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The Media vs. Anti-Tax Hike Conservatives

Unelected reporters sneer at anti-tax hike conservative Grover Norquist -- "He is neither elected nor has he ever run for office, so why is Washington so scared of him?" -- and the pledge against ...
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Wolf Blitzer Calls Democratic Tax Hike Pursuit 'Beginning' of a Deficit Solution

CNN's Wolf Blitzer said Thursday that the Democratic fiscal cliff plan of raising tax rates on the top two percent of income earners is the "beginning" of a solution. "But it's a beginning. A ...

New York Times Spins Obama's Tax Hikes: 'Many...Families Have No Reason to Fret'

Well, that's a relief. "President Obama’s insistence that marginal tax rates rise for families making more than $250,000 has convinced millions of affluent Americans that they are likely to be ...
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NYT's Steinhauer Treats House Conservatives as Childish, Shows Strange New Respect for John Boehner

Times reporter Jennifer Steinhauer used her full allotment of "conservative" labels describing the shock retirement of Sen. Jim DeMint, while another Steinhauer story condescendingly portrayed the ...
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CBS: 'Self-Evident' Middle Class Will Spend More If Taxes Stay Same; Promotes Obama Photo-Op

"Militantly non-partisan" Major Garrett sounded more like an Obama administration flack on Thursday's CBS This Morning as he spotlighted the President's latest P.R. stunt. Garrett noted Obama's ...
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'Bah, Humbug' – CBS's Garrett Channels Obama's 'Scrooge' Slam of GOP

On Wednesday's CBS This Morning, Major Garrett promoted a thinly-veiled version of President Obama's "Scrooge Christmas" attack on congressional Republicans. After spotlighting how White House ...
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Only ABC Highlights Obama's Flip-Flop on a Budget Solution That Doesn't 'Hike' Tax Rates

One year ago, Barack Obama backed a budget solution that would not "hike" tax rates. Now, the President rejects this plan, an apparent flip-flop only ABC's Jake Tapper reported. House Speaker John ...
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NBC: To Get Fiscal Cliff Deal That Hikes Taxes, Boehner Must 'Sell It to the Far Right'

On Wednesday's NBC Today, political director Chuck Todd proclaimed that despite fiscal cliff negotiations being "in such a bad state," one bit of "good news" was that House Republicans ...
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CNBC's Cramer Slams Norquist: You Want to Sacrifice Economy 'On the Cross of Two Percent'

During the panel discussion on Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, CNBC Mad Money host Jim Cramer launched an assault against Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist for holding ...
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NYT's Bad Front-Page Headline Falsely States: '...Most Face Lower Tax Burden Than in the Reagan '80s'

To get people to stop whining about tax increases, a misleading front-page New York Times headline blares: "Complaints Aside, Most Face Lower Tax Burden Than in the Reagan ’80s." So why does the ...
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