Spending

NYT's Appelbaum: 'Everything We Know About Economics' Says Govt. 'Should Be Getting Bigger Right Now'

Binyamin Appelbaum has the solution to economic malaise - even more federal spending: "And for governments, the real problem is that there's this tremendous political pressure to get smaller, and ...

Under Deal, Debt to Rise $12 Trillion and 95% of Network Stories Leave That Out

ABC, CBS and NBC reports complain about the severity of spending cuts, instead of explaining that government debt will continue to grow.

IBD Notes that in D.C. Cutting Spending, Isn't what It Appears

Front page article examines "Shared Sacrifice,'D.C.-Style'"

Only 2% of Reports on Debt Ceiling Battle Mention Public Opposition to Increase

Network evening shows ignore polls showing deeper concern over rising federal debt than default; fail to debunk Obama's Social Security remarks.

Continuing To Fiddle While Rome Burns

Spending money that doesn't exist on programs that shouldn't exist.

Media Leave Out Economists from Stories on Debt Crisis 'Calamity'

In two weeks of news reports, only two economists were included by broadcast networks.

CNN Money Blames Budget Deficit on Tax Cuts

'Tax Cuts Push Deficit to New Milestone' story ignores massive spending of the Obama administration.

MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Plays Race Card on Budget and Libya

Covering the budget debate on Capitol Hill and the conflict in Libya, Andrea Mitchell spun two serious policy issues as examples of race-baiting.
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