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By Carole on Apr 13, 2010
Hundreds of thousands of Americans are gearing up to participate in Tax Day Tea Parties around the country and there are signs that, finally, the mainstream media just may give these protests against big government and high taxes some fair coverage. Ironically it is the opponents of the movement who may be responsible for the change.
By Carole on Feb 25, 2010
President Barack Obama's euphemistically named Bipartisan Health Care Summit is just hours away. Rarely have so many anticipated so little from so few, but the media (and many news junkies) are treating this summit as some sort of political super bowl. And so for those who wish to follow along at home, we offer this brief guide to the who, what, when, where, and how. We'll leave the why up to you to figure out.
By Carole on May 29, 2009
Whenever any US President nominates a prospective Supreme Court Justice, a legislative process begins by which the Senate holds a confirmation hearing (see Article II, Section 2 of the US Constitution). Yet because the Senate (including its minority Republican members) is currently preparing for Judge Sonia Sotomayor's hearing, the media would have us believe this will be a unique and highly combative event.