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  • NYT and WaPo: Muhammad Is the Prophet of God

    03/08/2010 3:38:39 AM PST · by Scanian · 14 replies · 124+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | March 08, 2010 | Johanna Markind
    Is Muhammad more deserving of reverential treatment than Jesus? The New York Times seems to think so. A Times article reporting on the collapse of Christian communities in the Middle East contains two references to Jesus. Not "Christ," which is a religious title, or "Jesus Christ," but simply "Jesus," who was (or may have been) a historical figure. The same is true of other Times stories and wire service articles published by the Times which no longer appear on its website (but still appear on other sites under different titles and are linked below). A December 21 story entitled "First...
  • On Oprah Winfrey Christmas Show, Obamas Quibble Over Who Gives Best Gifts

    12/12/2009 5:04:52 PM PST · by Baladas · 46 replies · 1,774+ views
    Politics Daily ^ | 12/12/09 | Lynne Sweet
    When it comes to gifts, President Obama says he gives "nicer stuff that I get," an assertion disputed by First Lady Michelle Obama. A treasured girlhood Christmas gift for Mrs. Obama was a dollhouse; for the president it was a basketball from the father he met only once. This Christmas, Bo the dog will get a stocking along with the rest of the Obama family. All this information comes via Oprah Winfrey's upcoming "Christmas at the White House: An Oprah Primetime Special," to be broadcast Sunday at 10 p.m. Eastern Time on ABC.
  • Liberal Hypocrisy: Paul Krugman Accuses GOP of Unprincipled Spiteful Opposition to Obama

    10/06/2009 8:46:37 AM PDT · by EricTheRed_VocalMinority · 20 replies · 844+ views
    Vocal Minority ^ | 10/6/09 | EricTheRed_VocalMinority
    Rarely does such an example appear brilliantly illustrating why Projection is one of the two official defense mechanisms of the Democrat Party (the other is Denial). The other day, NY Times editorialist (and, somehow, Economics Nobel Prize laureate) penned a piece accusing Republicans of automatically opposing any policy, action, or statement made by President Obama simply out of spite and he even claimed they would do so even at the expense of the good of the country. The piece starts: The Politics of SpiteOctober 5, 2009If Republicans think something might be good for the president, they’re against it whether or...
  • The Destruction of ACORN, the Strategy of Breitbart & Why We Must All Remain Vigilant [Bill Whittle]

    09/30/2009 6:33:10 AM PDT · by Tolik · 40 replies · 3,015+ views
    Afterburner at PJTV ^ | September 27 2009 | Bill Whittle
    In his latest video Bill Whittle compares the destruction of ACORN with one of the most brilliant military victories of all times: Hannibal's decimation of Romans in the Battle of Cannae. Whittle says that the main war is not with ACORN but with the media. The Media is no longer "news media", because, as it was highlighted, again, in the ACORN affair, is not just biased and selective, but now engaged in suppressing the news. It's not free media anymore.As Hannibal learned that fighting all powerful Rome is dangerous, Breitbart should also be worry - he'd drawn blood of...
  • Pittsburgh Protest Promoters

    09/30/2009 6:04:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies · 1,350+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | September 30, 2009 | Brent Bozell
    Radical-left protesters outside the G-20 summit meeting in Pittsburgh last week underlined once again that our friends in the news media see no real enemy or extremist to their left. But conservative protests against Team Obama are an ugly sign of incivility, and according to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, even impending violence. HBO talk show host Bill Maher exemplified the liberal-media attitude on his Twitter page on Sept. 24: "Even with a face full of tear gas, these G-20 protesters (are) better looking than the teabaggers." But there's a big difference between the sea of tens of thousands of conservative...
  • Don't Bail Out Newspapers--Let Them Die and Get Out of the Way (Dinosaur Media DeathWatch™)

