credits and some new, free, government insurance against theft by the ex-cons.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/commentary/missing-point-yet-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business family government revenue Wed, 13 Jul 2011 22:21:00 +0000 admin 29974 at http://mrc.org CNNMoney Misrepresents Rep. Mike Pence's Opposition to Tax Cut Deal http://mrc.org/articles/cnnmoney-misrepresents-rep-mike-pences-opposition-tax-cut-deal <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/iris-somberg">Iris Somberg</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>If you only read CNNMoney.com's attack on the <a href="http://money.cnn.com/2010/12/16/news/economy/tax_cuts_economic_impact/index.htm">tax cut deal</a> you might think that Congressman Mike Pence, R-Ind., opposed extending the Bush-era tax cuts because of the cost. But that's not the case.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/cnnmoney-misrepresents-rep-mike-pences-opposition-tax-cut-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy Government Media Taxes american benefits bill billion bush cbo chris chrisisidore cnnmoney compromise congress costliest cuts deal deficits economic extension failed investment liberal lower make Mikepence money occur opposing pence people permanent quoted rates revenue tax taxcuts temporary uncertainty wrote Tue, 21 Dec 2010 03:06:00 +0000 admin 39 at http://mrc.org Rush Limbaugh Will 'Lead the Way' Out of Highest Tax State http://mrc.org/articles/rush-limbaugh-will-lead-way-out-highest-tax-state <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/lauren-oreilly">Lauren O&#039;Reilly</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Donald Trump and Rush Limbaugh are sending the same message to <st1:state w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">New York</st1:place></st1:state>’s Governor David Paterson: Hike taxes for high-income earners and your major taxpayers will leave the state.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/rush-limbaugh-will-lead-way-out-highest-tax-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Taxes CavutoonBusiness DavidPaterson DonaldTrump Fox millionairetax NeilCavuto NewYork revenue RushLimbaugh taxrevolt therich Mon, 13 Apr 2009 17:32:06 +0000 admin 26853 at http://mrc.org Crude Coverage http://mrc.org/media-myths/crude-coverage <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/nathan-burchfiel">Nathan Burchfiel</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The media are awash with historical flashbacks. Is this the worst economy since the Great Depression? Or is it a repeat of ’70s-era financial woes? For the most part, the comparisons have been less than accurate. But there’s one the media have missed: an old villain from the ’70s causing Americans grief over oil and gas.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/media-myths/crude-coverage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Myths MRC Business 2007 2008 abc america american Americans anti barrel billion cartel chavez companies company countries demand economy gas high hofmeister Journalists leaders made make mentioned money morning nations NBC networks news oil OPEC people percent petroleum president price prices production profit profits reported revenue show stories supply Terrorism Today united world wrote year Wed, 19 Mar 2008 21:38:00 +0000 admin 30121 at http://mrc.org Lauer Fears 'Rich' Might Get Some Tax Relief http://mrc.org/articles/lauer-fears-rich-might-get-some-tax-relief <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/nathan-burchfiel">Nathan Burchfiel</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     As President Bush and Congress hammer out a stimulus package to boost the slowing economy, “Today” show host Matt Lauer is working hard to ensure that the biggest contributors to the nation’s tax base won’t benefit.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/lauer-fears-rich-might-get-some-tax-relief" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Economy Bernanke Bonus bush congress economic Employment Income jobs Lauer money package plan rebate relief revenue rich Stimulus tax wealthy Fri, 18 Jan 2008 16:22:12 +0000 admin 26431 at http://mrc.org If Government Is So Good, Let It Fix Journalism http://mrc.org/commentary/if-government-so-good-let-it-fix-journalism <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     No matter how much conservatives might resist, some issues seem to call for federal intervention. </p> <br /> <p >     Imagine something so important that threats to a particular industry are endangering our children’s future. One scary multibillion-dollar cabal of companies has huge influence in Washington, and its ads tell you what products to use every day. The firms involved typically report double-digit profits, a favorite complaint of anti-business types.</p> <br /> <p >     I’m talking about health care, right?</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/commentary/if-government-so-good-let-it-fix-journalism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business Children circulation clinton declining failing government healthcare hillary insurance journalism MediaBias newspaper revenue SCHIP Wed, 03 Oct 2007 17:24:45 +0000 admin 29632 at http://mrc.org Econ 101: Betting on the Media or the Market? http://mrc.org/commentary/econ-101-betting-media-or-market <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/gary-wolfram-phd-0">Gary Wolfram, Ph.D.</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     The stock market is reflecting the strength of the American economy. The Dow broke 13,000 on April 25 for good reason. </p> <br /> <p >     Corporate earnings are strong, the economy is growing, tax revenues are up and the federal budget deficit is shrinking. Yet the media continue to try to find bad news or to pretend that somehow market participants are misguided. </p> <br /> <p >     Should we bet on the market or the media? </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/commentary/econ-101-betting-media-or-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business Dow economy Employment federal GasPrices GDP growth housing invest Loan media money revenue slump stockmarket Subprime tax unemployment Wed, 02 May 2007 17:25:30 +0000 admin 29655 at http://mrc.org