Big Business Loves Big Government

July 8th, 2021 6:41 PM

Politicians say they pass laws to “protect Americans from big business.” People like hearing that. Many don't like big business. Unfortunately, most people don't realize that those laws often help big business while hurting consumers. “Big business and big government are not enemies like a lot of people think they are,” says American Enterprise Institute fellow Tim Carney in my new video. “…

Media Mock Perry’s Linkage of Fossil Fuels to Reducing Sexual Assault

November 3rd, 2017 10:08 AM
The ever-opportunistic leftist media has decided that a statement by Trump administration Energy Secretary Rick Perry early Thursday asserting that the use of "fossil fuels to push power ... into ... villages in Africa" which currently have no access to the power grid would save lives and reduce "sexual assault" is controversial. As Tim Carney at the Washington Examiner observed later that…

NYT Issues Defiantly Pointless Story on Chelsea Clinton's Twitter Feed

March 23rd, 2017 5:19 PM
New York Times Katie Rogers tried to have it both ways in her story on Chelsea Clinton’s Twitter feed, claiming the Clinton daughters’ tweets were “innocent,” and forwarded advice from a Clinton friend to Chelsea’s “naysayers”: “Just unfollow.” Yet Rogers still reprinted some of Clinton’s highly politicized tweets, as if to keep her in the partisan mix anyway. Rogers’ front page Styles section…

Black Journalists Group Demands Meeting with NBC Over Hall’s Departure

February 2nd, 2017 5:44 PM
In a statement released on Wednesday, the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) demanded a meeting with NBC News to explain why its “whitewashing” their network (and cable partner MSNBC) by replacing Tamron Hall in the third hour of Today to make space for Megyn Kelly starting in the fall.  

CBS Spotlights Trump Effect on PA Senate Race, Omits Democrat's Past

October 25th, 2016 8:34 PM
As part of its ongoing look at various U.S. Senate races, Tuesday’s CBS Evening News examined the Pennsylvania match-up between Republican Senator Pat Toomey and Democratic challenger Katie McGinty and framed the race as Donald Trump possibly dragging down Toomey while ignoring McGinty’s flaws and past. 

MSNBC's Hall: I'm Not Afraid of Different Opinions; Last Year She Cut

January 23rd, 2013 5:40 PM
In a January 23 interview at MediaBistro, MSNBC NewsNation host Tamron Hall addressed the (accurate) perception that her program is not exactly objective journalism. Asked by MediaBistro about whether CNN's attempt to be "objective" was dragging it down in the ratings or if the left-leaning MSNBC was simply a better news network, Hall insisted that the primetime news coverage was definitely…

CNN's Howard Kurtz Slams MSNBC's Tamron Hall for 'Insulting' Treatment

May 13th, 2012 1:45 PM
As NewsBusters reported Friday, MSNBC's Tamron Hall threw a hissy fit when her conservative guest, the Washington Examiner's Tim Carney, called her network's coverage of the Washington Post's hit piece on Mitt Romney "ridiculous" and "absurd." On CNN's Reliable Sources Sunday, host Howard Kurtz came down strongly on her asking, "Does Hall only want guests who agree with her handling of every…

Tim Carney: Media Reluctant to Note Chinese Dissident Chen Is Protesti

April 30th, 2012 11:29 AM
Tim Carney has an excellent post this morning at the Washington Examiner about how the media are reluctant to note the reason that Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng -- who is believed , but not confirmed, to be in hiding in the U.S. Embassy in Beijing -- is in hot water with the Communist government. Chen "has exposed the horrors of China’s one-child policy, including forced abortions and…

Eleanor Clift & Clarence Page Can't Simply Admit U.S. Done More for Gl

April 8th, 2012 3:48 PM
John McLaughlin on the PBS show bearing his name asked his guests this weekend, "Has America done more to spread peace and prosperity than any other power in human history, yes or no?" The conservatives on the panel - syndicated columnist Pat Buchanan and the Washington Examiner's Tim Carney - were quick to say "Yes" as their liberal colleagues - Newsweek's Eleanor Clift and the Chicago…

Dylan Ratigan vs Tim Carney: How Much Does Big Labor Spend on Politica

August 15th, 2011 6:14 PM
On the August 15 "Dylan Ratigan Show," MSNBC anchor Dylan Ratigan and the Washington Examiner's Tim Carney sparred over the extent to which Big Labor impacts the political process relative to other industries. Ratigan, who has made a career out of bemoaning the influence that the energy, banking, health care, defense, telecom, and agriculture sectors exert on politics, omitted organized labor…

Clift Slapped Down By Tim Carney: Obama Will Talk to Eva Longoria but

May 16th, 2011 4:15 PM
On this weekend's McLaughlin Group Newsweek's Eleanor Clift used the occasion of Barack Obama's immigration speech to opine that Hispanics "know which side, which party is on their side" and implied it's not the GOP as she declared Republican Governor Jan Brewer of Arizona has "negative attitudes" towards them. During a discussion about Obama's immigration speech last week Clift even bragged: "…

Anderson Cooper Fact-Checks Abortion Foes – But Not Planned Parentho

April 13th, 2011 5:48 PM
On last Friday and on this past Tuesday night, CNN's Anderson Cooper ran fact-checks against the claims of two anti-abortion members of Congress against Planned Parenthood – but did not bother to conduct similar fact checks on the claims of Planned Parenthood and its Democratic supporters. During his Tuesday segment of "Keeping Them Honest," Cooper countered the claims of conservative Rep.…

Media Hail Pro-ObamaCare 'Bipartisanship,' Ignore Frist's, Daschle's B

January 20th, 2011 5:26 PM
"Bipartisanship" is one of those buzzwords that proponents of a policy will invoke whenever possible. But a rush to demonstrate that the policy appeals across party lines can often obscure partisans' real motives in endorsing it. Since former Senate Majority Leaders Bill Frist and Tom Daschle teamed up to endorse ObamaCare this week, plenty of media outlets have touted the "bipartisan"…

Newsweek's Jonathan Alter Demands Evidence of White House Corruption

January 7th, 2011 3:11 PM
Newsweek's Jonathan Alter, who last year wrote a lengthy book on the first year of Barack Obama's presidency, looked very displeased on Dylan Ratigan's MSNBC program earlier this week when other guests concurred with accusations of corruption against the White House. The Ratigan segment centered on a statement by Rep. Darrel Issa, R-Calif., incoming chairman of the House Oversight and…