Monday, August 17, 2009

Tonight on Counterpoint - August 17

Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris heard every Monday between 8:00-10:00 pm ET.
1) Chip Berlet, senior analyst at Political Research Associates, talks about the extreme right wing groups attracted to health care reform protests at Congressional town hall meetings this month.
2) Scott Horton, adjunct professor at the Columbia University School of Law and contributing editor at Harper's Magazine examines a possible Justice Dept. torture investigation and new information linking former Bush advisor Karl Rove to the firing of a U.S. Attorney in New Mexico.
3) Jake Diliberto, a founding member of the group Vets for Rethinking Afghanistan, takes a critical look at the President Obama's escalation of the Afghan war.
4) Jon Green, executive director of the Working Families Party of Connecticut discusses the state's ongoing budget crisis and his group's upcoming annual meeting.
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