Guest List Thursday 8/4

Updated
 

Kamala Harris, California Attorney General

It’s Obama’s 50th birthday but don’t expect the GOP to help him blow out the candles. The Republican party has been on steadfast a mission to undo the New Deal and the recent deficit reduction debate has only re-ignited their passion. California Attorney General Kamala Harris will help tell us what happens if they succeed.

 

Pat Garofalo, Economic Policy Editor Thinkprogress.org

The Dow Closed down 500 Points today and the Economic Policy Institute estimates that these recent spending cuts could cost more than 300 thousand jobs. Pat Garofalo Economic Policy Editor at will speak to what this means for the economy.

 

John Nichols, Washington Correspondent of The Nation.

With Wisconsin recall elections five days away unprecedented amount of campaign money is flowing into the badger state. Our resident expert John Nichols of the Nation Magazine will bring us the latest.

 

Dr. James Peterson, Director of Africana Studies and Associate Professor of English at Lehigh University

Mayor Michael Bloomberg donates $30 million to a Black and Latino Youth jobs initiative and George Soros matches. This after reports that racial wealth disparity is the greatest it’s been in decades.  Dr. James Peterson will talk about the racial income disparity in this country and what role the upper income brackets could play.

 

Eric Burns, Founder of Bullfight Strategies

Fair and Balanced Fox News has a new target and he lives under the sea. Fox and Friends says Spongebob Squarepants should tell the other side of the story when it comes to global warming. We disagree. Eric Burns, Formerly of Media Matter and Founder of Bullfight Strategies will tell us what he thinks.

Guest List Thursday 8/4

Updated