Sep
03
2013

U.S. Missiles and 'Pinpoint Accuracy'

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Whenever war is near you can count on U.S. media to tout the lethal efficiency of U.S. weapons

Apr
05
2013

North Korea's Attack Plan: Apocalypse Never Mind

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It didn't take long for TV coverage of North Korea to enter the "Retired General Sketches Out War Games on a Big Map" phase. But a recent example of the genre on CNN demonstrated only the alarmism seems to be the order of the day.

Oct
16
2012

CBS Factchecks Romney's Tax Plan: Maybe, Who Knows?

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Mitt Romney has a multi-trillion dollar tax cut plan that he says won't add to the deficit. How does that work? He won't say, other than to pledge that he'd close some loopholes and deductions, but that none of those would harm "middle-class" Americans. Analysts have argued that this is not mathematically possible. So how do you factcheck that? That was the task for CBS Evening News last night (10/15/12). And their answer seemed to boil down to: Well, maybe. CBS reporter Wyatt Andrews explained: "Romney argues that lower rates will stimulate the economy and he is emphatic the middle-class […]