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  • Treasury Secretary Geithner: Lift Debt Limit to Infinity

    11/19/2012 8:41:48 AM PST · by Nachum · 48 replies
    CNS News ^ | 11/19/12 | Elizabeth Harrington
    About Us Resources Send Tips Donate RSS CNSNews.TV On the Spot On the Scene The Schein OTJ Golden Hookah Home » News Treasury Secretary Geithner: Lift Debt Limit to Infinity By Elizabeth Harrington November 19, 2012 Subscribe to Elizabeth Harrington's posts (CNSNews.com) - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Friday that Congress should stop placing legal limits on the amount of money the government can borrow and effectively lift the debt limit to infinity. On Bloomberg TV, “Political Capital” host Al Hunt asked Geithner if he believes “we ought to just eliminate the debt ceiling.” “Oh, absolutely,” Geithner said. “You do?...
  • Federal Government Sells Forclosed Homes To Cronies To Collect Rent For HUD

    08/18/2011 10:25:35 PM PDT · by ExxonPatrolUs · 19 replies
    RealMoney ^ | 8-18-2011 | Roger Arnold
    A Huge Housing Bargain -- but Not for You Roger Arnold 08/18/11 - 05:49 PM EDTThis column by Roger Arnold originally appeared on RealMoney on Aug. 11. For a free trial to RealMoney, follow . NEW YORK () -- The largest transfer of wealth from the public to private sector is about to begin. The federal government will be bulk-selling the massive portfolio of foreclosed homes now owned by HUD, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to private investors -- vulture funds. These homes, which are now the property of the U.S. government, the U.S. taxpayer, U.S. citizens collectively, are going...
  • DNC Chairwoman Bashes GOP For Supporting Foreign Car Companies, Owns Foreign Car

    05/28/2011 10:13:22 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    Mediaite ^ | May 27, 2011 | Josh Feldman
    It’s a general rule of thumb that whenever a politician says something negative about their opposition, they better not be guilty of the same thing, otherwise they would end up looking incredibly foolish. The latest pol to suffer from this is Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Since she began her tenure as head of the DNC, Wasserman Schultz has gone on the offensive against the Republicans. She accused the GOP of “waging war on the unemployed” and slammed their budget proposal as a “path to poverty.” But her latest attack on the opposition backfired in a major way....
  • Stern Sirius about silencing Web stream

    01/20/2006 2:57:38 AM PST · by Panerai · 51 replies · 1,573+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | 01/20/2006 | Jesse Noyes
    Howard Stern might have a new bone to pick now that he’s moved his risque show to Sirius Satellite Radio. And this time it isn’t with the Federal Communications Commission. The King of All Media is fighting some feisty subjects who don’t want to pay to hear the popular shock jock. Sirius and Stern’s production company, One Twelve Inc., fired off a cease-and-desist letter to at least one Web site that was rebroadcasting the radio host’s show — billed the “Show” — as an audio stream. The letter, which was e-mailed to the administrators of www.hearhoward.org and www.hearhoward100.com, called the...
  • CBS Doesn't Care (Hopes to Fool Listeners with 'Jay Severin' Show)

    12/22/2005 10:26:09 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 5 replies · 1,583+ views
    Radio Equalizer ^ | 12/22/05 | Brian Maloney
    (Severino Press Release Omits Controversies) With newly syndicated "libertarian/libertine" (read: anti-Bush quasi-liberal) host Jay Severin (real name: Jimmy Severino) still leading the pack, many controversies emanate from just a small number of questionable personalities. Even after exposes by the Boston-area news media on Sag Harbor, New York-based Severin's wild claims of winning a Pulitzer Prize for "online journalism" and other highly questionable assertions, CBS still went ahead with plans to take him national. What does that say about how very little has changed at the network since Rathergate? Teaming up with sister firm Westwood One, a highly misleading press release...
  • Stern Interrupts Replacement Announcement

