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  • July 27 2009 show notes

  • WHY IS ANDREW J. HALL, HEAD OF CITIGROUP INC.'S TRADING FIRM, THE REAL CRIMINAL IN THE CASE OF THE OBESE TEEN?
  • Clip:

    ROBERTS: If your child is obese, morbidly obese in medical terms, are you responsible? Even more, are you criminally responsible?

    Well, in the case of Jerri Gray, the state of South Carolina says yes. And take a look why.

    Gray gave us this school photo of her 14-year-old son Alexander. He weighs 555 pounds. He is now in foster care and she has been charged with criminal neglect. She told "The Early Show" on CBS how he got this way.

  • July 24 2009 show notes

  • "Brunch with Bernie" with Senator Bernie Sanders, Independent of Vermont. His committee passed a bill, not single payer, but public option, putting lots of money into primary health care - more access to doctors, disease prevention, quality control, increasing coverage to tens of millions. The Baucus finance committee is focusing on negotiating with Republicans, none of whom is interested in public plan or negotiating with health companies.
  • July 23 2009 show notes

  • Quote: "Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation and freedom in all just pursuits." - Thomas Jefferson.
  • Article: Iron ore spot prices forge path to $100 By Javier Blas (click on the graphic for percentages).
  • July 22 2009 show notes

    • Quote: "The grandest of all laws is the law of progressive development. Under it, in the wide sweep of things, men grow wiser as they grow older, and societies better." - Christian Nevell Bovee.
    • Article: Conductor dies in aided suicide. He wasn't dying.
    • Should you have the right to decide when and how to end your life?
  • July 21 2009 show notes

  • Article: "Gates: 'Iran is the greatest int'l security threat'".
  • Article: "Ahmadinejad appoints new nuclear chief".
  • July 20 2009 show notes

  • Quote: "We [journalists] reached our intellectual adulthood with daily close-ups of the inequality in a nation that was founded on the commitment to equality for all. So we are inclined to side with the powerless rather than the powerful. If that is what makes us liberals so be it, just as long as . . . we adhere to the first ideals of good journalism." -- Walter Cronkite
  • Today is the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission moon landing.
  • July 17 2009 show notes

  • Quote: "Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health no pleasure can be tasted by man; without liberty, no happiness can be enjoyed by society." - Thomas Jefferson.
  • July 16 2009 show notes

  • July 15 2009 show notes

  • Quote: "It is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad." - James Madison.
  • Article: Conservatives, let this be our Waterloo by Dan Gainor.
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  • July 14 2009 show notes

  • Quote: "Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it". - Thomas Jefferson.
  • Are we disconnecting ourselves into oblivion? Is there a connection between the swallows who build a nest in my boat, the Amazon rain forest, cloned meat, antibiotics, and public health care for all, and why does it matter? For the answer, read the transcript.
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