Cabinet 2.0

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Thursday, November 13, 2008

Will President Obama have a cabinet-level Chief of Technology? Andrew Rasiej, founder of Personal Democracy Forum, discusses the possibility of the new cabinet post. Plus, Congressman Scott Garrett on the larger Democratic majority in Washington and James Grant, author of Mr. Market Miscalculates: The Bubble Years and Beyond, on what really went wrong with the economy.

What's Next for Congress?

U.S. Congressman Scott Garrett (R-NJ, 5th district), will talk about how the new administration and a larger Democratic majority will change things for Congress.

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James Grant, founder and editor of Grant's Interest Rate Observer and the author of Mr. Market Miscalculates: The Bubble Years and Beyond, offers his insight into what went wrong with the economy and how to fix it.

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Booting Up

Does your computer take FOREVER to boot up? CruchGear Editor John Biggs joins us to explain why it takes so long and how manufacturers are trying to speed up the process. Let us know: What do you do while you're waiting for your computer to boot up?
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Chief of Technology

Andrew Rasiej, founder of Personal Democracy Forum, talks about the potential presidential cabinet position of Chief Technology Officer. Who's in your fantasy cabinet? Visit our Fab Cab page and let us know.

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Losing News

New Jersey's largest newspaper, the Newark Star Ledger, has been decimated by staff cuts, leaving locals worried that they are losing an important watchdog on the powerful. Michael Aron, Senior Political Correspondent and News Director at NJN, will look at the impact of the cuts.
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Boom Town

The City Council is expected to approve the redevelopment of Willets Point today. Carlos Canal, owner of Flushing Towing, explains why he sold his property, while Jake Bono of Bono Sawdust Supply opposes the plan. Then, WNYC's Matthew Shuerman on why the city is ...

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