    10/25/2005 6:20:00 PM PDT · by Callahan · 41 replies · 1,357+ views
    Breitbart ^ | 10/25/05 | Larry McShane
    In the middle of a Tuesday conference call announcing Infinity Broadcasting's plans to replace Howard Stern, a familiar voice appeared: Beetlejuice, the diminutive, snaggle-toothed fixture from the shock jock's nationally syndicated morning show. He was quickly cut off, leaving Infinity Broadcasting Corp.'s chairman and CEO Joel Hollander to explain how the prank only demonstrated the significance of the company's plans for a post-Stern existence _ a radio world where rocker David Lee Roth and comedian Adam Carolla will take over 12 of Stern's 27 Infinity markets. "I'm glad Howard thinks this call is important enough to put on Beetlejuice," Hollander...
  • CBS Reporter Canned Over Terror Story

    08/04/2005 10:12:03 PM PDT · by chuckpez · 4 replies · 888+ views
    Instapundit ^ | August 5th, 2005 | Glenn Reynolds
    BRIAN MALONEY: "Was a veteran CBS radio reporter sacked after complaining about her spiked terrorism reporting?"
  • CBS Yanks Report(er); Boston Reporter Fired, Terror Story Quashed

    08/04/2005 7:24:31 PM PDT · by chuckpez · 298+ views
    The Radio Equalizer- Brian Maloney ^ | August 4th, 2005 | Brian Maloney
    Was a veteran CBS radio reporter sacked after complaining about her spiked terrorism reporting? That's what Flo Jonic, now fired from WBZ-AM Boston, claims. Among her allegations: that her report on weak security at Boston's One Center Plaza was pulled after FBI complaints. When Jonic sent a scathing newsroom memo objecting to the censorship, she was immediately fired by local CBS/Infinity Broadcasting management.
  • Radio salesman awarded $600,000 in racial hostility complaint (no Afros allowed)

    04/19/2005 11:51:31 AM PDT · by Born Conservative · 41 replies · 2,335+ views
    Times Leader/AP Wire ^ | 4/19/2005 | MARYCLAIRE DALE
    PHILADELPHIA - A former salesman for the Philadelphia Eagles Radio Network was awarded $614,000 in a discrimination case after being given a book that advised blacks selling to whites not to wear Afros or African-style clothing. Viacom Inc. and Infinity Broadcasting, the network's parent companies, appealed the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission ruling to a state appellate court, a lawyer for plaintiff Shawn Brooks said Tuesday. "It's been a very tough road, standing up for what you believe in," said Brooks, 34, a native of Camden, N.J., who said his family is of mixed race. Supervisors at the radio network, which...
  • DUmmies Petitioning For A Liberal Radio Station In Dallas! (Dallas Re Have A Problem!)

    02/26/2005 8:28:08 PM PST · by txradioguy · 77 replies · 1,414+ views
    PetitionOnline.com ^ | 24 Feb 2005 | Unnamed Dummie
    Need the power of DU behind this Posted by Horse with no Name Added to homepage Thu Feb 24th 2005, 12:28 PM ET We need to promote our agenda in a uniform and consistent manner. Part of this is by supporting liberal radio formats across the country. In Dallas we are writing letters and circulating petitions to have a liberal station started. But we need liberal radio in all markets across the country so that we can spread our messages, spread the truth and combat Rush and his minions. There are some very good liberal hosts out there to do...
  • MTV Networks To Launch LOGO [on 2/17] - A New Television Network For Gay And Lesbian Viewers

    01/06/2005 8:34:29 AM PST · by Aquinasfan · 62 replies · 1,326+ views
    Viacom ^ | May 25, 2004 | Press release
    New York, N.Y. (May 25, 2004)— LOGO, a new cable television network targeted at lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) viewers will be launched by MTV Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIAB) on February 17, 2005. The new channel will be advertiser-supported, targeting primarily gays and lesbians, 25-49, and will provide a mix of original and acquired programming that is authentic, smart, inclusive and open-minded. LOGO will launch in markets across America, including Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta and San Francisco, through national cable operators, including Time Warner Cable, RCN and additional distributors that will...
  • Howard's End? (One strike and Stern's out)

    12/25/2004 5:20:14 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 90 replies · 2,718+ views
    CNN Money ^ | 12/23/04 | Krysten Crawford
    Howard's end? The shock jock is almost dead on the public airwaves: One more indecency blunder and Stern is off. NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - The shock jock died Thursday on public radio. On Dec. 23, a portentous deal reached last month between Viacom, the owner of the country's second-largest radio station operator, and federal anti-indecency watchdogs went into effect. On top of paying $3.5 million to end several ongoing investigations of on-air public broadcasts, Viacom agreed to additional measures aimed at preventing future material deemed obscene, profane or indecent. If Viacom has lived up to settlement terms, Howard Stern has...
  • INFINITY DUMPS HOWARD STERN!! (April fools perhaps?)

