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Eric Alterman Quotes

I like me a little bit more when i'm with you - Love Quotes
Dogs teach us a lot of things but none more important than to love unconditionally - Dog Quotes
The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why - Mark Twain Quotes
Don't look back you're not going that way - Inspirational Quotes
I never make the same mistake twice. I make it five or six times, just to be sure - Funny Quotes
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary - Work Quotes
Money may not buy happiness, but it's better to cry in a Lamborghini - Funny Quotes
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results - Albert Einstein Quotes
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America’s great newspapers have staffs that range from 50 percent to 70 percent of what they were just a few years ago.  (Eric Alterman Quotes) If bloggers are to improve our public discourse - helping busy and usually uninformed people make sense of the world - it is necessary to use some sort of standard with which to judge their reliability. Perhaps the answer (strictly advisory) is a body of their peers. Perhaps not  (Eric Alterman Quotes) As a parent and a citizen, I’ll take a Bill Gates (or Warren Buffett) over Steve Jobs every time. If we must have billionaires, better they should ignore Jobs’s example and instead embrace the morality and wisdom of the great industrialist-philanthropist Andrew Carnegie  (Eric Alterman Quotes) More and more, Democrats are starting to worry they that they have a more um, colorful version of Jimmy Carter on their hands. Obama acts cool as a proverbial cucumber but that awful 70s show seems frightfully close to a rerun  (Eric Alterman Quotes) Americans have always evinced some distrust of government, but the current situation has exacerbated this to a degree that may be unprecedented  (Eric Alterman Quotes) The Economist is undoubtedly the smartest weekly newsmagazine in the English language. I always look forward to its quirky year-end double issue  (Eric Alterman Quotes) Stylistically speaking, Barack Obama could hardly be further from Jimmy Carter if he really had been born in Kenya  (Eric Alterman Quotes) So was it a political mistake for Obama to put so many eggs in the health-care-reform basket? Well, a negative decision from the Supreme Court will certainly make it appear so  (Eric Alterman Quotes) President Obama has lowered taxes more than he has raised them, and they are today lower than they were in President Reagan’s time. But you don’t hear conservatives crowing about that  (Eric Alterman Quotes) Over one in five American children is living in poverty, and the number is rising  (Eric Alterman Quotes) Mistakes, after all, are endemic to foreign and military policy given the unpredictability of events and the difficulty of securing reliable information in a place like Iraq  (Eric Alterman Quotes) I am deeply devoted to the 27,000 songs I can take anywhere on my iPod Classic as well as the exquisitely engineered MacBook Air on which I typed this column  (Eric Alterman Quotes) There are more people at Obama’s table offering ideas than there were five years ago, but when it came to facing up to the Republicans’ threat to force a double-dip recession if they didn’t get their millionaires’ tax cut, they still amounted to nothing. And therein lies our fundamental problem  (Eric Alterman Quotes) Whether one agrees or disagrees with the tactics of the Occupy Wall Street movement, it’s easy to understand the inspiration for its anger as well as its impatience.  (Eric Alterman Quotes) Mistakes, after all, are endemic to foreign and military policy given the unpredictability of events and the difficulty of securing reliable information in a place like Iraq.  (Eric Alterman Quotes) This trend of reporting process over substance is unfortunate, if omnipresent. Even worse is the media’s inability - or unwillingness - to fact-check Republicans who are angry about the Democrats trying to debate and vote on Iraq policy.  (Eric Alterman Quotes) Much of what Tea Party candidates claimed about the world and the global economy during the 2010 elections would have earned their adherents a well-deserved F in any freshman economics (or earth science) class.  (Eric Alterman Quotes) Americans have always evinced some distrust of government, but the current situation has exacerbated this to a degree that may be unprecedented.  (Eric Alterman Quotes) By the accusation of liberal bias ... the institutions that conservatives revere - the military, corporate America, organized religion, and the powerful conservative groups themselves - will be able to escape scrutiny and increase their influence.  (Eric Alterman Quotes) The myth of the liberal media empowers conservatives to control debate in the United States to the point where liberals cannot even hope for a fair shake anymore.  (Eric Alterman Quotes) Liberals believe that they can’t get a fair shake from the media anymore  (Eric Alterman Quotes) If newspapers were a baseball team, they would be the Mets - without the hope for those folks at the very pinnacle of the financial food chain - who average nearly $24 million a year in income - ‘next year.’  (Eric Alterman Quotes) Half the U.S. population owns barely 2 percent of its wealth, putting the United States near Rwanda and Uganda and below such nations as pre-Arab Spring Tunisia and Egypt when measured by degrees of income inequality.  (Eric Alterman Quotes) Apple is a wonderful company for its customers and investors. So, too, Pixar. (NeXT, not so much...) But Apple is also an engine of misery for its subcontracted Chinese workers.  (Eric Alterman Quotes) American journalists tend to treat inequality as a fact of life. But it needn’t be.  (Eric Alterman Quotes) Fox News is nothing if not impressive. No matter how harsh the criticism it endures, the network somehow always manages to prove itself even worse than we had previously imagined  (Eric Alterman Quotes) As with almost every significant aspect of the Bush presidency, its handling of 9/11 was a catastrophe from start to finish  (Eric Alterman Quotes) Apple is a wonderful company for its customers and investors. So, too, Pixar. (NeXT, not so much... ) But Apple is also an engine of misery for its subcontracted Chinese workers  (Eric Alterman Quotes) Whether one agrees or disagrees with the tactics of the Occupy Wall Street movement, it’s easy to understand the inspiration for its anger as well as its impatience  (Eric Alterman Quotes) The myth of the liberal media empowers conservatives to control debate in the United States to the point where liberals cannot even hope for a fair shake anymore  (Eric Alterman Quotes)
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