January 2013 Archive

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When Bad Things “Happen to” John Boehner

By Marie Burns: Reading Ross Douthat's New York Times column today is like reading a bad novel by a sociopath. You know you have to suspend disbelief to get through it...

Fiscal Cliff

New York Times Article Tells Big Lies on Impact of Fiscal Cliff Deal on Rich v. Ordinary Americans

By Yves Smith: If the media was licensed, the New York Times story, “After Fiscal Cliff Deal, Tax Code May Be the Most Progressive Since 1979,” ...

Social Security

Bad News on Social Security: We’re Going to Live Longer

By Dean Baker: That's what Gary King and Samir Soneji tell us in a NYT column this morning. The gist of the piece is that the authors, two ...

Fusband

For Some Reason, the New York Times Published a Story on Non-Married Spouses Who Call Each Other Things Like ‘Fusband’

By Jordan Sargent: Sometimes the New York Times profiles people that are genuine monsters of upper-class naiveté and privilege...