Entries Tagged as 'Crossroads GPS'

Shame on the Journal for ‘Lame’ Editorial That Tried To Shame the IRS

June 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · journalism, tax policy

By Denise Tessier The Albuquerque Journal’s editorial board used ridicule to try to shame the Internal Revenue Service with Saturday’s shallow editorial, “Lame IRS excuse should be good for all taxpayers” (June 21). But sadly, in doing so, the Journal should be ashamed of itself. The springboard for the editorial was the June 14 Associated […]

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More Flailing Against Obamacare, and Related Backdoor Attacks on the IRS

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments · campaign finance reform, health care reform, tax policy

By Denise Tessier When the health care enrollment deadline of March 31 passed with more than 7 million people signed up nationwide – “beating expectations” as the Associated Press put it – the Albuquerque Journal put the news inside , deciding the front-page story should be “NM lags on health care sign-ups.” The latter, more […]

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Keeping the Record Straight

July 19th, 2012 · No Comments · Fact Check, journalism

By Arthur Alpert Here’s an addendum to my last post. The Albuquerque Journal waited a day but did publish Wednesday, July 18 the Washington Post’s analysis of the Heather Wilson-Martin Heinrich race for Senate. Well, most of it. The original piece was very long and Journal editors cut it. Having compared the original (on the […]

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Another Case of Selective Scrutiny

July 16th, 2012 · No Comments · economy, financial coverage, journalism, tax policy

By Arthur Alpert I get lots of information from the Albuquerque Journal’s daily business page and Business Outlook, as well as an occasional smile. Mostly, I learn from the beat reporters what Albuquerque and New Mexico businesses are doing and how businessmen view the economy and their markets. There are also items on job moves, […]

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Mr. Monteleone Gets the Facts

March 27th, 2012 · No Comments · energy policy, Fact Check, Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert How shall I critique thee, oh, Albuquerque Journal? Let me count the ways. Shall I discourse on the AP Fact Check you haven’t published, which definitively rebuts your narrative on drilling and gas prices? Yes, absolutely, but not today. Shall I report the latest move by CATO Institute, the “free market think […]

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