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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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ABC’s Cokie Roberts Urges ‘Cut the Knees Out from Under’ Norquist: ‘Emperor Has No Clothes’

In a colorful demonstration of the Washington press corps’ disdain for Grover Norquist and his anti-tax pledge, on Sunday’s This Week, a flustered ABC News/NPR veteran Cokie Roberts blurted out: ...
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CNN's Velshi Calls Grover Norquist a 'Dangerous Man'

CNN's Ali Velshi on Friday afternoon labeled anti-tax advocate Grover Norquist a "dangerous man" for blocking a fiscal cliff compromise between Democrats and Republicans. "Hey, speaking of the ...
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NYT's Calmes Celebrates Notorious 1990 Tax-Hiking Deal, Pits 'Genial' Dem Tom Foley, 'Pugnacious' Sununu

New York Times White House reporter Jackie Calmes celebrated President George H.W. Bush's 1990 budget deal "achievement" and its "higher revenues" (Calmes favorite euphemism for higher taxes.) ...
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CBS Plays Softball with Senator Klobuchar on Fiscal Cliff; Fails to Mention Runaway Spending

Norah O'Donnell and Charlie Rose tossed softball questions at Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar on Wednesday's CBS This Morning on the looming fiscal cliff, just two days after they hounded ...
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NYT's Nagourney Credits California's Economic Recovery to Tax Hikes He Helped Push

New York Times story from California-based Adam Nagourney strongly suggested that tax hikes promoted by Gov. Jerry Brown (and Nagourney himself) were paying off in economic resurgence in the ...
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Piers Morgan Belittles Grover Norquist: 'Everyone Laughing at You from Afar'

CNN kept pushing for Republicans to abandon Grover Norquist and his anti-tax hike pledge on Monday evening. Piers Morgan belittled Norquist and ostracized him from the debate over tax ...
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NBC's Lauer Tees Up Warren Buffett to Demand Tax Hikes and Dismiss GOP Opposition

In an interview with Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett on Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer was puzzled by GOP opposition to the billionaire investor's call for higher taxes: "One of ...
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ABC Continues to Hype GOP Compromise on Taxes, Abandonment of 'Anti-Tax Enforcer'

For the second time in less than 24 hours, ABC's Jon Karl on Tuesday hyped a "newfound willingness" by Republicans to compromise on raising taxes and a possible abandonment of "anti-tax enforcer" ...
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