Media Defend Obama Against 'Socialism' Charge

Broadcast and cable pundits decry socialist labeling of candidate's tax proposal, yet haven't offered alternative definitions.

Maddow Claims Obama 'Socialist' Label is 'Racially Divisive'

Liberal MSNBC host says McCain-Palin critique of wealth redistribution tax plan an effort to 'summon and stoke' the Bradley Effect.

Time Editor: America Has 'Appetite for Big Government'

But respondents say they're responsible for their own finances.

Food Stamp Use Near Record Thanks to "Vanishing Jobs"

What vanishing jobs? The unemployment rate remains steady at a historically low 4.8%. But that doesn't stop the Times from talking about a "painful mix of layoffs and rising food and fuel prices."

Real Debate Questions for GOP Candidates

Voters need to know what presidential candidates would do with their money. These questions would get answers.

Japan's Welfare System Starving People to Death

"In a way that the words of no living person could, the diary [of a man who starved] has shown the human costs of the economic transformation in Japan." But the man never asked relatives or ...

CNN Doc: We Need More Food Handouts for the Obese

Sanjay Gupta worries about welfare program's 'Nutrition at Risk' during 'American Morning.'

Are "Cuts in Welfare" Risking Lives of Poor Infants?

Reporter Erik Eckholm finds a familiar culprit for an increase in black infant mortality in Mississippi: "The setbacks have raised questions about the impact of cuts in welfare and ...

Econ 101: Let's Be Honest about Entitlements

No one wants to talk about who should pay for whom.

"Cold-Hearted" Governors Now "Moderates"

Networks Promote "Pragmatic Centrist" Republican Governors Who Used to Be Media Targets
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