RickSantelli http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/6642/all en 'Lousy:' June Jobs Rise Only 18,000, Unemployment Rate Up to 9.2% http://www.mrc.org/articles/lousy-june-jobs-rise-only-18000-unemployment-rate-92 <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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>A senior political adviser to the Obama administration said on July 6 that in 2012, people won't be voting based on the unemployment rate, according to <a href="http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/170309-plouffe-says-jobs-rate-not-key-in-2012">The Hill</a> newspaper.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/lousy-june-jobs-rise-only-18000-unemployment-rate-92" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Economy Government Labor Media 2012 added adviser based BLS DavidPlouffe economist estimate including job jobs june lousy MarkZandi numbers obama payrollemployment people percent question quoted rate report RickSantelli uenmploymentrate unemployment vote Fri, 08 Jul 2011 17:56:00 +0000 admin 27514 at http://www.mrc.org Santelli Slams CNBC Panelists for Spinning Jobs Report http://www.mrc.org/articles/santelli-slams-cnbc-panelists-spinning-jobs-report <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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Jobs are heading up and down at the same time. The <a href="http://bls.gov/news.release/empsit.nr0.htm">Bureau of Labor Statistics</a> announced the morning of Feb. 4 that only 36,000 jobs were added in the month of January, but the unemployment rate dropped from 9.4 percent to 9.0 percent.</p> <br /> <p>The mainstream news media will likely latch on to the dropping unemployment rate, despite job gains that were less than one-fourth of the consensus estimate of 148,000 jobs added. One of the CNBC panelists noted that the increase was "way below consensus."</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/santelli-slams-cnbc-panelists-spinning-jobs-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business Economy Labor Media added bureauoflaborstatistics CNBC consensus data economic jobs Liesman market month moving noted panelists percent rate report rick RickSantelli Santelli spaghetti unemployment Weather Fri, 04 Feb 2011 20:16:00 +0000 admin 27539 at http://www.mrc.org CNBC Finally Embraces Santelli's Tea Party Rant http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnbc-finally-embraces-santellis-tea-party-rant <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>One day before what many say will be an historic election; CNBC appears to finally be embracing one of the most famous moments in the network’s history: A <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/jeff-poor/2009/02/19/cnbcs-santelli-explains-his-anti-obamanomics-call-revolt">Feb. 19, 2009 “rant heard around the world”</a> by CME Group floor reporter Rick Santelli, which is credited by many for igniting the Tea Party movement.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnbc-finally-embraces-santellis-tea-party-rant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Economy Government Media Taxes Advertising big CNBC coverage day election embracing famous finally history JimCramer joe JoeKernen kernen moment moments morning network networks played prominently rantheardroundtheworld rick RickSantelli Santelli spot TeaParty tune world Mon, 01 Nov 2010 22:57:00 +0000 admin 27047 at http://www.mrc.org Santelli Urges Focus, Debate over Policy, Instead of Tea Party http://www.mrc.org/articles/santelli-urges-focus-debate-over-policy-instead-tea-party <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>With the elections looming, one of the centerpieces of the news coverage has been on the Tea Party movement and the types of candidates they’re putting forth. But is that where the focus should be?</p> <br /> <p>According to CNBC CME Group reporter Rick Santelli, it’s a peculiar phenomenon that the Tea Party has been debated more than many of the federal government’s costly initiatives including TARP.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/santelli-urges-focus-debate-over-policy-instead-tea-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute candidates commission Deficit Elections Keynesian movement point policies president problem RickSantelli Spending TARP TeaParty term trillion Fri, 29 Oct 2010 21:52:00 +0000 admin 27048 at http://www.mrc.org Santelli Defends Tea Party Candidates against Elite Inside-the-Beltway Wisdom http://www.mrc.org/articles/santelli-defends-tea-party-candidates-against-elite-inside-beltway-wisdom <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Washington, D.C. establishment finds it disturbing that there is a brand of non-elite political hopefuls running in races across the country this election year.