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Monday, March 27, 2006

The Senate will weigh in on competing immigration measures this week bringing the issue to a boil in an election year. Brian talks Monday Morning Politics with NPR’s Juan Williams and The Christian Science Monitor's Dante Chinni and later asks two State lawmakers if they can pass an on-time budget. Plus: Tom Tomorrow with a new collection of anti-Republican cartoons, the New York state budget, and your calls

Monday Morning Politics

Dante Chinni, political columnist for The Christian Science Monitor
Juan Williams, senior correspondent for National Public Radio
- on the politics of the day

» Dante Chinni's CSM columns
» Juan Williams' bio and links to his recent ...


The Devil You Know

Tom Tomorrow, cartoonist and author, Hell in a Handbasket: Dispatches from the Country Formerly Known as America (Jeremy P. Tarcher, 2006)
- on his new compilation of political cartoons

» Tom Tomorrow's blog


What's the ETA on the B-U-D-G-E-T?

Dean Skelos, New York state senator (R-9th District-Southwest Nassau County) and deputy majority leader,
Keith Wright, New York state assembly member (D-70th district-Central Harlem), chair of the committee on election law
- give their predictions on whether New York can deliver a second-straight on-time budget ...


Open Phones

Your calls on proposals to change immigration laws and enforcement

» Paul Krugman's 3/27/2006 NYT column [Times Select]


Today's Tomorrow

Cartoonist Tom Tomorrow, seen here as he combines artistic sensibilities with cutting social commentary


The Corrie Corollary

Reaction continues to pour in (we're drowning here, actually) to our recent call-in on the play "My Name Is Rachel Corrie", as well as to BL's commentary on Weekend Edition Sunday

Subject: Outreach: discuss.
Dear Brian:
Thank you for readdressing this issue. I listened to it later on Friday because I had boycotted your show that morning.


Mr. Smith Blogs About Washington

NPR's NY guy Robert Smith (no, not that Robert Smith) is guest-blogging over at NPR's blog, Mixed Signals.


Where the Money is: Asbestos Litigation

So, the government is worried that you're googling for kiddie porn on the web, but we're more concerned by the apparently gonzo market for mesothelioma-related goods and services, evidenced by the highest-value recent ad buys on google.

'Highest-Paying AdSense ...


Human Rights and Religion

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights isn't binding international law, but somehow the document, adopted in 1948, remains the gold standard of human rights.

It may also stand in partial contradiction of the new Afghan constitution, which both affirms the UDHR (Article 18: "Everyone has the right to ...


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