    09/29/2009 5:17:04 AM PDT · by abb · 26 replies · 1,252+ views
    Newsweek ^ | September 27, 2009 | Daniel Lyons
    Nobody in their right mind believes the future of the news business involves paper and ink rather than pixels on a screen. We all know where the news business is headed, and what's more, we've known it for at least a decade. So why on earth are people talking about a bailout for newspapers? Why is President Obama saying he'd consider it? Why is Congress holding hearings and considering "The Newspaper Revitalization Act" in a bid to save these ailing old rags with tax breaks and other handouts? It's like introducing legislation to save horse-drawn carriages, or steam engines, or...
  • It's time for Obama to take off the kid gloves

    09/25/2009 5:30:08 AM PDT · by radioone · 29 replies · 1,253+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 9-24-09 | Michael Hiltzik
    Obama seems to believe that if he explains his positions slowly and clearly enough, their fundamental logic will inevitably win the day without the need for arm-twisting.
  • Poll: 89% Say Media Helped Elect, Promote Obama

    09/24/2009 10:36:06 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 42 replies · 1,949+ views
    newsmax.com ^ | Sept. 24, 2009 | Dan Weil
    It’s not just conservatives who accuse the media of showing a liberal bias. A new survey from the Sacred Heart University Polling Institute shows that 89.3 percent of Americans believe the national media played a sizable role in helping to elect President Obama. And 69.9 percent of respondents view the national news media as intent on promoting the Obama presidency, while 26.5 percent disagreed, and 3.6 percent were unsure. More than half of those surveyed, 56.4 percent, said the news media are promoting Obama’s healthcare reform without objective criticism. Another 39.3 percent disagreed, and 4.3 percent were unsure. A majority,...
  • Narcissus And Echo: Obama And The Mainstream Media

    09/24/2009 9:30:42 AM PDT · by Sgt_Schultze · 18 replies · 1,233+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 27 May 2009 | Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr.
    It is troubling that our president is a pathological narcissist caught up in the thought patterns of Darwin, Marx, and Alinsky. Even more troubling is the fact that the Mainstream Media (MSM), suffering from an Obama-inspired narcosis, shirks its duty, refusing to publish or even explore any aspect of Obama's dark side. There is room for much optimism, however. If the ancient story of Narcissus and Echo plays itself out as Ovid recorded it, and Obama and the MSM are their contemporary counterparts, both will fade away in the not too distant future. Narcissus did not fall in love with...
  • Bias Hid ACORN’s Nuts

    09/22/2009 11:07:19 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies · 1,019+ views
    The Hill ^ | 9/21/09 | David Keene
    People live in their own little worlds and have a tendency to shut out or ignore information that makes them uncomfortable. This is particularly true of liberal politicians and journalists, who find it easier and easier to ignore facts and developments that run counter to their view of how things ought to be. This fact has been on stark display recently as liberals have dismissed anyone who questions the wisdom of President Barack Obama’s demands on our national priorities as cranks or, worse, racists. One can easily demonstrate one’s racist tendencies these days by simply attending town hall meetings or...
  • MSM Name Change Required (Partisan Liberal Media)

    09/21/2009 7:37:50 AM PDT · by SampleMan · 179 replies · 1,864+ views
    Self | Sept. 21, 2009 | SampleMan
    The "MSM" label has stuck and gets a lot of play, but we need to revise it. It is not enough to imply that "Main Stream Media" means liberal lapdogs. The MSM is no longer just biased, they are partisan. We need to press this issue and to that end I believe it would be very effective to replace the "MSM" referece with "PLM" i.e. Partisan Liberal Media. PLM, or another suitable name, needs to become the next commonly understood household name. The DNC is simply the political wing of the PLM and we need to go after the PLM's...
  • March on Media - 16 more locations added just today!