    04/01/2004 4:13:52 AM PST · by The G Man · 27 replies · 2,254+ views
    Local Cincinnati affiliate
    The local Cincinnati station that carries Howard Stern had alternate programming on this morning and the DJ's said Infinity Broadcasting last evening decided to dump him.It is April 1st however.
  • Could Howard Stern Topple Bush?

    03/18/2004 8:09:06 AM PST · by Mich0127 · 109 replies · 426+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 3-18-04 | Carl Limbacher
    Is "shock jock" Howard Stern's voice powerful enough to affect the upcoming presidential election to the extent of sending President Bush packing? That's what the Boston Globe wants to know, explaining that the liberal talk show host the newspaper describes as a "stripper aficionado, champion of misfits everywhere, all-purpose radio provocateur," has turned his raunchy show into a Bush bashing marathon. Writes the Globe's Matthew Gilbert, Stern has been devoting hours of his broadcast every weekday "to impassioned criticism of President Bush and support of Senator John Kerry." Stern, he writes has been "Railing tirelessly against the president, attacking Bush's...
  • Stern Feels Bush-Whacked End Is Near

    03/05/2004 3:37:17 AM PST · by kattracks · 126 replies · 533+ views
    FMQB ^ | 3/03/04
    Howard Stern says the end of his career is closer than the two years left on his contract. "I know that it's over for me," Stern said Wednesday morning. "I have been really good at predicting my career and I know when I'm outmatched. It's over for me as a broadcaster. I'm checkmated. All they gotta do is fine us and then we're gone. And there's nothing we can do about it."But even with comments like that, Stern is not going down without a fight. For the past two days the syndicated morning man has been attacking those he feels are his oppressors - Clear Channel, the...
  • Clear Channel Dumps Howard Stern; What About Infinity?

    02/26/2004 4:06:06 AM PST · by kattracks · 131 replies · 1,488+ views
    CNSNEWS.com ^ | 2/26/04 | Susan Jones
    (CNSNews.com) - It took only a week for shock jock Howard Stern to break Infinity Radio's new "zero tolerance" policy for indecent broadcasting, conservative critics said. On Tuesday, Feb. 24, Stern spent "nearly one hour of his show discussing explicit sexual activities between Rick Solomon and Paris Hilton," the American Family Association alleged. In a statement, AFA said it would ask its members to begin filing official indecency complaints against Infinity-owned stations if Viacom President Mel Karmazin doesn't immediately fire Howard Stern. Stern's show is syndicated by Infinity Broadcasting, which is owned by Viacom. Viacom also owns CBS and MTV....
  • High-speed access in ER--cool new tools to save your life

    12/29/2003 5:41:55 AM PST · by Mamzelle · 13 replies · 243+ views
    Austin American Statesman ^ | 12/29/03 | Foster Klug
      High-speed access in ER Smaller, faster machines are making a difference in hospitals. ADVERTISEMENT By Foster Klug ASSOCIATED PRESS Monday, December 29, 2003 BALTIMORE -- It's nine o'clock on a Saturday night when a 15-year-old boy with a bullet in his leg is rolled on a gurney into the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. More than 20 minutes have passed since he was shot in a drive-by. Here at Cowley, and at other trauma centers across the nation, leaping improvements in emergency medical technology are helping doctors to save lives that a few years ago would almost certainly...
  • FCC penalizes radio giant for sex segment

    10/03/2003 6:40:23 AM PDT · by hchutch · 10 replies · 160+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 10/3/2003 | Chris Baker
    <p>Federal regulators fined radio giant Infinity Broadcasting Corp. $357,500 yesterday for airing in August last year a segment on the "Opie and Anthony Show" featuring a Northern Virginia couple having sex in a Roman Catholic church.</p> <p>The Federal Communications Commission issued the fine, the largest ever for a single incident and the highest amount permitted by law. In 1995, the agency reached a $1.7 million settlement with Infinity related to a series of raunchy segments on "The Howard Stern Show," a program the company distributes.</p>