1/23/2012 4:37 AM ET
During MSNBC's coverage of the Republican primary in South Carolina Saturday night, Al Sharpton incorrectly claimed that only 14.2 million people currently receive food stamps, and that more ...
11/4/2011 2:05 PM ET
To Eric Lichtblau, the left-wing Food Research Action Council, which pushes the misleading "food stamp challenge" publicity stunt, is merely "a Washington advocacy group working with religious ...
9/16/2011 10:57 AM ET
On Friday's NBC Today, correspondent Tom Costello described how "Nearly one in six Americans is living in poverty. 16 million are children. That's 3 million more than three years ago." However, ...
5/12/2010 10:40 AM ET
Even in the state with the highest jobless rate, some landscapers turn down work to collect unemployment.
11/30/2009 4:00 PM ET
"Food Stamp Use Soars Across U.S., and Stigma Fades," cheers a Times headline over Sunday's big lead story, cowritten by fierce welfare reform opponent (and Times reporter) Jason DeParle, who ...
5/7/2009 7:34 AM ET
Russell Shorto, a regular contributing writer for the New York Times Sunday magazine, offered a country-to-country comparison between the United States and Holland, where he's been living for the ...
2/4/2009 10:35 AM ET
A couple of old men remind us of the missing ingredient for a strong society.
1/14/2009 11:30 AM ET
A system that rewards failure cannot right itself.
10/28/2008 8:01 AM ET
Former NBA star says race will play role on Election Day, but thinks some may look beyond because Obama presidency benefits them economically.
10/22/2008 8:22 AM ET
Broadcast and cable pundits decry socialist labeling of candidate's tax proposal, yet haven't offered alternative definitions.