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Climate Change ‘Bad News,’ Whether Glacier Shrinks Or Grows

March 29, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ A melting glacier in Greenland has reversed course, adding ice mass and shocking scientists. But since it’s supposed to be part of global warming, it’s “bad news” even when the glacier added ice. When it was losing ice, the media warned the area including Greenland’s Jakobshavn glacier was the “canary in […]

Networks Hype ‘Disturbing’ Lower Tax Refunds, Ignore When Payouts Top 2018

March 15, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ As if searching for a way to criticize the late 2017 tax cuts, the broadcasts networks aired a series of panicked reports about tax returns in February. Roughly 80 percent of Americans taxes were cut by the legislation, yet the broadcasts complaints fostered a misleading implication that taxes were not cut. […]

Bloomberg Not Running For President, Still Drops ‘Bombshell’ On Coal

March 12, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg won’t be running for president in 2020, but the billionaire media mogul has vowed to continue trying to eradicate the coal industry. He’s also promised to target oil and gas. Left-wing Think Progress called that admission the “bombshell the media missed.” ABC, CBS and NBC barely noticed […]

Evening News Shows Ignore Crazy Socialist Green New Deal

February 9, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ Going “green” will require a lot of green, apparently. Two U.S. legislators have a proposal designed to require substantial changes to every building in the U.S., create rail “at a scale where air travel stops becoming necessary,” replace all “combustion engine-vehicles” within a decade, and guarantee everyone a “job,” higher education, […]

NYT, Wash Post Promote ‘Ambitious’ Green New Deal, Minimize Criticism

January 18, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ The Green New Deal concept is the latest rage among progressives and the media that love them. In this case, that would include The Washington Post and New York Times. The Post’s promotions included bringing up the “smart” and “enormously popular” Green New Deal in at least 21 news or opinion […]

Tax Time! Media Defend Socialist Ocasio-Cortez’s 70% Tax Idea

January 11, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ If there’s one thing liberal media love, it’s the idea of raising taxes on the rich. It’s something they have in common with freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. As a self-identifying Democratic-Socialist, Ocasio-Cortez has plenty of expensive ideas for the government, including a Green New Deal she suggested paying for with […]

As Lefty Media Embrace 70% Top Tax Idea, Greenspan Warns It’s ‘Terrible’

January 9, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has many policy ambitions, among them she floated the idea of hiking the top tax rate to a whopping 70 percent to pay for a “Green New Deal.” Although a chorus of media liberals defended and even applauded the socialist’s “soak the rich” suggestion, some high-profile […]