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Media Wrong about Dollar

Whos Profiteering Now?

Congress and media push to punish oil companies despite the fact governments rake in more from oil taxes than oil companies earn in profits.

A Simple Plan?

A Simple Plan?

Media buy into panels simplification of tax code, focusing on deductions scrapped and, like the panel, avoiding real reform.

Econ 101: The Role of the Courts in the Economy

To preserve a country where the rule of law guards private property rights, judges must focus on enforcing the laws that are written not on creating new policies.

Dobbs Takes Aim at Oil Companies

CNN touts claim that government assault on firms is a Robin Hood Tax.

Anti-Wal-Mart Movie Presses Forward

Media dwell on latest film by OutFoxed creator, downplay pro-company documentary..

According to the Media, Most Economic News is Bad News

Regardless of economic data, press accounts are typically negative and pessimistic

A Lead Lunch?

ABC worries parents that lead is in some lunch boxes, even though tests indicate no health hazard.

Media Myths: Gas Hysteria

Media Hype Harm of Rising Gas Prices Despite Drop of 45 Cents Per Gallon

Fueling Outrage

Media turn consumers against 'big oil' for making money.

Fueling Outrage

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

ABC looks at deaths, ignores extant solution

Punishing Profits

Windfall taxes would be a tax on free enterprise.

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?

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?

Attack on Avian Flu Drug Patent a Major Threat

Discouraging the next miracle cure is dangerous health care policy.

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.

NBC Still Promoting Downside of GM Labor Contract

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

Its Beginning to Look a Lot Like Negativity

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

CNN Calls Legal Reform Silly

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

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

Lobbying for Extra Credit

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

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.