This Week on Midweek Politics with David Pakman
November 26th, 2008
David Pakman, WXOJ, Northampton, MA
Louis Motamedi, WXOJ, Northampton, MA
Total Running Time: 57:22
This Week's Topics:
--Tim Carpenter, National Executive Director of Progressive Democrats for America joins us live in studio to talk about a bunch of political stuff.
--Bill Scher, blogger and author from LiberalOasis.com and Campaign for America's Future joins us live in studio.
--Marcelo Da Luz of the Power of 1 Solar Car Project calls in live about the latest news with his solar electric car, breaking solar car records, and more.
--Would a bailout of the automakers hinder the development of alternative energy cars?
--What will Democrats and liberal groups do now that their side won?
--Are conservative or liberal lobbying groups more effective at what they do?
--We look at what Obama has been criticized for so far, and concerns about his upcoming presidency.
--The economic crisis, including the latest discussion of the Big 3 automakers, their bailout, and more.
--Discussion of Proposition 8 from California, reaction from across the media and blogs, and the popular slippery slope of polygamy argument that Mike Huckabee recently used.
--The recent hearing with the CEOs of US automakers, including the questions about their private jets and whether they would sell them on the spot.
--Ted Stevens gives his last words in the US Senate, and we look at the whole scenario surrounding his departure.
Listen to it here: http://www.midweekpolitics.com/shows...1-26-2008.html