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Monday, August 22, 2011
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KPCC’S MANAGING EDITOR NICK ROMAN FILLS IN FOR PATT MORRISON
1:06 – 1:39
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The balanced budget amendment: what could be wrong about requiring a balanced federal budget?
On the surface it seems so logical that it’s not even worthy of a debate: of course the federal government should be constitutionally required to balance its budget each year. As with most things in
Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Virginia’s 6th District; member of the House Judiciary Committee; author of H.J. Res 1, a three-part balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution
HE CALLS US:
2:06 – 2:19
7 economic statements: fact or fiction—what’s your opinion?
Comment with your opinion on any or all of the following seven economic statements:
1. Taxes have been going up and are high compared to other countries.
2. The stimulus was a failure.
3. The stimulus should have been bigger.
4. The stimulus will have no lasting legacy.
5. The stimulus was all projects.
6. The stimulus has been full of fraud, waste and abuse.
7. Infrastructure is the answer for unemployment.
ProPublica’s Michael Grabell joins us to separate myth from truth. Will you agree with him?
Michael Grabell, reporter covering the stimulus for ProPublica
2:21:30 – 2:39
A secret history of guns
“A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a
Adam Winkler, constitutional law professor at UCLA; author of Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in
- Supreme Court’s 2008 ruling in District of Columbia v. Heller held that the Constitution gives an individual the right to possess a gun, lower courts have consistently referred to Justice Antonin Scalia’s exemptions of this right when it comes to the mentally-ill, felons, and firearms’ possession in “sensitive places” like schools and government buildings.
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Is there a market for healthy fast food? New chain looks to end greasy stereotype
Everyone says they want to eat healthier but when it comes down to it the temptations of cheap, fast, and let’s face it, delicious foods usually prove too great to resist. After all, one of the guilty pleasures of eating fast food is knowing that what tastes so good is really so bad for you. So the marketing idea behind the start-up restaurant chain “LYFE Kitchen,” with its first store opening in
Mike Donahue, chief communication officer & spokesperson for LYFE Kitchen
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Nancy Luna, author of “The Fast Food Maven” blog at the OCRegister.com and a staff writer at the Orange County Register
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