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Forbes Contributor Defends Planned Parenthood in Fox Debate

Tue, 18 Aug 2015 18:17:12 +0000

Bruce Japsen claims access to PP is necessary in ‘Forbes on Fox’ discussion about defunding.

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Bruce Japsen, a Forbes contributor who writes about health care, defended the continued federal funding of Planned Parenthood’s 700 health centers. He said that people calling for defunding were essentially saying if patients “like their [Planned Parenthood] health center, they can’t keep it.”

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Networks Ignore ‘Backlash’ Caused by Company’s $70k Minimum Wage

Mon, 03 Aug 2015 20:12:05 +0000

Broadcasts ignore problems caused by dramatic salary increases at Gravity Payments.

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The man called America’s “Boss of the Year,” at least, by ABC News, is facing problems, including the loss of top talent after giving a massive boost to many of his employees’ salaries.

Seattle-based Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price announced in April 2015 that he would implement a minimum $70,000 salary for all his employees. Back then, ABC, NBC and CBS pounced on the story and praised Price.

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‘Laissez-Faire’ Media Mogul Refused to Meddle With His Outlets’ Ideology

Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:05:55 +0000

Park Communications founder steered clear of interfering in ‘editorial viewpoints and content’ of media investments.

Lefty billionaires Warren Buffett and George Soros, who have used their fortunes to influence the media, could learn from the example of the late media mogul Roy H. Park Sr.

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Don’t Bee-lieve Fearmongering about A ‘Beepocalypse’

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:18:43 +0000

Washington Post finds honeybee colonies hit 20-year high thanks to free market beekeepers.

Fear often trumps facts in media coverage. The past several years of worries about dying colonies of bees was certainly no exception, but The Washington Post recently supplied some much-needed sting to the honeybee situation.

— Julia A. Seymour is Assistant Managing Editor for MRC Business at the Media Research Center. Follow Julia A. Seymour on Twitter.

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Media Hype Hansen’s Latest ‘Alarming’ Prediction: Sea Levels to Rise 10 Feet

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:40:07 +0000

Critics say claim has ‘zero credibility,’ but CBS, NBC, MSNBC and others call it a ‘bombshell’ from a ‘top climate scientist.’

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Climate alarmist James Hansen recently dropped a “bombshell” study about rising seas, at least according to the media hyping his claims.

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Celebs Ashton Kutcher, Kate Upton Defend Uber against NYC Mayor’s Lefty Power Grab

Wed, 22 Jul 2015 20:52:01 +0000

Actors criticize Bill de Blasio’s proposals to increase regulation on ride-sharing.

Liberal NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio recently called for a regulatory attack on ride-sharing company Uber. This set off actor Ashton Kutcher who criticized the mayor’s proposals on Twitter and Facebook calling this an example of “corrupt shortsighted politics” “destroying innovation.”

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Not Very 99 Percent: Singer Mariah Carey Shows Off Her 28 Shelves of Shoes

Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:30:51 +0000

Artist supported lefty crusaders for equality, including, President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.

Singer Mariah Carey showed off her “shoe room”  in a recent Instagram post, proving her status as a member of the 1 percent.

Her use of social media to show off her shoe collection, which is so large it has its own room, highlighted the irony of her political support for left-wing crusaders for the 99 percent, including, President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.

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Guardian Claims Denmark’s One-Day Spike in Wind Proves 100% Renewables ‘No Fantasy’

Mon, 13 Jul 2015 19:18:44 +0000

Lefty paper pushes misleading statistics to promote wind power.

Proponents of renewable energy will grab on to any sign of success.

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Green Billionaire Steyer Really Just Another Capitalist

Fri, 10 Jul 2015 18:35:39 +0000

Liberal climate change activist listed as ‘manager’ of environmental energy company.

Tom Steyer’s concern for the environment and almost religious devotion to promoting green energy appear to be targeting another kind of green.

Steyer, criticized for the hypocrisy of having built some of his fortune on coal, is now connected to green energy companies that might benefit from his climate change activism.

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Salon Derides ‘Loony’ Rep. Louie Gohmert for ‘Dumb & Dumber’ Climate Views

Fri, 10 Jul 2015 18:17:55 +0000

Left-wing editor attacks congressman after he promotes ‘opposing viewpoints’ on global warming.

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Editor's note: When MRC Business wrote this story, the Salon byline listed Peter Finocchiaro, Salon Deputy Editor, as the author. Sometime after that, Salon changed the byline to Bob Cesca.

Being out of lockstep with climate alarmism infuriates the left, including liberal online magazine editors like Salon Deputy Editor Peter Finocchiaro.

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