    09/21/2009 7:08:30 AM PDT · by Ibleedred · 42 replies · 4,461+ views
    OCYHUN Website ^ | 9/21/2009 | Ibleedred
    Operation CAN YOU HEAR US NOW is in high gear, from Anchorage, Alaska to Atlanta, Georgia and many points in between! Here are some other locations we’re getting ready to post: Scranton, PA; San Diego, CA; Zanesville, OH; Salem, OR; Boise, ID; Richmond, VA; Kansas City, MO; Portland, OR; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Austin, TX; New Haven, CT; Grand Rapids, MI; Rochester, NY; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Denver, CO; Roseburg, OR; and Eugene, OR!!! Let me clarify something so there is no confusion...
  • ACORN story grows in status

    09/21/2009 7:05:08 AM PDT · by laotzu · 19 replies · 1,277+ views
    San Antonio Express News ^ | 9/20/09 | Bob Richter
    San Antonio - The Express-News is now fully immersed in the ACORN story, or at least the pimp and prostitute part of it. The story went from a national brief on Sept. 11 to Page 14A last Tuesday, to 7A on Wednesday to 2A Thursday — and would have been on Page 1 had local TV icon Chris Marrou not picked the day before to announce his retirement from KENS-TV. The question is, does it deserve Page 1 status, as scores of you — many proudly identifying yourselves as members of the anti-big government San Antonio Tea Party — have...
  • Are the News Media Scared of ACORN?

    09/21/2009 5:33:17 AM PDT · by SJackson · 26 replies · 1,797+ views
    FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | September 21, 2009 | Floyd and Mary Beth Brown
    "Is ACORN Intentionally Structured As a Criminal Enterprise?" is the title of a July 2009 U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform report by Congressman Darrell Issa. The report draws some shocking conclusions: "The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now has repeatedly and deliberately engaged in systemic fraud. Both structurally and operationally, ACORN hides behind a paper wall of nonprofit corporate protections to conceal a criminal conspiracy on the part of its directors..." It is a shocking statement to absorb: “to conceal a criminal conspiracy." Yet you won’t see this on your TV unless you happen to be...
  • How Do You Feel About a Newspaper Bailout? (Poll)

    09/21/2009 6:29:00 AM PDT · by thedailyjabber · 24 replies · 1,498+ views
    The Daily Jabber ^ | 9-20-09 | Dale Gordon
    I believe this was posted in another manner elsehere, but i noticed parties over at the DU are taking part in this, as i spotted it posted there. Hate to see them have all their say. but i think they for some reason beleive newspapers are right winger propaganda machines. We don't mind a good fight with a liberal. As touched on in The Hill's - Blog Briefing Room. President Obama may be open to a newpaper bailout. We can image how many conservatives will feel about such an action. With the liberal leanings of so many of these companies,...
  • Sliming James O'Keefe: A case study {ACORN expose'}

    09/21/2009 6:12:52 AM PDT · by shove_it · 9 replies · 1,184+ views
    PowerLine ^ | 20 Sep 09 | Scott Johnson
    James O'Keefe and Hannah Giles are the young activists who have blown the lid off the criminal left-wing enterprise known as ACORN. If they were left-wingers exposing some conservative or religious organization, government-funded or not, the mainstream media would have hailed them as heroic whistleblowers, perhaps worthy of a Time cover. Instead, the media are doing their damndest to slime them. Michael Barone reflects here on how the Washington Post has treated O'Keefe and Giles in the context of the ACORN story: The Post's Thursday news story (headlined "ACORN to review incidents") helpfully identifies Giles as "the eldest daughter of...
  • It's OFFICIAL - "The Lame Stream Media"

    09/21/2009 5:24:54 AM PDT · by conservativesister · 30 replies · 1,861+ views
    09/21/09 | Conservative Sister
    Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) has introduced S. 673, - "Newspaper Revitalization Act," that would the news outlets tax deals if they were to restructure as 501(c)(3) corporations, it has one cosponsor, - Maryland colleague Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D). The White House is playing down the idea of government assistance for news organizations, due to dwindling ad revenue in the economic climate. They are now LAME - this means Fox, Limbaugh, Hannity, Malkin, Free Republic and Drudge are the MAIN STREAM MEDIA. The paradigm has now completed it's shift! Use the term "Lame Stream Media" anytime you can and pass it...
  • Modern Media Needs Thoughtful Discernment Says Archbishop Chaput

