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Friday, May 08, 2009

Scott Horton, law professor and a contributing editor at Harper's Magazine who writes their No Comment blog, explains why it may be very difficult for the Justice Department to prosecute the Bush Administration officials responsible for the torture memos. Plus, results of the bank stress tests; explaining the payroll tax; and immunity for underage drinkers.

Guests:

Scott Horton

Stressed

Bert Ely, head of Ely & Company, a financial institutions consulting firm, and Diane Brady, senior editor of Business Week, talk about the results of the bank stress tests.

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Sander's Resignation

Pete Donahue, New York Daily News transportation reporter and New York Assemblyman Richard Brodsky, (D-Greenburgh), chairman of the Assembly Committee on Corporations, Commissions and Authorities, talk about the resignation of MTA head Lee Sander.

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Immunity for Underage Drinkers

Mary Pat Angelini, New Jersey Assemblywoman (R-11th District, Monmouth County), talks about the legislation she sponsored in the Assembly to offer teen drinkers immunity from prosecution if they seek medical attention.

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Following Up: The Memos

Scott Horton, law professor and a contributing editor at Harper's Magazine who writes their โ€œNo Commentโ€ blog, update on the possibility of accountability of torture memo authors.

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Following Up: The Payroll Tax, Prius Profitability, and Bochinche!

Andrew Spano, Westchester County Executive (D), explains the payroll tax component of the MTA bailout in Westchester County and why he opposes it. Then, fact-checking George Will on Prius profitability. Plus, Gerson Borrero columnist for El Diario la Prensa, clears up Brian's use earlier this ...

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Following Up: The Hardest Working

During a recent segment, a caller argued that bankers made more money because they just worked harder than others. Needless to say, other callers and commenters took exception to that statement. What do you think? How hard do you work? Make your case for why yours is the hardest working ...

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