president http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/87/all en Drill There, Build Here, Now! http://mrc.org/commentary/drill-there-build-here-now <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Four years ago, global tensions were rising and gas was on its way to a mid-July peak of $4.11 per gallon. Conservative leaders called for a nationwide push to access our energy resources - long denied by the eco-nuts. The campaign to "Drill Here, Drill Now," was a rallying cry throughout 2008. Even martial arts tough guy <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnVVkCsw41c">Chuck Norris</a> urged voters to "tell Congress we're the bosses and they're not."</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/commentary/drill-there-build-here-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business energy keystone president strategy Mon, 06 Feb 2012 19:41:00 +0000 39046 at http://mrc.org Obama to Call for Increased Domestic Oil and Gas, says Journal http://mrc.org/articles/obama-call-increased-domestic-oil-and-gas-says-journal <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>According to the Jan. 24, Wall Street Journal, President Barack Obama will focus part of his State of the Union address on energy security and the <a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204624204577179352032306864.html?mod=WSJ_hp_MIDDLENexttoWhatsNewsSecond">"benefits of increased U.S. oil and gas production." </a><br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/obama-call-increased-domestic-oil-and-gas-says-journal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business administration american billion broadcast Coal companies cost deep drilling energy fears industry institute jan jobs keystone obama oil outlets president promoted recently release thousands years Wed, 25 Jan 2012 01:11:00 +0000 38726 at http://mrc.org Number One Priority? Obama's Actually Had 12 of Those Since Taking Office http://mrc.org/articles/number-one-priority-obamas-actually-had-12-those-taking-office <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>In December, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney declared that ensuring "middle-class Americans don't have their taxes go up on January 1<sup>st</sup>" was the president's "number one priority." Perhaps it was, but what Carney failed to mention was that it was just one of up to 12 "number one priorities" declared by the president since taking office - many of them often conflicting or overlapping.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/number-one-priority-obamas-actually-had-12-those-taking-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy Government economy number president priorities priority Mon, 23 Jan 2012 18:31:00 +0000 38728 at http://mrc.org For the Defense: Mitt Romney http://mrc.org/commentary/defense-mitt-romney <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-kennedy">Dan Kennedy</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>If it must be Gov. Romney, let him defend himself and his career forcefully. We are already seeing how Romney is being demonized because he is rich and successful and owns multiple homes and eliminated some jobs in the course of saving, fixing and strengthening companies. If he gets defensive about this, he loses. If he shies from it, he loses. Here is how I think he should start every speech:</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>"<strong>I'm Mitt Romney. I'm rich</strong>. In case you haven't gotten the message from my GOP opponents, and from President Obama and his minions, I am rich.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/commentary/defense-mitt-romney" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business companies created eliminated president Wed, 11 Jan 2012 00:43:00 +0000 38732 at http://mrc.org Google, News Outlets Embrace Vile Attack on Santorum http://mrc.org/commentary/google-news-outlets-embrace-vile-attack-santorum <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>When Rick Santorum essentially tied in Iowa, he gave his campaign new life. He also guaranteed America would finally learn just how disgusting, vile and despicable the left is in this country. And how major news outlets and one of the most well-known businesses in the world - Google - are complicit in trying to destroy Santorum because he opposes gay marriage.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/commentary/google-news-outlets-embrace-vile-attack-santorum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business abc anti asked bullying campaign claims company contacted content country dan defining famously fellow game gay google guidelines jew jones maher make mother nies opposes organizations partner Politico president rick santorum savage search sites thinks told vile word words Thu, 05 Jan 2012 23:27:00 +0000 38733 at http://mrc.org Media Promote Myth of Clinton Golden Years, Hype His New Economic Book http://mrc.org/articles/media-promote-myth-clinton-golden-years-hype-his-new-economic-book <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/paul-wilson-joe-and-betty-anderlik-fellow-culture-and-media">Paul Wilson, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Former President Bill Clinton is making headlines again, this time touting his liberal prescriptions to fix the economy. Those remedies are laid out his new book "<a href="http://www.amazon.com/Back-Work-Government-Strong-Economy/dp/0307959759">Back to Work: Why We Need Smart Government for a Strong Economy</a>." The news media is doing their part to promote Clinton's work and his economic legacy, portraying him as the economic savior of America.