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PBS's Tavis Smiley Claims 2011 Budget Deal 'An Immoral Document'

As part of the political panel on NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, PBS host Tavis Smiley decried the recent budget deal in Congress to fund the government through the rest of 2011: "I believe that ...

CBS Rues Unfairness of Rich Not Paying Enough Without Noting More Than a Third of Americans Pay Nothing

CBS News on Sunday morning managed to examine incongruities in the U.S. tax system, highlighting those ' including a former New York Times reporter ' who think the wealthy aren't paying enough, ...

Befuddled Bob Schieffer: 'Why Do These Rich People Need Another Tax Cut? They're Already Rich'

"Why do these rich people need another tax cut?" Bob Schieffer demanded of his guest on Sunday morning's Face the Nation, Republican Congressman Paul Ryan. Conveying his no-so-profound economic ...

Ben Stein Blames 'Excessive Tax Cuts' & 'Voodoo Economics' for Deficit, Hails 'Grown-ups Like Bill Clinton'

During a commentary on CBS's Sunday Morning show, right-leaning actor and economist Ben Stein blamed "excessive tax cuts" enacted by President Bush and congressional Republicans for "starting the ...

No Fines for F-Bombs - Unless Gays Say So

The Times mocked FCC fines for profanity on the front page, but is the supportive space for a $100,000 fine against NBA star Kobe Bryant for saying the "gay F-bomb."

George Stephanopoulos: Obama 'Loves' the Birther Issue; So Does ABC

According to Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos, Barack Obama "loves" talking about the birther issue, thinking it will help his reelection bid. Journalists on the ABC program seem to ...

NBC: Republicans Efforts to Reduce Deficit Are Endangering Public Safety

In an interview with Transportation Secretary Ray Lahood on Friday's NBC Today, co-host Meredith Vieira exploited recent instances of air traffic controllers falling asleep on the job to bash ...

Chris Matthews Mocks Fox News as a 'Roach Motel,' Admits He's Gone Easy on Colleague Donald Trump

Hardball's Chris Matthews on Thursday slammed Fox News as a "roach motel" for possible presidential candidates, knocking the chances of that network's analysts, Newt Gingrich and Sarah Palin. Yet, ...

Networks Ignore Story of Canadian Baby Saved from Government-Run Health Care

The network newscasts and morning shows have thus far ignored the story of Joseph Maraachli, a Canadian baby who was set to have his life support removed. Only Fox News has covered the dramatic ...

MSNBC Praises Obama's 'Soaring' Speech, Calling on 'Wealthiest Americans to Pay Their Way'

On his 3PM ET hour show on MSNBC on Wednesday, host Martin Bashir enthusiastically reacted to President Obama's budget speech: "'We will invest in the future of America,' that's what President ...