The Current #151
Tuesday September 22, 2009
Hosts: Jacob Bodnar and Logan Sparrow
Segments â€“ These are three select topics from our full 75 minute show. The full show is available at the bottom of this post.
It was a massive Obamathon on Sunday as the Barackstar hit up all of the Sunday morning talk shows (with the exception of Fox News). What did our President say? Well, not much. Only one anchor had the guts to ask him about ACORN and Obama ran away from the topic like a scared schoolgirl.
It’s not just the Rich who Drink Soda
Obama said this week that the option of a “sin tax” on soda is not off the table. Wait a second, wasn’t Obama the one that promised no tax increases for anyone making under $250,000? Does the middle class not drink soda?
Talking with Crazy People
The Obama administration made two major foreign policy shifts this week. The first was halting the missile defense shield, the second was showing willingness to talk with North Korea one on one. Why does the Obama administration think the six party talks can actually work?