    07/14/2009 10:50:19 AM PDT · by topher · 3 replies · 529+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com -- Your Life, Family and Culture Outpost ^ | Tuesday, July 14, 2009 | By Patrick B. Craine
    Tuesday July 14, 2009 Modern Media Needs Thoughtful Discernment Says Archbishop Chaput By Patrick B. CraineCOLORADO SPRINGS, July 8, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Archbishop Charles J. Chaput spoke to a meeting of Catholic business executives last Wednesday on the discernment of media in the Catholic life.  The meeting was held by The Legatus Group, an international organization for Catholic business executives founded by Tom Monaghan in 1987. (Read the full text of the speech here)"America's news media have enormous opinion-shaping power," he told attendees. "Therefore it's vital for Catholics to understand how the media work, and especially how they work...
  • Some fictional horrors of war

    01/19/2008 6:11:40 AM PST · by Lonesome in Massachussets · 50 replies · 185+ views
    OC Register ^ | Jan. 19, 2008 | Mark Steyn
    Have you been in an airport recently and maybe seen a gaggle of America's heroes returning from Iraq? And you've probably thought, "Ah, what a marvelous sight. Remind me to straighten up the old 'Support Our Troops' fridge magnet, which seems to have slipped down below the reminder to reschedule my acupuncturist. Maybe I should go over and thank them for their service." No, no, no, under no account approach them. Instead, try to avoid making eye contact and back away slowly toward the sign for the parking garage. You're in the presence of mentally damaged violent killers who could...
  • Matthews: 'Liberal Media' Going Soft on 'Crazy' Huckabee

    11/27/2007 12:07:01 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies · 528+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | November 26, 2007 | Scott Whitlock |
    According to MSNBC host Chris Matthews, 2008 Republican candidate Mike Huckabee has been given "the biggest free ride from the liberal media that I have ever seen in my life." Appearing on Monday's edition of "Morning Joe," the "Hardball" anchor speculated that left-wingers would enjoy seeing the GOP "chaos" that a Huckabee victory in Iowa would produce and, as a result, are ignoring the Republican's "crazy" views on gun control. Matthews derided as "black helicopter stuff," the former Arkansas governor's assertion that owning a gun gives Americans the ability to fight tyranny. "It sounds crazy," he told "Morning Joe" host...
  • The Public Editor: Green reporter, Green Zone dispute, red-hot rhetoric [MSM A-HOLE's FOLLIES]

    11/12/2007 1:44:47 AM PST · by Enchante · 54 replies · 255+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | Sunday, November 11, 2007 | Armando Acuna
    When The Bee's Bobby Caina Calvan volunteered for a six-week reporting stint in Iraq, he didn't have the faintest notion he would be nominated for an award. Just a few days into his assignment, conservative blogger Michelle Malkin did the honors, nominating Calvan for "Jerk of the Year." That was just the beginning of the accolades. In a matter of days, bloggers and their flock of sheep across the country were calling Calvan an "immature human," "a pompous ass," "disrespectful," an "embarrassment," and an "anti-American military" ideologue. There were more, but you can't print them in the newspaper. What was...
  • In Defense Of Ann [Coulter] (Jonathan Falwell On The MSM Ambush Of Ann Coulter Alert)

    06/29/2007 11:10:11 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 38 replies · 2,069+ views
    Worldnetdaily.com ^ | 06/30/2007 | Jonathan Falwell
    This week, I read that Ann Coulter had said some pretty shocking things about Democrat presidential candidate John Edwards. I wondered why she would say such things. Then, as Paul Harvey might say, I read the rest of the story. Here's the gist: On ABC's "Good Morning America" broadcast, Ann Coulter was asked about some critical language she had used about Edwards. In her response, she recalled something that the often-coarse comedian Bill Maher once said about Vice President Dick Cheney. She said, "… you know, Bill Maher was not joking and saying he wished Dick Cheney had been killed...
  • Sen. Graham on 'Today': Working With Dems Even More Important Than Immigration Bill

    06/13/2007 5:18:44 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 113 replies · 2,489+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Does Lindsey Graham truly believe that his highest calling as a senator is to work with the likes of Ted Kennedy? Apparently so, judging by the South Carolinian's statement on this morning's "Today." Meredith Vieira interviewed Graham, a staunch supporter of the president's immigration plan, during the show's first half-hour. TODAY CO-HOST MEREDITH VIEIRA: When you went home recently you were at a GOP meeting and you got booed over immigration. There are a lot of people in a lot of states -- conservatives -- who think this bill is bad and they see this as a litmus test. SEN....
  • Democratic Excess: Media find too many candidates—at only one debate (Barf Alert!)

