"Renaissance Thinking About the Issues of Our Day"
Hour One: Who's really running for office...candidates or special interest groups?
Hour Two: Big Brother Is Now Your Diet Coach...should the government be watching your figure? Greg Beato, Reason Magazine
Hour Three: Is Virginia investigating Gingrich's campaign for criminal election fraud? Brad Friedman, Brad Blog
Today the Republican primary race for the White House hits Florida. Polls indicate that Mitt Romney is headed for a victory in the sunshine state – but are voters this year really choosing candidates – or special interest groups? Research shows that election spending by outside groups is up 1,600% this year in the Republican primary compared to 2008 – and about half of all the political ads on the air are paid for by Super PACs – thos
Multi-millionaire lobbyist Grover Norquist is calling for the impeachment of President Obama. In an interview with the right-wing National Journal – Norquist warned that if President Obama wins re-election and decides to let the Bush tax cuts for the top 2% expire at the end of the year – then Republicans will “have enough votes in the Senate in 2014 to impeach [him].”
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