I’ll be on Vermont Edition with Jane Lindholm tomorrow (Tuesday) to talk about Senator Leahy’s proposal to create a version of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission to investigate various activities of the Bush administration. It’s a call-in program, running from 12:10 to about 12:40, so feel free to call in to explain how my blog has improved your powers of concentration and helps you sleep better at night.
Here’s the audio link:
And you can submit email questions ahead of time here:
I am going to try to use the following words in my on-air responses: “aroma”, “juggernaut” and “cowbell”. You can keep score at home.
Also, I hope you have been following the developing debate re: whether to “nationalize” the banks – it ties directly to the comments on this blog regarding Americans’ historic reluctance to embrace “socialism”. Should the government own the banks, even temporarily? Republicans are opposed. You should also be paying attention to the quiet effort by the Obama administration to tackle entitlement reform, using many of the same ideas floated unsuccessfully by the Bush administration. Here, Obama is facing opposition from the Left Wing of the Democratic party. Who said being president is easy?