Greens Celebrate as Nets Ignore Bloomberg’s $500M Assault on Coal

Business
June 14th, 2019 11:45 AM
Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg reannounced a $500-million effort to eradicate coal and natural gas use in the U.S. on June 6. ABC, CBS and NBC news didn’t even flinch. That night the three broadcast evening shows made no time for the billionaire media mogul’s massive spending to shut down the rest of the nation’s coal plants by 2030 and start targeting natural gas plants. They…

Bloomberg Marks 10th 'Birthday' of Expansion with 'Stagnation' Fears

Business
June 13th, 2019 11:58 AM
The current economic expansion could “make history” if it lasts through July, but Bloomberg BusinessWeek pooh-poohed its 10th anniversary saying “no one’s partying” in the June 10 issue.

Former Mayor Bloomberg Backs Climate Pact, Just Like His Media Outlet

Business
June 5th, 2017 12:09 PM
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg reacted to a U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Climate Deal by pledging $15 million to the United Nations’ climate change efforts.   As a billionaire and the eighth richest person in the world, he can afford to — unlike all the ordinary taxpayers and low-income households who would have been saddled with the burden of living up to the…

Bloomberg Businessweek Goes Back to School: 'Tossing the First Lady's

August 27th, 2014 6:15 AM
While most national-media reporting on Michelle Obama’s push for strict school-lunch standards has been delivered with unhealthy amounts of promotional syrup, some outlets have grown more blunt. The latest edition of Bloomberg Businessweek (Aug. 25-31) carried this line in the table of contents: “Michelle Obama’s plan to rethink school lunches hits a snag: Kids.”The…

GOP Destroying Islands with Climate Change, Businessweek Says

November 22nd, 2013 3:53 PM
Climate change hysteria requires increasingly taller tales. The latest issue of Businessweek blamed Republicans for the alleged future destruction of a small chain of islands in the South Pacific. Despite this finger pointing, this same article contradicted many of its own arguments. The islands, called Kiribati, are in danger from rising sea levels, according to a Nov. 21 cover article by…

Businessweek: Leaving Finance Behind for Liberal Politics

October 17th, 2013 1:01 PM
Perhaps it was only a matter of time before Bloomberg Businessweek followed its namesake, New York Mayor and Head Nurse Michael Bloomberg, moving from business and finance and into liberal politics. And it’s jumped in with both feet. This week’s cover, featuring Ted Cruz dressed as the mad hatter, proclaimed “The Tea Party Won: Ted Cruz and his band of dead enders took…

Maher to Businessweek: I Dealt Pot to Fund College

September 9th, 2013 3:35 PM
Liberal comedian Bill Maher recently revealed how he worked his way through college: pot dealing – according Bloomberg Businessweek.  In the Sept. 9 issue, Maher admitted, “Selling pot allowed me to get through college and make enough money to start off in comedy.” Maher attended Cornell University to earn an English degree in 1978. The “Business News, Stock…

Environmental ‘Progress’ Means Backtracking to Days of Sail

July 23rd, 2013 3:16 PM
After this, maybe the Pony Express will be the next thing to come back as part of a green initiative. Environmentalists and Bloomberg Businessweek are advocating that the shipping industry backtrack 100 years and reintroduce the clipper ship. Clipper ships dominated the shipping industry in the mid-1800s, until they were edged out by steam powered ships. Businessweek ironically labeled their…

Businessweek Finds Media Punching Bag Was Boon to Business

July 17th, 2013 12:47 PM
Texas Governor Rick Perry was a joke, at least according to the same media that had ignored his impressive economic record. The Associated Press called Perry “a political punchline on par with Dan Quayle,” while MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry warned Perry that he looked “a lot like the villain who twirls his moustache and laughs while a speeding train is headed toward…

Billionaire Tom Steyer -- the 'Liberal Analogue of the Koch Brothers

April 28th, 2013 9:46 PM
The newest celebrity in the liberal universe is billionaire Tom Steyer. In a story headlined "The Wrath of a Green Billionaire," Bloomberg Businesweek reporter Joshua Green explained he’s hailed as “a liberal analogue of the conservative Koch brothers, the billionaire owners of Koch Industries, whose lavish support of free-market causes and political ruthlessness loom…

Bloomberg’s Own Media Outlet Targets NRA

March 18th, 2013 4:59 PM
Bloomberg Businessweek ran a front-page attack on the NRA for its March 18-25 edition. Much of the story was spent interviewing the owners of the Mossberg gun factory from New Haven, Conn., who find the NRA’s position “ill timed and graceless.” According to the article, not all gun makers take as strong of a position on gun control regulation as the NRA does, but…

So the Fiscal Cliff Bill Protects 'the 99 Percent' From Income-Tax Hik

January 5th, 2013 10:46 AM
On Wednesday, as President Obama signed -- er, auto-penned -- the legislation preventing the onset of the "fiscal cliff" passed by Congress the previous day, the establishment press was busy understating its impact. A Friday evening Wall Street Journal editorial (note: not a regular news report) in today's print edition lays out the gory details. But first, I will cite four…

Bloomberg Business: 'It’s Global Warming, Stupid

November 2nd, 2012 5:05 PM
Bloomberg Business never lets an opportunity to push global warming pass by. On the Nov. 1 edition of BusinessWeek, the cover story was titled “It’s Global Warming, Stupid” which appeared in huge black letters with a red background on the cover. Underneath the title was a picture of flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy. The article, written by assistant managing editor and…

Businessweek Cover Mocks Mormons

July 12th, 2012 2:58 PM
The title of a post at Business Insider crows, “Here's The Ballsy Businessweek Cover That's Going To Piss Off The Mormon Church.” In truth, it should anger anyone who finds it low and, frankly, un-American, to attack a candidate – directly or indirectly – through his religion. But with Mitt Romney running neck and neck with Barack Obama, Bloomberg Businessweek…