Apple Gets Kid-Glove Treatment After CEO Emails CNBC's Jim Cramer

August 25th, 2015 1:01 PM
It doesn't seem likely that an oil company CEO would get the benefit of the doubt Apple CEO Tim Cook received from the press yesterday after he emailed well-known financial commentator and investment adviser Jim Cramer about his company's performance in China. In an email read over the air on CNBC, Cook reported that "we have continued to experience strong growth for our…

Lefty Apple Pays Musicians 27 Times Less Than Sweatshop Laborers

June 26th, 2015 9:35 AM
Left-wing Apple is huge and popular with the technorati. It became the world’s first company worth $700 billion, and was once rich enough to buy the entire island of Cyprus. But Apple said it can only afford to pay musicians pennies an hour for streaming their music, approximately 27 times less than Chinese factory workers earned making the Apple Watch. Apple came under intense…

Kos: Success of Apple ‘Lays Waste to Conservative Ideology’

April 30th, 2015 6:06 PM
Apple Inc. is not merely a tech company; it’s also a destroyer of right-wing doctrine. That was the main argument of a Tuesday blog post by Daily Kos founder and publisher Markos Moulitsas. Kos asserted that the huge success of the California-based Apple refutes the “conservatives [who] bray incessantly about the Golden State's ‘high taxes and burdensome regulations.…
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CBS Touts 'Growing Backlash' Against Indiana's Religious Freedom Law

March 27th, 2015 11:43 PM
Friday's CBS Evening News played up the "growing backlash" by social liberals against a new law in Indiana that protest the religious liberties of business owners. Correspondent Adriana Diaz spotlighted how "the protests have grown from Indiana's state house to a torrent on social media." She also played clips or read excerpts from statements of four opponents of the…
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TIME's 'Person of the Year' Angers Supporters of Ferguson Protesters

December 10th, 2014 6:27 PM
Every December, the people at TIME magazine choose the “Person of the Year,” who is described as “the person or persons who most affected the news and our lives, for good or ill, and embodied what was important about the year.” Two of the candidates for the 2014 honor were: the Ferguson, Missouri, protesters, “who took to the streets ... following the fatal shooting…

Newsweek's Gross: Apple 'Too Greedy For Its Own Good

May 30th, 2013 4:48 PM
As we've documented time and again, Newsweek global business editor Daniel Gross has a history of anti-business and pro-big government bias. Gross stayed true to form in his latest attack on a successful American business enterprise in his May 29 Newsweek feature, "Is Apple Too Clever By Half?" Gross's answer, unsurprisingly, was yes, and that the company was greedy because…

NYT's Shear Laments How Congress Grilled IRS Over Tea Party Handling

May 23rd, 2013 5:06 PM
In real life it's near impossible to find anyone who pities the IRS. That's what the New York Times is for. In a Business Day section front-pager for Thursday's paper, the Times's Michael Shear lamented that the CEO of Apple received relatively kind treatment from a Senate panel this week while IRS officials have been grilled. "One thing became clear this week on Capitol…