Ticking Time Bomb: Social Security & Medicare Are Broke

June 3rd, 2023 12:13 AM

Social Security is toast. So is Medicare. Too many of us old people live longer, so there are not enough working people to support us. Soon both Social Security and Medicare will be broke. Our politicians don’t have the guts to do anything about it. Or even talk about it. It’s easy to see why. Recently, France’s president, trying to keep his country’s pension system from going broke, raised…

High Gas Prices? Economist Says ‘Time for More Stimulus’ in CNN Op-Ed

March 14th, 2022 12:35 PM

CNN Business published an opinion piece that acknowledged soaring inflation and rising gas prices. The economist author absurdly recommended applying a band-aid to the problem, suggesting the government should spend even more money.

But in this case, the supposed cure really is worse than the disease.

Economist Nukes WashPost Claim Trump Econ Left Black Americans Behind

January 26th, 2021 12:35 PM

The Washington Post tried to push propaganda that former President Donald Trump’s economy was terrible for minorities. One economist set the paper straight.

CNBC Anchor: Hugo Chávez is 'Funny,' 'Charming,' 'A Seductor,' but 'D

October 7th, 2010 4:21 PM
What is it with Hollywood personalities going to Venezuela and being swept off their feet by the thuggish dictator Hugo Chávez. They come back with these stories claiming he is just misconstrued by the media and that he’s really a great guy. On Oct. 7, at an appearance at the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C. promoting her book “You Know I'm Right: More Prosperity, Less Government,” the…

Schultz, Huffington: Obama Should Use Kennedy Death to Promote Left-Wi

August 27th, 2009 8:26 AM
The announcement of Sen. Ted Kennedy's death came at 2 a.m. Eastern on Aug. 26 and a little over 15 hours later, two prominent liberal voices were scheming as to how the president and other Democratic leaders could use his passing to advance a political agenda. Huffington Post editor Arianna Huffington appeared on MSNBC host Ed Schultz's Aug. 26 program and was asked by Schultz if it somehow…

Stop the Presses! ABC Explores Notion of Not Passing Obama’s Giant

February 3rd, 2009 4:01 PM
It hardly balances all of the airtime given to liberal proponents of President Obama’s plans for massive government spending as “stimulus,” but an actual network news program actually presented a single story outlining the conservative free-market approach to today’s economic problems. On Saturday’s Good Morning America, ABC correspondent John Hendren examined what he termed “a growing movement…

CNBC's Francis and Haines Call Senate Bailout Bill Tax Add-Ons 'Crap

October 2nd, 2008 10:41 AM
You've got to love brutal honesty, especially when it comes from the financial media. The Senate's version of a bailout bill, which passed last night by a margin of 74-25, included "sweeteners" - or obscure tax breaks - including benefits for the manufacturer of wooden arrows used in children's toys and another for litigants in the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill. Melissa Francis, co-host of CNBC'…