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Tax Me Please, Says Columnist Kristof, While Calling for Defense Cuts as Libya Hawk

Kristof: "President Obama in his speech on Wednesday confronted a topic that is harder to address seriously in public than sex or flatulence: America needs higher taxes....We need to have a frank ...

CA Gov. Calls for Tax Hikes, State's Democratic Ballot Process Suddenly a Good Thing

Poor California Gov. Brown: "Gov. Jerry Brown, seeking authorization to ask California voters to extend expiring taxes to avoid more draconian budget cuts....Brown seems more frustrated and ...

Obama Will 'Spare,' 'Reduce the Growth' of Medicare, But GOP Threatens to 'Shrink' It With 'Big Cuts'

While GOP attempts at reform of Medicare are eviscerated as 'big Medicare cuts' or a 'shrinking,' the Times greets Obama's proposals with soothing words like 'overhaul' or claims that Obama is ...

Another Liberal Lob from Times TV Critic Mike Hale, This Time on Gun Control

Mike Hale says HBO documentary "Gun Fight" is "an implicit warning about the dangers of unregulated gun ownership and the power and increasingly apocalyptic tone of Second Amendment ...

Mark Halperin: Press Would Be 'Up In Arms' If GOP President Framed Opposition's Budget as Un-American

Time's Mark Halperin bluntly called out the mainstream media for their double standard on Thursday's "Morning Joe." If, as Obama did Wednesday, a Republican president framed his opposition's ...

NBC's Engel 'Worried' About 'Ferociously Anti-Israel' Arab Street, 'This Thing Ends in Jerusalem'

On Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel informed viewers that he is "worried" that a major war between some of the Arab countries and Israel could be in the not ...

NYT's Chief Economics Writer Solution to Budget Woes No Surprise: Tax Hike

The NYT's David Leonhardt forwarded his usual budget solution on Wednesday's front page: "...finding a way to raise taxes may well be the central political problem facing the United States....If ...

CBS: GOP Wants 'More Big Cuts'? Presses Cantor for 'Give and Take' on Budget

On Tuesday's Early Show, CBS's Bill Plante forwarded the liberal impression that the proposed budget compromise includes "big spending cuts," despite only reducing $38.5 billion from trillions in ...

MSNBC Silent as Guest Claims Pro-Lifers Akin to Tiller Killer

On the April 12 edition of Martin Bashir, fill-in anchor Richard Lui failed to challenge Stephen Singular, author of "The Wichita Divide," on the illogical connection he drew between the man who ...

Ex-Newsweek Editor Jon Meacham Links Civil War to 'Neo-Confederate' Conservatives

Writing in the April 10 edition of Parade magazine, former Newsweek editor Jon Meacham commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Civil War by linking modern conservatives to the old Confederacy ...