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NYT Editorial Board Member Claims ‘Real Debt Crisis’ Is ‘Low Taxes’

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January 25th, 2023 4:59 PM

A New York Times editorial board member actually claimed that Americans should be concerned about their taxes being too low when thinking about the $31 trillion-plus national debt crisisYes, you read that correctly.

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INSANE: Paul Krugman Calls GOP ‘Economic Terrorists’

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January 24th, 2023 4:50 PM

Have legitimate concerns about the national debt? Well, you may just be one of those GOP “economic terrorists,” according to New York Times bloviator-in-chief Paul Krugman.

CBS Punts on Monster New Spending Bill; NBC Lauds ‘Big Breakthrough’

December 23rd, 2022 10:58 AM

The Big Three broadcast networks barely cared this morning that the Senate, including 18 Republicans, voted for a massive $1.7 trillion spending bill. ABC’s Good Morning America was the only broadcast network morning show to bother to air a full report, and that was a mere 93 seconds. NBC’s Today show offered just 24 seconds, lauding it as “a big breakthrough,” while CBS…

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CBS, NBC Fret Lee Demanding Border Security Could Thwart Spending Bill

December 22nd, 2022 1:50 PM

Along with a litany of pork barrel spending and woke priorities, the $1.7 trillion omnibus spending package to fund the government has yet to pass and that had Thursday’s CBS Mornings and NBC’s Today in a tizzy. Their reason? Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) has made a simple request for an amendment to extend Title 42 and thwart an even bigger tsunami of illegal immigration (compared…

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ABC's Karl Cries About Hunter Investigation, Claims GOP Likes Chaos

November 20th, 2022 11:15 AM

After spending the past year cheering on Congressional Democrats in their seemingly never ending quest to investigate former President Donald Trump and his actions on and leading up to the January 6 riots, including the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate and presumably prosecute Trump, suddenly investigations and oversight are bad since it’s the GOP’s turn to conduct them. 

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Ruhle Invites Dem Congresswoman To Fact Check New IRS Agents Claim

August 13th, 2022 10:16 AM

MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle illustrated some bizarre fact checking standards on Friday’s edition of The 11th Hour. She argued that President Biden is fighting inflation simply because Democrats just passed something called the Inflation Reduction Act while also thinking a Democratic politician is a credible source to fact check GOP claims about the IRA’s provision that will lead to 87,000…

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ABC, NBC Promote 'Historic' Democrat Spending Bill, Omit Criticism

August 6th, 2022 11:03 AM

If you watched either the Saturday edition of Today on NBC or ABC’s Good Morning America, you would have come away with the impression that Democrats would spend the voting to improve health care and the environment and reduce inflation and the deficit while Republicans try to stop them. Neither network provided any reason why someone might chose to oppose the bill.

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Nets Mislead on Tax Increase in New Bill to Parrot WH Talking Points

August 1st, 2022 6:59 PM

The networks were ecstatic when Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced his support for the Inflation Reduction Act. So ecstatic, that they seemingly forgot their role as journalists, instead mindlessly parroting White House talking points about the bill despite the Joint Committee on Taxation saying it would increase taxes on people earning less than $400,000, despite the Biden administration’s…

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ABC, CBS Fret WH ‘Nemesis’ Manchin's ‘Crushing Blow’ to Climate Plans

July 15th, 2022 4:23 PM

On Thursday night, Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) told his party’s leadership that he wouldn’t support President Biden’s latest attempt to pass his climate change agenda and other massive social spending proposals, so it was only natural that the liberal broadcast networks bemoaned on Friday that a Biden “nemesis” senator bankrolled by fossil fuels had dealt “a crushing blow” to fighting climate…

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MSNBC's Tur Pushes Biden from Left on Forgiving Student Loans

April 29th, 2022 8:23 PM

On Friday morning, MSNBC host Katy Tur and contributor Geoff Bennett lamented that President Joe Biden is reluctant to spend even more federal money by going along with forgiving student debt -- a move many Democrats hope will boost them with young voters in this year's elections.

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Capehart Accuses GOP of 'Playing Games' Amid Putin WMD Threats

March 19th, 2022 11:21 AM

Math and logic were in short supply on the Friday edition of PBS NewsHour as Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart accused 31 Republican senators “playing games” with aid for Ukraine because they voted against a spending bill in which less than one percent of the money was for Ukrainian aid.

The Deeper and Deeper into Debt We Go...

March 16th, 2022 11:44 AM

In his State of the Union address, President Biden claimed he would, be “the only president to ever cut the deficit by more than $1 trillion in a single year.” While this is technically true, he ignores the fact that the reduction in the deficit will be due to the decreased expenditures associated with COVID-19 relief.

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ABC's 'This Week' Panel Attacks Manchin 'He Represents Plutocrats'

December 26th, 2021 12:17 PM

It’s now been a week since Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) went on Fox News Sunday and tanked President Biden’s Build Back Better bill, drawing audible sighs from the mostly liberal panel on ABC’s This Week. A week later and they still have not gotten over it. They spent the latter half of the so-called “Powerhouse Roundtable” railing against Manchin for not going along with their…

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CBS Asks if ‘Grown-Up’ Kamala Feels ‘Betrayed’ by Manchin

December 21st, 2021 2:32 PM

On Tuesday, CBS Mornings previewed Face the Nation moderator Margaret Brennan’s exclusive softball sit-down with Vice President Kamala Harris set to air on Sunday. Brennan was shown fretting to the VP about whether West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin was “playing fair” or if Harris felt “betrayed” by his opposition to trillions in wasteful spending. Later, co-host Gayle King…