Spending

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CNN Asks If Sequester 'Put Lives at Risk' at Navy Yard

Three times on Tuesday morning, CNN mentioned sequester cuts as a possible culprit behind the security breach at the Navy Yard that led to Monday's shooting there. A CNN headline actually read ...
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Debt Ceiling Logic

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CNN Tees Up John McCain to Bash Republicans for Partisanship

CNN's Chris Cuomo teed up Sen. John McCain to bash fellow Republicans on Monday's New Day, for putting partisanship before the country on Syria and the budget. "Do you believe if there were ...
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Networks Hype Obama on Leno, But Skip This Whopper: 'We Don't Need a Huge Government'

Some comments are so unbelievable, one would think even liberal journalists would be forced to challenge them. However, even though all three morning shows on Wednesday covered Barack Obama's ...
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Which Way Is It, NY Times? Will Social Programs Suffer 'Cutback' or Just 'Smaller Increase'?

The deck of headlines over Friday's lead New York Times story illustrated how hard it will be for conservatives to actually reduce the national debt: "Social Programs Facing A Cutback In ...
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NYT's Weisman Wonders Why GOP Won't Just Capitulate After Obama Win: "What Are Elections For?"

Times reporter Jonathan Weisman can't believe it: "Republicans in the House and Senate are standing firmly in the way of Mr. Obama’s second-term agenda, with a message that is striking when ...
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Sequester Scare: Two Thirds of News Stories Devoted to Hyping Budget Hysteria

“Deadline day. Hours, now, until massive government cuts go into effect that could impact every American. Jobs vaporizing. Flights delayed. Even criminals walking free.” That’s the call to panic ...
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Sequester

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CNN Freaks Out Over 'Draconian' Sequester Cuts, Like the 'Asteroid'

Even though the upcoming sequester cuts amount to only $85 billion, compared to $16 trillion of U.S. debt, CNN on Tuesday morning hyped the deleterious effects of the cuts to the economy by ...
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New York Times' Eduardo Porter: Raise Taxes on Everyone

Eduardo Porter, business columnist for the New York Times, previously covered economics as a reporter but now uses his perch to display his mistrust of free markets in favor of government, ...
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