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Thursday, May 28, 2009

Blogger Andrew Sullivan discusses the recent Proposition 8 ruling in California, the Sotomayor nomination, and other news of the day. Plus, economic indicators 101; following the torture memo trail; and Twitter takes over. Digesting Politics Is Back!

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Andrew Sullivan

Doing Dishes

Andrew Sullivan blogger for The Daily Dish at Atlantic.com and author of The Conservative Soul, discusses the Prop 8 ruling in California, the Sotomayor nomination, and other news.

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Measure by Measure

Anirvan Banerji, co-founder and director of research at the Economic Cycle Research Institute (ECRI), talks about indicators of economic health beyond the Dow. This week he discusses gold and inflation.

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The Torture Trail

Christopher H. Pyle, professor of politics at Mount Holyoke College and author of Getting Away with Torture: Secret Government, War Crimes and the Rule of Law talks about the torture memo paper trail.

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Tweet If You Use Twitter

Farhad Manjoo, Slate's technology columnist and the author of True Enough: Learning To Live in a Post-Fact Society talks about what Twitter means and how different groups use it. What's your take on Twitter? How do you use it? Comment below!

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We're Number (Fifty) One! We're Number (Fifty) One!

According to one insurance company, New York State drivers are the worst in the nation - at least in terms of answering questions on a written test. Wade Bontrager, senior vice president of GMAC Insurance, talks about the survey.

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