Entries Tagged as 'Bruce Bartlett'

Finding a Tidbit of Reality in an Unexpected Place

June 4th, 2016 · 1 Comment · journalism

By Arthur Alpert Be still, my heart! The Albuquerque Journal just published a story on how Corporate America really works. Ok, it wasn’t a story, more like a paragraph. And it wasn’t part of a discussion, just a quote. But I shouldn’t nitpick. Fact is, the Journal, whose narrative on American business is a fairy […]

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Samuelson’s Confused Commentary about Government Jobs

October 30th, 2012 · No Comments · economy, role of government

By Arthur Alpert I’m on top of the world, swingin’ on a rainbow… On the heels of my musings on the Albuquerque Journal’s low intellectual level, the editors printed another of Robert Samuelson’s syndicated columns. The timing of this vacuous essay is the frosting on my cake, the cherry on my sundae, the exclamation point […]

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What It Takes to be Banned by the Journal

April 17th, 2012 · No Comments · economy, tax policy

By Arthur Alpert I’m always writing here about how the Albuquerque Journal’s editorial agenda determines its news pages, which is what I should do. There’s no point in beefing about the editorials because he who owns the organ calls the tune, whereas there is universal condemnation – the Hearst era being long gone – for […]

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The Journal Belongs To History

January 22nd, 2010 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert The Albuquerque Journal belongs to history. Thanks to Richard Perez of the N. Y. Times for reminding me of that toward the end of his Jan. 17 story on new sources of news: “For generations, owners who have little or no need to answer to shareholders have famously used their newspapers to […]

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