Spending

Santelli Urges Focus, Debate over Policy, Instead of Tea Party

CNBC reporter criticizes deficit commission, says country needs 'spending commission.'

David Herszenhorn Warns 'How Much Worse' Things May Get If Brit-Style 'Budget Guillotine Falls Here'

Reporter David Herszenhorn reveals his big-government mindset, seeing only the bad side of potential budget cuts: "And for Americans still furious over the weak economic recovery, the obvious ...

Obama the Tax Cutter: A Network Fairy Tale

Despite Obama's tax hikes and campaign against 'tax cuts' for the wealthy, broadcast evening news shows portray president as taxcutters' champion.

NY Times Reporter Herszenhorn Finds 'Simplistic' GOP Anti-Spending Arguments on Campaign Trail

New York Times reporter David Herszenhorn twice chided G.O.P. campaign rhetoric on spending as "simplistic," dubiously claimed that repealing Obama-care would cost money, and lamented that the ...

Herszenhorn Finds 'Simplistic' GOP Anti-Spending Arguments on Campaign Trail

David Herszenhorn twice chided G.O.P. campaign rhetoric on spending as "simplistic," dubiously claimed that repealing Obama-care would cost money, and lamented that the price of extending the Bush ...

AP Laments 'Productive' Congress 'Gets No Respect From Voters'

To Associated Press writer Jim Abrams, this session of Congress has been "most productive in nearly half a century," but voters are failing to give due credit to the Democratic majorities. Abrams ...

Dear NY Times: Spending Isn't the Problem

Keynesian mythology has it all wrong; lack of private investment is the worry.

As Economy Stumbles, Obama's Economic Team Quits

Three out of the four media favorites have resigned since June.

ABC and CBS Butt Heads Over GOP 'Pledge to America'

Covering the GOP's "Pledge to America" Thursday night, CBS's Nancy Cordes cast it as pro-Tea Party, "littered with references to the Constitution and promises to reduce the federal debt." But ...

CNN's John Roberts Anguishes Over Need to 'Bump Up' Govt's 'Revenue Stream'

A majority of economists support extending the Bush tax cuts for all income groups, a CNN/Money survey found. But on Monday's American Morning, co-anchor John Roberts rued the conundrum of needing ...
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