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Newsbusters Column: Corporate Spending on Perks "Egregious"? What about the Feds? (4.07.2011)

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As debate rages across the country about whether it is reasonable to reduce federal spending in light of the fact that the federal governmentis spending more than eight times what ittakes in, the same publications willing to defend that spending often simultaneously criticize spending by businesses that make a profit. One such story ran in publications nationwide this week, including the Chicago Tribune.

Newsbusters Column: Tearful Coverage for Rep. Ellison (3.11.2011)

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Amid the media's vilification of Rep. Peter King, their continuing coverage of Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison's "tearful struggle" stands in stark contrast.
 
"Amid the raw feelings of Thursday's House hearings on domestic Islamic radicalization, Rep. Keith Ellison could not fight back the tears" as he recounted a story about Mohammed Salman Hamdani. Rep. Ellison "choked up and spoke haltingly of how some tried to 'smear' Hamdani because of his faith,"
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