Media Favor California Solar Mandate That Will Cost $10K Per Home

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May 22nd, 2018 10:32 AM
California is king when it comes to environmental regulations, but the latest decision to mandate solar panels comes at a high price. For homeowners. Those costs of freedom of choice and almost $10,000 higher construction expenses per home didn’t matter much to California’s proponents of solar panels or the liberal media which downplayed costs and critics when they mentioned them at…

AP Publishes Virtual Press Release on California's Solar Panel Mandate

May 16th, 2018 5:04 PM
On Wednesday, the California Energy Commission adopted "standards requiring solar systems for new homes" beginning in 2020. Kathleen Ronayne at the Associated Press published a virtual press release celebrating the move, and presented woefully incomplete information about the alleged financial benefits of this unelected body's latest move.
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CNN's Cuomo Slams Bill Taking Aim at Dodd-Frank Regulations

March 6th, 2018 1:50 PM
While interviewing Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) Tuesday morning, New Day co-host Chris Cuomo slammed a proposal that would roll back some of the Dodd-Frank regulations passed in response to the 2008 financial crisis.  

L.A. Times Screams of 'Ceaseless' Homeless Crisis on Tilted Page One

January 30th, 2018 1:37 PM
The front page of Sunday’s Los Angeles Times looked like a perfect example of curated liberal bias. The dominant story on the top left was an outraged editorial from columnist Steve Lopez, on homelessness in the city. “CEASELESS CRISIS,” it screamed. Another story on homelessness sat on its right. Below, there was a gushy feature on an openly gay Olympic skier, and another gushy…

High Taxes Produce a Moving Experience

January 25th, 2018 6:18 PM
One reason Democrats seem so fixated on importing illegal immigrants and allowing their children to stay and become citizens may be the exodus from high-tax and traditionally Democratic states. Anecdotal evidence is usually not helpful in determining trends, but when stories begin to accumulate and sound the same attention must be paid. Two friends of mine, who are longtime California…

AP Suddenly Discovers and Reports on West Coast Homelessness

November 7th, 2017 2:34 AM
The Associated Press has suddenly discovered that homelessness is a serious problem in the nation's three West Coast states of California, Oregon, and Washington, and that the problem merits national attention. How convenient — and how tardy.
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Ex-NYT Editor Abramson: GOP Budget 'Savagely' Cut Poverty Programs

June 17th, 2017 4:37 PM
Appearing as a guest on Friday's All In with Chris Hayes on MSNBC, former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson slammed the Donald Trump administration's accomplishments so far as a "debacle" and declared that the Republican budget has "savagely" taken money from poverty programs and education. Abramson: "I think both of the scenarios, Chris, that you just…
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Reporters Fret to WH That People ‘Will Suffer' Under Trump Budget

March 16th, 2017 8:01 PM
Before White House press secretary Sean Spicer threw down with reporters over President Trump’s wiretap claims on Thursday, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney faced left-leaning questions on the President’s budget that included fears people will “suffer” as a result of the conservative proposals.
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Hypocrisy: Media Outraged Over Carson, Ignored Obama Slavery Comments

March 8th, 2017 9:07 AM
In his first remarks this week to Housing and Urban Development (HUD) employees, Secretary of HUD Ben Carson called slaves “immigrants,” that had hopes for the American Dream, comments that sent the media in an uproar. From print to television to social media, journalists and celebrities alike condemned the remarks as extremely offensive. Yet the media forgot that former President…

Ben Carson: Role Model

January 17th, 2017 8:07 PM
During his Senate confirmation hearing, Dr. Ben Carson, secretary of Housing and Urban Development-designate, told a story. He said his mother was a domestic who cleaned beautiful homes. One day she asked him if he would rather live in those nice houses or the house in which he and his brother lived in Detroit. She told him that only he could decide the type of home he would eventually live…

Pundit: Conservatism Forces Smart Republicans to Say ‘Nutty Stuff’

January 15th, 2017 9:10 PM
Esquire’s Pierce readily concedes that Ben Carson (“an elite neurosurgeon”) and Mike Pompeo (“graduated at the top of his class at West Point”) are smart guys. In a way, though, they’re also tragic figures, he suggests, since they’ve “had to tailor their politics and their public personae to cater to the anti-rational, theocratic, anti-intellectual…

WashPost 'Fact-Checks' Trump's Obama Economy Charts: Facts Win, 9-0

June 4th, 2016 9:03 PM
Philip Bump and the Washington Post have apparently had a couple of pretty bad days. The Post had to endure having to cover, and cover for, an absolutely awful jobs report released Friday morning. That news made their beloved Dear Leader, who had just celebrated the allegedly wonderful economic accomplishments seen during his presidency on Wednesday, look quite foolish. Never fear: By…

NYT Writer: ‘Government Must Play a Role Again in Job Creation’

May 12th, 2016 3:35 PM
In an analysis for the front page of Wednesday’s New York Times business section, Eduardo Porter trumpeted that the real issue ailing the American economy and impeding on its improvement is the lack of mass government jobs programs similar to its “large and underappreciated role in reshaping” the country during the 19th and 20th centuries. 

Business Wires Trying to Spin Bad Numbers for Obama Administration?

April 19th, 2016 11:21 AM
The government reported this morning that seasonally adjusted March housing starts and building permits fell by 8.8 percent and 7.7 percent, respectively, far worse declines than analysts and economists predicted. After the report, the business wires at least communicated the facts accurately, but continued to insist almost to the point of editorializing that there's no reason to be worried…