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Punishing Profits

Windfall taxes would be a tax on free enterprise.

A Quarter Billion Dollars For Malaria, But No Time For Prevention

ABC looks at deaths, ignores extant solution

60 Minutes Bypasses Obvious Health Care Solution

Savings accounts would place choice in the hands of employees, end need for company intervention.

CNN Says America is in Trouble, and its All Governments Fault

Even in a free market democracy, policy makers are to blame for all of societys ills.

Media in a Frenzy over Oil Profits

The free market is lost in discussion of reining in businesses profitability.

Today Hits an Anti-Corporate Gusher

NBC criticizes oil company profits, wondering how much is too much?

Attack on Avian Flu Drug Patent a Major Threat

Discouraging the next miracle cure is dangerous health care policy.

Whos Afraid of a Little Inflation?

Media perpetuate the myth that oil prices have driven up inflation, ignoring the many differences between today and the 1970s.

Who's Afraid of a Little Inflation?

Bernanke Nomination Brings Out Medias Economic Concerns

Newspapers list housing bubble, deficits, inflation confronting next Fed chairman but issues arent as dire as they suggest.

CNNs In the Money Team Loves Jabs at Wal-Mart

JibJab animated attack on retailer finds a welcome audience on cable news.

Its Beginning to Look a Lot Like Negativity

Like holiday displays, downbeat forecasts are coming earlier and earlier.

NBC Still Promoting Downside of GM Labor Contract

Network looks to pro-union academic to explain why deal is bad for workers.

CNN Calls Legal Reform Silly

House overwhelmingly passes cheeseburger bill to prevent obesity-related lawsuits, but anchor says everyone involved acted foolishly.

Lobbying for Extra Credit

Networks favor fresh start of bankruptcy over personal responsibility, using hurricane victims to discredit legal reform.

Flat-Out Un-Fair: Tax Fix More than a Four-Letter Word

Presidents panel proposes more of the same rather than fixing a convoluted, success-punishing tax code.

Lobbying for Extra Credit

Auto Workers Benefits: Catching Up with the Times

Broadcasters worry about the future of the American economy, but the NY Times points out that automakers are behind other industries when it comes to the reality of employee benefits.

War, Famine, Pestilence and Death

USA Today gives apocalyptic view of declining oil supply before admitting it might not come to pass.

Federal Help?

CBS reporter calls for government aid to assist Northeast flood victims.

Katrina Brought Poverty in America to the Front Page

Unfortunately, journalists havent accurately reported the data involved.

Dobbsing for Bias

Lou Dobbs Tonight Continues Assault on Free Market Policies

Newsweek Fawns over New Head of Frugal Environmental Group

Interview takes the left-wing NRDCs position on global warming and downplays their opposition to nuclear power.

Media Wont Rest until Taxes Are Raised

Networks flood airwaves with stories suggesting tax hikes to pay for Katrina and other price tags.

Media Chip Away at Insurances Rock Solid Coverage

Nightly News continues to ignore contracts and costs following Katrinas impact on Gulf.

Times Global Warming Claims Are A Natural Disaster

Magazine doesnt stop at linking hurricanes to climate change -- it dismisses skeptics and warns of abrupt, frightening consequences.

CBS Off Track With NASCAR Comments

60 Minutes criticizes racing as hucksterism despite its enormous success.

Dont Buy the Intolerance of Some Lactose Intolerants

Plaintiffs with stomach problems sue milk industry; media grant coverage to fringe vegan group.

Media Wrong About Katrina-Related Economic Downturn

September employment was little-changed despite predictions of 500,000 job losses.