</p> <br /> <p>David Gregory explored this notion with the so-called “father of the Tea Party,” Rick Santelli on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Oct. 24. According to Gregory, the rise of candidates like Delaware Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell is not a good thing because of her interpretation of the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/santelli-defends-tea-party-candidates-against-elite-inside-beltway-wisdom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Constitution Government Media attention brand campaign christine church CNBC DavidGregory Delaware donnell Elections elite explained father legislation lot MeetthePress NBC odonnell party point record rick RickSantelli Santelli Senate separation TeaParty Mon, 25 Oct 2010 21:50:00 +0000 admin 27054 at http://www.mrc.org Santelli 'Very Happy' to Have Been Tea Party 'Spark' http://www.mrc.org/articles/santelli-very-happy-have-been-tea-party-spark <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/matt-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The disdain was understated, but it was there. Liberal website Huffington Post published a <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/09/20/rick-santelli-i-sparked-t_n_731249.html"></a>short item Sept. 20 noting that the man credited with starting the Tea Party movement hasn’t donned sack cloth and ashes in penance. In fact, Rick Santelli said in an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times that, “If being the lightning rod that started the Tea Party is what's written on my tombstone, I'll be very happy.”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/santelli-very-happy-have-been-tea-party-spark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business Taxes Bailout GrassRoots HuffingtonPost RickSantelli Stimulus TeaParty Mon, 20 Sep 2010 20:18:00 +0000 admin 27091 at http://www.mrc.org Media Seek Silver Linings in Economic Storm Clouds http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-seek-silver-linings-economic-storm-clouds <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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Recently, the economic news has been troubling. The latest jobs report showed another month with net losses, GDP was revised downward to a “<a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/2010/0827/US-GDP-growth-revised-down-to-1.6-percent-as-economy-cools"></a>tepid” 1.6 percent for the second quarter and others sectors like housing have still shown <a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSNLL7KE6FT20100908"></a>signs of weakness.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-seek-silver-linings-economic-storm-clouds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Economy Labor AliVelshi brightspot doubledip GDP housing JeffGlor JimCramer jobs KatieCouric KiranChetry obama Recession Recovery recoverysummer RickSantelli silverlining stephanopoulos Stimulus unemployment Wed, 08 Sep 2010 20:28:00 +0000 admin 27098 at http://www.mrc.org Fin-Reg 'Hope and Change': Santelli Laments SEC FOIA Restrictions http://www.mrc.org/articles/fin-reg-hope-and-change-santelli-laments-sec-foia-restrictions <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Transparency in government sounds like such a high-minded right thing to do, so that the citizenry is informed and engaged about how their government operates. And with the election of President Barack Obama, that’s what we thought we might see. But when the recently passed financial regulation reform legislation was signed into law by Obama, that promise slipped through the cracks.&nbsp; </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/fin-reg-hope-and-change-santelli-laments-sec-foia-restrictions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Government fin-reg Financialregulation RickSantelli Thu, 05 Aug 2010 20:06:06 +0000 admin 27147 at http://www.mrc.org Santelli: Tea Party More a 'Philosophy' Than a Party http://www.mrc.org/articles/santelli-tea-party-more-philosophy-party <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Like a dog chasing its tail, the left has spent a great amount of time trying to determine <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2010/02/28/frank-rich-tea-partiers-are-terrorists-palin-is-their-leader" />who the leader of the Tea Party movement is</a>. And often, there are accusations of prevalent racism among its members. But according to CNBC’s Rick Santelli, the Tea Party is more of a philosophy than a group, which has nothing to do with racism.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/santelli-tea-party-more-philosophy-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business Media CNBC race Racism RickSantelli TeaParty Mon, 26 Jul 2010 21:54:57 +0000 admin 27161 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's Rick Sanchez: Rails Against Uneducated Conservative Talk Show Hosts Misleading Gullible Listeners http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-rick-sanchez-rails-against-uneducated-conservative-talk-show-hosts-misleading-gulli <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/matthew-balan">Matthew Balan</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><object height="202" width="250"><param name="movie" value="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=XdZu6UVrSU&amp;c1=0x231DBD&amp;c2=0x231DBD" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><embed type="application/x-shockwave-flash" src="http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/eyeblast.swf?v=XdZu6UVrSU&amp;c1=0x231DBD&amp;c2=0x231DBD" allowfullscreen="true" height="202" width="250"></embed></object></div><p>On Friday's Rick's List, CNN's Rick Sanchez attacked conservative economic policy, singling out the right's support for lower tax rates, and complained that "<b></b></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/cnns-rick-sanchez-rails-against-uneducated-conservative-talk-show-hosts-misleading-gulli" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division BiasAlert CNN Conservatives economy liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes Rick'sList RickSanchez RickSantelli talkradio taxes TommyBoston Sat, 10 Jul 2010 00:01:00 +0000 36329 at http://www.mrc.org Santelli's Simple Answer to Deficit: 'Stop Spending, Stop Spending, Stop Spending!' http://www.mrc.org/articles/santellis-simple-answer-deficit-stop-spending-stop-spending-stop-spending <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >If it were only that simple – that is the way CNBC’s Rick Santelli would have it.