McCain’s Pains

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Thursday, September 27, 2007

U.S Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) (Getty/Getty)
John McCain is one of four Republicans who declined to appear in a debate hosted by Tavis Smiley this week. Tavis Smiley talks about the controversy, and Senator McCain explains why he won’t be going. Also, how terror makes us paranoid, an update on Verizon's plan to block text messages from certain groups, and our last weekly update with real estate blogger Lockhart Steele.

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John McCain, Tavis Smiley and Lockhart Steele

Republicans Balk

Tavis Smiley, host of The Tavis Smiley Show, which airs Fridays at 9PM and Saturdays and Sundays at 2PM on AM 820, editor of The Covenant with Black America, and host of the "All-American Presidential Forums on PBS", says the Republican candidates sitting out tonight's debate are making ...

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McCain's Pains

John McCain, U.S. Senator (R-AZ), presidential candidate, and author of Hard Call: Great Decisions and the Extraordinary People Who Made Them (12 Books, 2008), explains why he'd be a good president for New York.

Hard Call is available for purchase at

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Wireless Neutrality

Siva Vaidhyanathan, associate professor of media studies and law at the University of Virginia, explains how Verizon banned the abortion rights group, Naral, from using their text messaging services, and then decided to reverse their decision.

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Personal Counter-Terrorism

Martha Stout, a psychologist who served on the faculty of the Harvard Medical school and the author of The Paranoia Switch: How Terror Rewires Our Brains and Reshapes Our Behavior--and How We Can Reclaim Our Courage (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007), talks about how to handle our psychological response to ...

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Street Value

Lockhart Steele, publisher of the Curbed blog, joins us every Thursday in September to talk real estate. This week we open the phones for your real estate horror stories.

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