Lefty Crackpot Theory: Chinese Dictators Funneling Cash into GOP Campa

October 26th, 2010 5:03 PM
The potentially historic midterm elections are a week away and left-wing voices  are getting more shrill and paranoid than ever before. On CNBC’s Oct. 26 “The Call,” left-wing talker and frequent MSNBC guest Mike Papantonio went on a nearly six-minute conspiratorial, anti-corporation, anti-conservative candidate rant suggesting GOP U.S. Senate hopeful Sharron Angle was…

CNBC's Kudlow: 'Serious Insider' Says NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg Next

October 1st, 2010 3:30 PM
With what appears to be a devastating election looming for his party, is President Obama attempting to follow in the footsteps of one of his predecessors and moderate toward the center? Not if choosing Pete Rouse to replace chief of staff Rahm Emanuel is any indication,  according to CNBC’s Larry Kudlow. On the Oct. 1 broadcast of “The Call,” CNBC Washington correspondent John Harwood…

Tax Cut All-Star -- CNBC's Trish Regan: Calls It 'Inherently Un-Americ

July 12th, 2010 10:52 AM
Throughout the last half-century, time and time again, a means to stimulate an ailing economy has occurred through tax cuts. Former Presidents John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush have proven economic relief is most effective through tax cuts - not government spending.  Still that method has detractors. However, CNBC "The Call" co-anchor Trish Regan, with a panel…

Vintage Santelli – Rips Obama's Keynesian-ish Policies: Why Does My

June 25th, 2010 3:51 PM
This is one of those "I told you so" moments conservatives should really be out publicizing: The $787-billion stimulus passed early 2009 - it's not working. And on CNBC's June 25 broadcast of "The Call," CME Group floor reporter Rick Santelli explained that all government spending is not created equal, and President Obama's so-called stimulus spending was for government…

Rick Sanchez Admits He Doesn't Know What Nine Meters Is

March 2nd, 2010 1:25 PM
"Myself and most of the people I know don't know the metric system or can't do the conversion charts very well."So said CNN's Rick Sanchez Monday in response to criticism that he has taken for his absolutely pathetic coverage of Saturday's tsunamis in Hawaii.As NewsBusters previously reported, Sanchez manically pestered a scientist brought on to CNN's set Saturday to explain what was…

CNBC’s Harwood: Chance of Dems Pushing Another Stimulus to Save Face

November 27th, 2009 1:32 PM
Here we go again. We've already seen how ineffective the previous $787-billion stimulus Congress and the President forced through earlier this year has been with curbing unemployment, as it has raced into double-digits over the previous months. But will there be an effort to force through another one? Earlier this week, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi made overtures of another stimulus in a…

CNBC’s Regan Worries 'Freshman Congressmen from Timbuktu' to Have To

November 20th, 2009 8:51 PM
It's an issue that libertarian Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a self-proclaimed socialist agree on: Congress should have the authority to call for the Federal Reserve to be audited. But it is also something that some in the financial media are reluctant to support, especially judging from the tone of CNBC "The Call" co-host Trish Regan and comments CNBC senior…

CNBC Goes into 'Crisis' Mode at Height of ObamaCare Debate

July 31st, 2009 12:32 PM
Balanced? Sure. Hyperbolic? Definitely.Invoking the word "crisis" might conjure up images of a Category 5 hurricane bearing down on the U.S. Gulf Coast or some other situation where decisive action much be taken to avert impending doom. But, is it appropriate to suddenly attach it to the key issue put forth by Obama administration, such as health care? On July 30, CNBC dedicated its…

Saudi Oil Minister Reprimands CNBC Reporter for Calling OPEC a 'Cartel

May 28th, 2009 1:59 PM
It's the new "C" word according to Melissa Francis, co-host of CNBC's "The Call." Using the word "cartel" to describe OPEC is officially a no- no. Francis, who was on location in Vienna, Austria at the OPEC summit, reported on an exchange between herself and Ali Al-Naimi, the oil minister of Saudi Arabia during the May 28 broadcast of "Squawk on the Street.…

Santelli Takes on Another Lefty Blaming the Right for Economic Hardshi

May 7th, 2009 7:46 PM
For whatever reason, CNBC keeps lining up challengers to take on its Chicago Mercantile Exchange floor reporter Rick Santelli over his self-reliance, pro-taxpayer persona - whether it's Steve Liesman, Arianna Huffington or this time, Keith Boykin - editor of The Daily Voice, a CNBC contributor and a BET TV host. ON CNBC's May 7 "The Call," Santelli took on Boykin in the program's…

Fireworks: Kudlow, Santelli Rail Against the Corruption of TARP and Go

April 24th, 2009 3:29 PM
If CNBC on-air talent has really had their hands tied by General Electric and NBC management on criticizing the current administration's economic policy, you couldn't tell it from watching Rick Santelli and Larry Kudlow.  On CNBC's April 24 "The Call," Santelli expressed his frustration with an overreaction by the government to solve the financial crisis when Kudlow asked him about the…

Santelli Takes On Liberal Economist Robert Reich on $1.1 Trillion for

April 3rd, 2009 6:29 PM
For the second time in a week, CNBC's Rick Santelli faced down one of the standard-bearers of liberalism.First, he explained to Huffington Post editor and founder Arianna Huffington on the March 31 "Squawk Box" that markets are more efficient in correcting economic hardship, in the banking and housing sectors. On CNBC's April 3 "The Call," Santelli took on University of…

LA Times Columnist Cheap Shots CNBC’s Larry Kudlow

March 13th, 2009 6:39 PM
Could this be a sign of things to come? Now that CNBC Chicago Mercantile Exchange reporter Rick Santelli has mysteriously disappeared from the spotlight after his criticism of President Barack Obama's mortgage proposal in February and now that CNBC "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer has been marginalized after his lackluster appearance on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" on March…

Santelli: Get the Government Out of the Banking System

February 23rd, 2009 3:18 PM
As rumors of nationalization swirl about Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) and Citigroup (NYSE:C), the market indices have fallen. On Feb. 23, Larry Kudlow, co-host of CNBC's "The Call," asked CNBC Chicago Mercantile floor reporter Rick Santelli if the government should be involved in propping these troubled banks. Santelli made waves on CNBC's Feb. 19 "Squawk Box" railing against…