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Archive for the ‘Biased Press’ Category

Katie Couric – You Gotta Love the Irony

Posted by Steve Markowitz on October 23, 2009

As my friend Jim Mahoney said when forwarding this story to me; “you gotta love the irony” of this one.

kateHere is Ms. Katie Couric, one of those “in-the-tank” amateurs who masquerades as a journalist demanding humility from Wall Streeters making seven-figures.  In her “Notebook” session this week, Couric commented on Obama’s pay czar’s cuts in comp packages for those that work for companies that received bail-out funds: Read the rest of this entry »


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Obama’s School Speech – Politics as Usual

Posted by Steve Markowitz on September 8, 2009

obama-speech_300x200During the lead up to President Obama’s speech to schoolchildren, the White House spin machine and their allies in the press tried to deflect the focus from concerns expressed by some as to the political nature of the speech.  Their implication was that the criticism was unfair and only directed at this President.  Some went on to say that a double standard was being used by those concerned since President Bush-I made a similar speech without the uproar.  While this makes for nice  rhetoric, but it’s dead wrong.

bushOn October 1, 1991, Bush-I delivered a speech to the Alice Deal Junior High School in Washington, DC.  Democrats, the majority Party at that time, then denounced the speech and ordered the General Accounting Office to investigate the legality of it.  The GAO latter found the speech to be in keeping with governmental guidelines.  The complaints from the Democrats did not stop there, as the following examples show: Read the rest of this entry »

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