On the Program Today - April 15th 2008

In response to listener inquires, here are the documents. We'll discuss it more tomorrow....

http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2002/10/20021002-2.html - resoution to use force in Iraq

http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2003/03/20030319-1.html - Bush's letter

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2002/dec/20/iraq.foreignpolicy2 - UN Resolution 1441

CNN story just before the invasion of Iraq started:
http://www.cnn.com/2003/ALLPOLITICS/03/19/sprj.irq.bush/index.html

Hour One - What do food shortages around the world and war have to do with Poligamy?

Hour Two - David Bossie www.citizensunited.org Topic: Does outsourcing military contracts contribute to terrorism? What about the American jobs lost?

Guest: U.S. Congressman (D-NY) Timothy "Tim" Bishop www.timbishop.house.gov Topic: Beach Protection Act

Hour Three - Guest: Scott Horton www.harpers.org/archive/2008/04/hbc-90002819 Topic: Harpers article "A Tale of Three Lawyers"

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