Cough Up, America
January 15th, 2019 3:20 PM
When you receive your paycheck and look at the withholding for federal, state and sometimes city taxes, along with Social Security and Medicare, you probably don't think you're underpaying governments and want them to take more. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio believes that if you have played by what used to be called “the rules” and are making a decent living, taking care of yourself and your…
CBS Only Highlights Ballot Initiative Victories by Liberals
November 8th, 2018 6:39 PM
As CBS informed viewers of a number of ballot initiatives that were passed in various states on Tuesday, both the CBS Evening News and the CBS This Morning on Wednesday only showed interest in cases in which liberals were victorious. By contrast, FNC's Special Report with Bret Baier and Fox and Friends gave attention to a mixture of both conservative and liberal victories.
Thom Hartmann Actually Claims Majority of GOP Wants 'Medicare for All'
February 19th, 2018 12:50 PM
Left wing radio host Thom Hartmann, as those familiar with his rants are aware, has long railed against Republicans as hellbent on dismantling not just the welfare state provisions of Lyndon Johnson's so-called Great Society, most specifically Medicare, but also the core provisions of Roosevelt's New Deal, with Social Security topping the list.
CBS: ‘Blood’ of ‘Innocent People’ on GOP Hands After Medicaid 'Cuts'
June 29th, 2017 9:52 PM
As the Media Research Center reported earlier this week, the Big Three Networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) continued to spread the fake news that Senate Republicans were cutting Medicaid despite the Congressional Budget Office’s report the proved otherwise. CBS News dropped their reporting to a new low Thursday evening when they reported that the cuts could lead to the deaths of people suffering from…
AP Vastly Overplays Its New Respect For Never-Trumper John Kasich
January 17th, 2017 5:57 PM
Because he was the "singular 2016 (GOP) presidential contender never to fall in line behind Trump," Ohio Governor and two-time former presidential candidate John Kasich now has the Associated Press's deep respect. This largely explains why the wire service has been all too willing to ignore the fact that Kasich alone owns Ohio's impending budget problems.
Morning Joe: Kasich 'Reaganesque', Medicaid Answer 'Best of the Night'
August 7th, 2015 11:28 AM
Following Thursday night’s explosive Republican primary debate on Fox News, MSNBC’s Morning Joe was in Cleveland for reaction. A panel heaped praise on Ohio governor John Kasich, particularly regarding his response to a question about Medicaid expansion. Willie Geist described it as “the best answer of the entire night that any candidate gave.” Host Joe Scarborough thought he “hit it out of the…
NPR Bewails Texas's 'Unqualified No' to Medicaid Expansion
May 29th, 2015 5:42 PM
Friday's Morning Edition on NPR did its best to try to promote the liberal cause of expanding Medicaid in Texas. Wade Goodwyn lined up six soundbites from pro-expansion talking heads, versus only two from former Texas Governor Rick Perry, an opponent. Goodwyn played up that "in hating the Affordable Care Act, the state is leaving on the table as much as a hundred billion dollars of federal money…
WashPost’s Dana Milbank Blames North Carolina GOP For Woman’s Deat
July 29th, 2014 5:25 PM
On July 1, a local hospital in Belhaven, North Carolina closed its doors in part because the state legislature opposed the expansion of Medicaid. Since its closure, the liberal media rallied behind the town’s mayor Adam O’Neal, who has repeatedly complained about his fellow Republicans refusing to expand Medicaid. While O’Neal has become the newest media darling for the left, including…