Despite 0.7% Average First-Half Growth, Press Not Questioning White Ho

September 1st, 2011 10:50 PM
Today, the White House's Office of Management and Budget published its Mid-Session Review (large PDF), an economic forecast projecting, among other things, that Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for calendar 2011 will be 1.7%. That doesn't sound like much (and it isn't), but to get there growth will have to almost triple its most recently reported level during the second half of the year…

CNN Money Headline Above Picture of Gingrich, Palin and Rubio: 'Wingnu

June 14th, 2011 10:07 AM
UPDATE AT END OF POST: Headline changed to "Goofy." The next time one of your liberal friends tells you there isn't any bias in the media, show him or her the following headline published Tuesday by CNN Money's senior writer Jeanne Sahadi. "Wingnut Debt Ceiling Demands" was actually placed directly above a picture of Republican presidential candidate Newt…

CNN Money's Plan to Save Social Security: Raise Taxes, Soak the Rich

May 12th, 2010 8:46 PM
Jeanne Sahadi at CNNMoney.com has finally realized Social Security needs urgent reform - and by reform, she means going after the wealthy, of course. On Monday, Sahadi reported on news from the Congressional Budget Office that Social Security is dipping into savings already this year and will not be able to meet its obligations by 2037. That's at least 15 years earlier than what the CBO had…