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CNN's DOOM Debt Limit Fearmongering: Global Economic Collapse!

September 29th, 2021 3:15 PM

On New Day, CNN engages in anti-GOP fearmongering regarding the debt limit. Co-host John Berman opens the show by predicting "the potential collapse of the U.S. economy, as Republicans have voted against paying U.S. debts." CNN commentator Alexis Glick takes it a step further, warning of a "catastrophic consequences" to "the global economy."

CBS’s Kelly Wallace Issues Press Release On Obama Stimulus Plan

January 8th, 2009 4:10 PM
In a news report that sounded like an Obama campaign commercial, CBS Early Show correspondent Kelly Wallace declared: "Facing the most serious economic crisis since the Great Depression, the Obama Administration is asking for the biggest stimulus plan in history. An estimated $775 billion to prop up a very sick economy." In the report, Wallace cited Nariman Behravesh, chief economist…

Fox Biz Anchor 'Frustrated' by Misuse of TARP

November 21st, 2008 3:58 PM
Fox Business Network anchor Alexis Glick is frustrated by the way the government's $700 billion financial bailout is being used, and suggested on "Money for Breakfast" Nov. 21 that it was contributing to market declines. "I mean, look, we are now at levels at least on the S&P that we haven't been since 1997. You know, people are pretty unhappy with how the TARP fund is…

FBN Anchor: Treasury’s Misuse of TARP ‘Outrageous’; a ‘Mess

November 13th, 2008 3:23 PM
So what exactly is the government doing with your money? Fox Business Network's Alexis Glick would like to know. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson announced Nov. 12 he would be redirecting the $700 billion bailout to focus on propping up financial institutions instead of buying troubled mortgage assets, which was the original intent of the rescue plan. Glick, the host of FBN's "Money…

The Biz Flog Said Short Selling Ban was Bad Idea Weeks Ago

October 9th, 2008 3:55 PM
The Securities and Exchange Commission ended the 16-day ban on short selling Oct. 9, which has left many journalists asking if the ban actually worked to keep more banks from failing. The staff at the Business & Media Institute's video blog, "The Biz Flog," could have told you the ban wasn't a good idea when they put together "Who's Afraid of a Big Bad Short Seller?"…