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Ed's Guest List, 6/8

06/08/11 09:37PM

Mike Papantonio, host of "The Ring of Fire" radio show.  Papantonio will pick up where he left off the last time he was on The Ed Show on the Rep. Weiner debate.Mellissa Harris Perry, Professor of Political Science at Tulane University and columnist for The Nation magazine.  She’ll talk to Ed about the latest developments on Rep. read more

What's in Ed's Head: 6/8/11

06/08/11 06:11PM

These are the stories the staff of The Ed Show are keeping an eye on ...The New York Times is reporting that Anthony Weiner's wife is pregnant.Andrew Breitbart leaked the x-rated Weiner photo.The Koch Brothers are largely responsible for high gas prices since their company, Koch Industries, is one that drives oil speculation. Now, they’re going on a campaign-like tour to defend their damaging business practices.The Wisconsin GOP is desperately trying to delay recall elections. read more

Underbuzzed

06/08/11 02:50PM

Everything other than Anthony Weiner's genitalia is underbuzzed today, and I missed the last two days, so I wanna try to get a few extra in today: Michigan Governor Rick Snyder wants to do away with local government. Tea Party, are you listening? Is big government/big brother okay at the state level?  A new poll shows Romney's solidly in the lead, but check out Herman Cain's standing. Wow. Third place. SECOND place if you only count declared candidates.The Chinese are building their first aircraft carrier. It'll be interesting to see what they want to do with it. read more

The Wednesday Outlook

06/08/11 02:29PM

Some really troubling stories today about the economy. One explains how we got here. Another bodes ill for where we're going. First, there's the terrific WaPo piece exploring Treasury Sec. Tim Geithner's prioritization of debt over jobs from even before the inauguration, including his condescending claim that stimulus spending is "sugar." Unfortunately, Pres. Obama seems to have bought into Geithner's Wall St. read more

Morning EDition: June 8, 2011

06/08/11 11:12AM

Here's what we're looking at right now. Check back later for today's Outlook and, I promise, the return of Underbuzzed (EVERY story but Weiner has been underbuzzed this week, so I may have an extra-long edition. Unless I'm all talk). Here's what's up, post your own in the comments.TODAYSenate vote on delaying cap on credit-card swipe fees charged by banks. ECONOMYWhite House to the economy: You're on your own.Pres. read more

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