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/media-promote-myth-clinton-golden-years-hype-his-new-economic-book" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy Government Media america back book bush called ceiling clinton clintons country economic kakutani liberal NBC news obama package president tax Sat, 12 Nov 2011 00:00:00 +0000 admin 27487 at http://mrc.org In Pipeline Battle, Left Hypes Climate Threat Ignores Need for Jobs, Oil http://mrc.org/business-and-media-institute/pipeline-battle-left-hypes-climate-threat-ignores-need-jobs-oil <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The environmental left is at it again. This time they are pressuring the Obama administration to reject a $7-billion oil pipeline that would run from Canada to Texas, bringing with it millions of barrels of oil and thousands of jobs.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/business-and-media-institute/pipeline-battle-left-hypes-climate-threat-ignores-need-jobs-oil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Climate Change Economy Energy Environment Government International Media alternet benefit brothers Canada canadian claimed create crude department energy gas hansen ier institute interest jobs keystone koch left mckibben network obama oct oil outlets percent pipeline post president project pyle report reported sands soros state story study tar wrote years yergin Fri, 04 Nov 2011 00:54:00 +0000 27489 at http://mrc.org Occupy Wall Street Nothing Like Tea Party http://mrc.org/commentary/occupy-wall-street-nothing-tea-party <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>There's a <a href="http://howconservativesdrovemeaway.blogspot.com/2011/10/occupy-wall-street-vs-tea-party.html">diagram floating around the Internet</a> that claims to show areas of agreement between Tea Party protesters and the Occupy Wall Street crowd. It's an idea supported by some pundits and media types as well. Even the president chimed in foolishly on the issue.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/commentary/occupy-wall-street-nothing-tea-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business american anti arrested big flag government occupiers occupy partiers party people president protest Protesters street wall Fri, 21 Oct 2011 22:18:00 +0000 admin 29954 at http://mrc.org Here We Go Again: Networks Back Obama 'Replay' on Infrastructure Spending, Stimulus http://mrc.org/business-and-media-institute/here-we-go-again-networks-back-obama-replay-infrastructure-spending-sti <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Just like in Groundhog Day when Bill Murray wakes up to the same day each and every morning, it appears Americans will feel a frustrating sense of déjà vu listening to President Obama's jobs speech on Sept. 8.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/business-and-media-institute/here-we-go-again-networks-back-obama-replay-infrastructure-spending-sti" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy Government Labor Media Taxes 2008 2009 administration back big bill bridges create created fact infrastructure jobs million networks news obama package percent president roads Stimulus stories work Thu, 08 Sep 2011 01:45:00 +0000 27503 at http://mrc.org Of Mice & Media http://mrc.org/commentary/mice-media <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-kennedy">Dan Kennedy</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>This past week President Obama unveiled his two best ideas for ending our economic crisis and unleashing a job creation tsunami. Apparently he has been keeping these powerful plans in reserve, waiting until they were most needed. In case you missed them, be ready to sleep better tonight after hearing these flashes of genius.</p> <p>One: patent law reform.</p> <p>I'll give you a moment to catch your breath.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/commentary/mice-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business congre president slowly unemployment Fri, 19 Aug 2011 21:36:00 +0000 admin 29968 at http://mrc.org Top Journalists that Serve on Soros-Funded Boards of Directors or Advisers http://mrc.org/business-and-media-institute/top-journalists-serve-soros-funded-boards-directors-or-advisers <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/iris-somberg">Iris Somberg</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="Section1"> <p><a title="George Soros and the Media" href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2011/George_Soros_Media_Mogul.html">Read the Full Report</a></p> <p><a title="George Soros and the Media: Executive Summary" href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2011/George_Soros_Media_Mogul2.html">Read the Executive Summary</a></p> <br /> <p><strong>Center for Public Integrity</strong></p> <p><strong><br /></strong></p> <p><strong>Board of Directors:</strong></p> <p><strong><br /></strong></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/business-and-media-institute/top-journalists-serve-soros-funded-boards-directors-or-advisers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business advisory annenberg board center CEO charles columbia communication correspondent director directors editor executive foundation graduate investigative journal journalism knight llc member national news PBS post president public radio reporting school senior university universitys Mon, 15 Aug 2011 22:08:00 +0000 2080 at http://mrc.org George Soros: Media Mogul http://mrc.org/special-reports/george-soros-media-mogul <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/iris-somberg">Iris Somberg</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a title="George Soros and the Media: Executive Summary" href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2011/George_Soros_Media_Mogul2.html">Read the Executive Summary</a></p> <p><a title="Top Journalists that Serve on Soros-Funded Boards" href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2011/Top_Journalists_that_Serve_on_SorosFunded__Boards_of_Directors_or_Advisers.html">Read Top Journalists that Serve on Soros-Funded Boards</a></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/special-reports/george-soros-media-mogul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 2009 2010 abc agenda alternet 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service show site society soros sources start states stations stories story study support syndicate tax ties top united university washington web work world wrote year york Mon, 15 Aug 2011 20:59:00 +0000 admin 2081 at http://mrc.org George Soros: Media Mogul: Executive Summary http://mrc.org/special-reports/george-soros-media-mogul-executive-summary <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/iris-somberg">Iris Somberg</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a title="George Soros and the Media" href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2011/George_Soros_Media_Mogul.html">See Full Report</a></p> <p><a title="Top Journalists that Serve on Soros-Funded Boards" href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2011/Top_Journalists_that_Serve_on_SorosFunded__Boards_of_Directors_or_Advisers.html">See Detailed List of Soros-Connected Journalists</a></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/special-reports/george-soros-media-mogul-executive-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 2003 abramson amanpour analysis boards business cash claim component conflicts downie editor editors extensive foundations Fox funding groups including industry infrastructure institute investigative journalism Journalists liberal mainstream million millions motives news operations organizations population post president public questioning recommendations Reporters serve soros spend spent states united york Mon, 15 Aug 2011 18:12:00 +0000 admin 2082 at http://mrc.org Happy Birthday: Obama Gives Himself 3,200 Reasons to Celebrate http://mrc.org/commentary/happy-birthday-obama-gives-himself-3200-reasons-celebrate <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>Happy Birthday to me,</em><br /><em>Happy Birthday to me,</em><br /><em>I'm narcissistic you see,</em><br /><em>Happy birthday to me.</em><br /><br />It's the perfect romance: a man who loves to be loved and, well, his biggest fan - himself. It's hard to tell if we should mark August 4 as Barack Obama's 50th birthday or his 50th anniversary with himself. <br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/commentary/happy-birthday-obama-gives-himself-3200-reasons-celebrate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business 3200 50th alliance Anniversary back barack billion birthday bit born Budget cake candles debt economy good government grow higher nation national obama office party president presidents recent reports research Speeches talent trillions year Thu, 04 Aug 2011 18:00:00 +0000 admin 29972 at http://mrc.org IBD Notes that in D.C. Cutting Spending, Isn't what It Appears http://mrc.org/articles/ibd-notes-dc-cutting-spending-isnt-what-it-appears <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>With so many media reports focused on getting a deficit ceiling deal and competing plans to "slash spending," you might be surprised to learn that "<a href="http://www.investors.com/NewsAndAnalysis/Article/579135/201107211914/Spending-Cut-Plans-Dont-Cut-Spending.htm">spending</a><a href="http://www.investors.com/NewsAndAnalysis/Article/579135/201107211914/Spending-Cut-Plans-Dont-Cut-Spending.htm"> </a><a href="http://www.investors.com/NewsAndAnalysis/Article/579135/201107211914/Spending-Cut-Plans-Dont-Cut-Spending.htm">cut</a><a href="http://www.investors.com/NewsAndAnalysis/Article/579135/</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/ibd-notes-dc-cutting-spending-isnt-what-it-appears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Economy Government cut deal Deficit growth hogberg liberal means obama painful plans president slash Spending year years Mon, 25 Jul 2011 18:06:00 +0000 admin 27511 at http://mrc.org