</p> <br /> <p >On CNBC’s June 28 “Squawk Box,” CNBC’s senior economics reporter Steve Liesman vigorously defended the need for higher tax rates as a measure to cut federal deficits. Others argued that government revenues would increase if tax rates were lower because it would stimulate growth.</p> <br /> <p >“Let me get this straight – all you guys want to cut taxes en route to bringing down the deficit?” Liesman asked.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/santellis-simple-answer-deficit-stop-spending-stop-spending-stop-spending" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business Media Taxes CNBC Deficit RickSantelli Spending Mon, 28 Jun 2010 19:17:52 +0000 admin 27210 at http://www.mrc.org CNBC's Santelli Warns U.S. 'Could End Up Worse than Japan' and 'Lost Decade' http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnbcs-santelli-warns-us-could-end-worse-japan-and-lost-decade <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Fresh off his Tea Party cover story <a href="http://weeklystandard.com/articles/two-faces-tea-party"></a>in the June 24 Weekly Standard, CNBC’s Rick Santelli foresees what could be classified as an economic black hole for the <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">United States of America</st1:country-region></st1:place>.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnbcs-santelli-warns-us-could-end-worse-japan-and-lost-decade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Economy CNBC currency debt Greece Japan RickSantelli Thu, 24 Jun 2010 19:44:57 +0000 admin 27215 at http://www.mrc.org Antiquated Law Prevents Foreign Naval Aid for Gulf Says Santelli, Heritage Foundation http://www.mrc.org/articles/antiquated-law-prevents-foreign-naval-aid-gulf-says-santelli-heritage-foundation <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>When a protectionist law is enacted and nearly a century later it is inhibiting a recovery from major ecological catastrophe, it’s probably time to scrap it or at least temporarily waive it.</p> <br /> <p>But instead a nearly century old provision known as the Jones Act of 1920 is wielding the wrath of unintended consequences. According to the Heritage Foundation, this protectionist measure was put in place to defend the American maritime industry, but is endangering far more jobs than it is protecting.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/antiquated-law-prevents-foreign-naval-aid-gulf-says-santelli-heritage-foundation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business Trade BP CNBC Gulf heritage JonesAct oil RickSantelli Wed, 09 Jun 2010 20:34:00 +0000 admin 27244 at http://www.mrc.org Santelli Blames Fin-Reg Vote for Dow Drop: 'What Are They Doing in Washington?' http://www.mrc.org/articles/santelli-blames-fin-reg-vote-dow-drop-what-are-they-doing-washington <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <object id="ieooui" classid="clsid:38481807-CA0E-42D2-BF39-B33AF135CC4D"></object> <style><!-- st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } --></style> With the Dow Jones Industrial Average (<a href="http://www.google.com/finance?q=INDEXDJX:.DJI"></a>DJIA) taking another tumble of 376 points on May 20, some investors are pointing to problems in <!--?xml:namespace prefix = st1 /--><st1:place w:st="on">Europe</st1:place> for the sell-off. However, there may be problems at home as well.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/santelli-blames-fin-reg-vote-dow-drop-what-are-they-doing-washington" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business DowJones RickSantelli Fri, 21 May 2010 14:49:45 +0000 admin 27272 at http://www.mrc.org Santelli Warns Greek Riots America's 'Ghost of Christmas Future' http://www.mrc.org/articles/santelli-warns-greek-riots-americas-ghost-christmas-future <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> While international attention has been focused on Greece’s debt crisis and <a href="http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100505/ap_on_bi_ge/eu_greece_financial_crisis"></a>the riots that have ensued over austerity measures, the possibility of the United States finding itself in the same situation is one to be considered a legitimate possibility says CNBC CME Group floor reporter Rick Santelli.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/santelli-warns-greek-riots-americas-ghost-christmas-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Business bonds Greece RickSantelli Fri, 07 May 2010 19:38:24 +0000 admin 27286 at http://www.mrc.org