Greg Palast Joins America's Radio News to talk about Larry Summers, Likely Successor to Chairman of the Fed. Reserve, Ben Bernake
Greg Palast is an investigative journalist, he writes a weekly column for Vice Magazine and also reports for the BBC and The Guardian among others, you can read his reports at GregPalast.com. He's the author of the New York Times bestsellers Billionaires & Ballot Bandits, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, Armed Madhouse and the highly acclaimed Vultures' Picnic. On Twitter at @Greg_Palast.
He joins us to discuss Larry Summers as Barack Obama’s leading choice for Chairman of the US Federal Reserve. What's Summers' background? What are his critics giving as reasons he shouldn't be appointed? Why is Obama zeroing in on him?
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Dennis Kucinich was a U.S. Representative, serving from 1997-2013. He was also a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in the 2004 and 2008 presidential elections. He's currently a Fox News commentator. FOLLOW ON TWITTER @Dennis_Kucinich.
He joins us to discuss Syria and President Obama's plans for an attack.
Does this look familiar? - “Dear Sir or Madam, I am the daughter of a Nigerian diplomat, and I need your help…” We’ve all been the target of those so called “419” scams aka “Nigerian scams.” They are those emails and letters you get from someone who seems like a government or bank official notifying you of a large monetary payoff.
Strikes in Syria Will not Diminish Chemical Weapon Capabilities - Bassam Haddad Questions the Purpose of Strikes in Syria
Bassam Haddad is Director of the Middle East Studies Program and an Associate Professor with the Department of Public and International Affairs at George Mason University. Haddad is author of Business Networks in Syria: The Political Economy of Authoritarian Resilience and co-editor of The Dawn of the Arab Uprisings: End of an Old Order?
Dan Berlant is the Department Information Officer with CAL FIRE. Keep updated on their Twitter by following "@CALFIRE_PIO"
Dan joins us to update the fire situation in California. Is the blaze in Yosemite almost contained?
Dan Riffle on the DOJ's Announcement that it will Allow States like Colorado and Washington to Continue their Marijuana Legalisation
Dan Riffle is the director of federal policies at the Marijuana Policy Project, the organization that financed and managed the Amendment 64 campaign in Colorado last year. Dan joins us to discuss the DOJ clearing the way for weed in Washington and Colorado. "At a press briefing Thursday, the U.S. Department of Justice announced it will allow Colorado and Washington to move forward with implementation of laws establishing state-regulated systems of marijuana production and distribution."
Cameron Seward is a Research Associate with the Heritage Foundation's Center for Media and Public Policy.
How will immigration be postponed, if brought up at all, until at least November? Congress first has to deal with the CR by the end of September (with only 9 legislative work days) then the Debt Ceiling by the end of October.
Financial Strategist Clark Hodges Joins us to Discuss How The U. S. markets Will React To All The Uncertainty In The Middle East
Clark Hodges is a Financial Strategist with Hodges Capital Management. How will the U. S. markets react to all the uncertainty in the Middle East?
The Miley Cyrus Effect: Do parents need to worry about young girls acting like trashy adults? What happened to Miley? Is this just a cry for help?
Dr. Helvie is a registered nurse with two masters and a doctorate in public health and wellness. He joins us to discuss his book and experiences using alternative methods to fight cancer. His latest book is, 'You Can Beat Lung Cancer: Using Alternative/Integrative Interventions'. His website is www.BeatLungCancer.net.
Michael Sargeant is the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee's executive director. He also writes for the Huffington Post.
He joins us to discuss cuts to education in North Carolina and the state's new voucher program. How will this change the state's education system? How will it impact students? Is this being done in other states?