Taxes

Why Does the Times Adore 'Legendary Investor' Warren Buffett?

The answer is simple: He's the kind of businessmen that liberals like - who don't think they are paying enough money in taxes.

Shear Laments Jon Huntsman's 'Missed Opportunity' To Call for Increasing Taxes

Michael Shear faulted moderate Republican candidate Jon Huntsman for not sufficiently "standing apart from the pack" of conservative presidential candidates by calling for higher taxes - or in ...

Reporter Dubiously Claims Buffett Tax Hikes Would Raise Revenues, Falsely Claims Taxes at Historic Low

Wishful thinking by reporter David Kocieniewski: "But with the prospect of severe spending cuts and another round of bitter deficit negotiations in Washington, proposals like [Warren] Buffett's ...

Food Columnist Bittman Finds Enthusiastic Reception for Taxing Junk Food on MSNBC's 'Dylan Ratigan'

New York Times food writer and junk food sin-tax advocate Mark Bittman took to the August 2 edition of MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan show as part of his promotional tour for Bad Food? Tax It. He found a ...

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

David Leonhardt pens his last economics column before becoming Washington bureau chief, and encapsulates his liberal conventional wisdom: "We know that the federal government has promised more ...

Tax-Loving, Obama-Defending Writer David Leonhardt Rises to Washington Bureau Chief

Leonhardt, the Times' chief economics writer, has insisted on "the upside of paying more taxes' and has twice claimed the big-spending Obama was in fact a "fiscal conservative." Three months ago ...

The Times' Main Economics Writer Pushes a Familiar Budget Solution: Tax Hikes

You'll never guess what the paper's chief economics writer David Leonhardt thinks would be a good solution to the debt ceiling/budget crisis. Or maybe you will: "In the end, the most likely tax ...

Meet Barack Obama, Newly Minted Budget Hero

Suddenly, Barack Obama is a budgetary hero and Republicans are the timid ones. The opening to Mark Landler's front-page story: "President Obama tried on Sunday to revive the chances for a sweeping ...

Media Leave Out Economists from Stories on Debt Crisis 'Calamity'

In two weeks of news reports, only two economists were included by broadcast networks.

CNN Money Blames Budget Deficit on Tax Cuts

'Tax Cuts Push Deficit to New Milestone' story ignores massive spending of the Obama administration.
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