    05/20/2007 9:22:54 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 554+ views
    In the wake of the first candidates' debate among the Democratic contenders for the White House (4/26/07), many media outlets and commentators seemed annoyed that the so-called "second-tier" candidates are even bothering to run. Oddly, similar complaints about a surplus of GOP contenders in the first Republican debate (5/3/07) were hard to find in the corporate media. As FAIR noted recently (4/26/07), early election polls are a terrible way to predict the likely nominee. So using them to determine which candidates are viable and which campaigns are merely a nuisance is unwise. What's more, because the electoral process is about...
  • Ignorance is Us: How Liberal Media Facilitates Radical Islam [Re: Fort Dix Six]

    05/16/2007 2:41:50 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies · 829+ views
    Family Security Matters ^ | May 15, 2007 | Dick McDonald
    No sooner had the six Muslims been arrested for planning an attack on Fort Dix, the left wing media was pimping the concept that the six had absolutely nothing to do with al Qaeda; no connection, no alliance, no nothing (no mention of Islam) and further, that radicals anyway make up a small, misguided splinter group. Of course we Americans are so terminally ignorant that we swallow this traitorous lie as if it were written in the Bible; and we sigh in relief comforted by this “liberal cabal’s” continuing propaganda to separate our minds from reality. When pushed against the...
  • DNC's Howard Dean: Lock Out the Media

    04/25/2007 4:51:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies · 1,018+ views
    NewsMax ^ | April 25, 2007
    The head of the Democratic Party said Wednesday that the best way to get presidential candidates to talk frankly about issues is to lock out the media. During the Mortgage Bankers Association conference, a banker expressed frustration with candidates who only talk in sound bites and wondered how that could be changed. Howard Dean, once a presidential candidate, offered a simple solution. "I suggest you have candidates in to meetings like this and bar the press," Dean said. The Democratic National Committee chairman criticized media coverage, arguing that networks such as CBS used to put content first and didn't mind...
  • Analyst says media and homosexual agenda hand in hand

    03/25/2007 11:51:44 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 7 replies · 410+ views
    OneNewsNow ^ | 3/24/07 | Ed Thomas
    The President of Americans for Truth says the "Today" Show's recent launch of a national musical tour by Cyndi Lauper on behalf of a Human Rights Campaign for transgender equality, is just another example of how the media -- and entertainment industry -- have become an arm of the homosexual agenda. HRC's tour is in support of "gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender equality," according to its website. NBC's Today show launched the True Colors tour, which is no surprise of Peter LaBarbera, whose organization monitors homosexual culture. He says the pattern of the media recruiting celebrities to promote social causes...
  • (White House Press Sec'y Tony) Snow 'happy' about Gore's Oscar

    02/26/2007 9:23:50 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies · 1,259+ views
    CNN ^ | February 26, 2007 | Kathleen Koch
    WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Al Gore is garnering wide praise following his documentary's win at last night's Academy Awards -- even from White House Press Secretary Tony Snow. Asked in a press briefing Monday what he thought about Al Gore's documentary film, "An Inconvenient Truth," winning an Oscar, Snow said, "I'm happy for him," and mused, "It's good to have a second career."
  • America's Lost 3,000 (In Iraq)

    12/31/2006 5:24:28 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 145 replies · 4,981+ views
    Time ^ | December 30, 2006 | NATHAN THORNBURGH
    The death toll for U.S. soldiers in Iraq has reached 3,000, a number that's both unbearable and, compared to previous military operations, a pittance. War can make poets. The British World War I soldier Wilfred Owen had lived as a minor disciple of literary giants until he was thrust into the abattoir of Europe's cataclysmic war to discover the brutal theme of his art. "Nor is it about deeds, or lands, nor anything about glory, honour, might, majesty, dominion, or power, except War," he wrote. "My subject is War, and the pity of War." The war invested meaning into his...
  • Protest against Al-Jazeera's planned English language U.S. station.

    04/27/2006 7:39:45 PM PDT · by concretebob · 23 replies · 1,003+ views
    Protest Warrior
    Protest against Al-Jazeera's planned English language U.S. station. Rally in front of Al-Jazeera's DC Headquarters. Date & Time: Sunday, April 30th at 12:00 Noon Location: 1627 K St. NW, Washington, DC 20006
  • Valerie Plame To Attend White House Correspondents Dinner

    04/19/2006 4:38:04 PM PDT · by Zeppo · 35 replies · 4,110+ views
    Editor and Publisher ^ | April 19, 2006 | Joe Strupp
    NEW YORK Will Valerie Plame be the talk of this year's White House Correspondents Dinner? E&P has confirmed that she is slated to attend this year's gala, along with her husband Joseph Wilson and several other notable non-journalist guests, such as Alex Trebek and Ben Rothlisberger, according to organizers. As in the past, attendees at the annual black-tie affair, to be held on April 29 this year, often look for a controversial visitor who might spark extended gossip around the open bar. When outsiders such as Donna Rice, Michael Moore, Fawn Hall or Ozzie Osborne were escorted to the gathering,...
  • The Media and Reporting on the Environment

    04/05/2006 1:28:20 AM PDT · by Caipirabob · 2 replies · 302+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | April 05, 2006 | David Mastio
    Next time you read a magazine cover story like the one Time just published ("Be Worried. Be VERY Worried. Polar Ice Caps Are Melting ... More And More Land Is Being Devastated ... Rising Waters Are Drowning Low-Lying Communities... The climate is crashing, and global warming is to blame") you should remember one little fact: U.S. media companies, including Time Warner, donate more to the environmental movement than any other industry. Companies like The New York Times, Gannett, Tribune, ABC, CBS and NBC have donated more than a half-billion worth of ad space since the 1990s to raise money for...
  • Poll: Bush Still More Popular Than CBS News

    02/28/2006 4:29:33 AM PST · by peyton randolph · 12 replies · 904+ views
    Scrappleface ^ | Scott Ott
    With his characteristic optimism, President George Bush said today that his 34 percent approval rating in the latest CBS News poll, an all-time low for his presidency, could be worse. “I’m concerned, but I’m not pulling my hair out,” said Mr. Bush. “After all, it could be worse — I could be as unpopular as the CBS Evening News.” Indeed, the flagship CBS News production languishes at the bottom of the network news heap, with a mere 10 percent share of a rapidly-dwindling audience of... -snip-
  • MSNBC - Main Source National Betrayal Community

    12/08/2005 3:25:12 PM PST · by Wuli · 6 replies · 398+ views
    December 8, 2005 | wuli
    My Verizon front page gave me a link to a video-clip, advertisment for an MSNBC show, which is a filming of a documentary called "Trail of Terror" by NBC correspondent Lisa Meyers. They interview some terrorists in Lebanon who had gone to Iraq for jihad with Al Queda. I have no intention of watching it, but it simply reminded me that they have time for this smut and how much time for telling people what our men and women in uniform tell us themsleves? None. I have renamed MSNBC to Main Source National Betrayal Community.
  • Economy Was in Good Shape Before Hurricanes (Now the LSM admits the econmoy was doing well)

    09/29/2005 6:55:50 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 6 replies · 452+ views
    Biz.yahoo ^ | Thursday September 29, 8:49 am ET | By Jeannine Aversa, AP Economics Writer
    Economy Was in Good Shape Before Katrina and Rita; Growth Expected to Slow in Second Half WASHINGTON (AP) -- The economy was growing solidly before hurricanes Katrina and Rita, whose double blow is expected to make for rocky business activity in the months ahead. A Commerce Department report released Thursday showed that gross domestic product grew at a 3.3 percent annual rate in the second quarter -- confirming that economic activity was humming along at a respectable pace before the disasters struck. GDP measures the value of all goods and services produced within the United States and is the best...