On The Show Today
Aug 27 2013
- Syria: White House doesn't think it needs Congressional or UN input to strike, Secretary of State John Kerry says there will be "accountability", US citizens would rather get colonoscopy than see us go in to Syria - there is virtually no public support for military action
- Congressional Black Caucus not sure Obama election has helped race relations: income gap has widened, jobs and home ownership among blacks has declined, some still contend that opposition to Obamacare is racial
- 9 year old girl charged with rape for playing doctor with 4 year old boy
KT MCFARLAND - KTMcFarland.com
Kathleen Troia “KT” McFarland is a national security commentator and columnist who appears weekly on a number of TV, online and national radio programs. Ms. McFarland held national security posts in the Nixon, Ford and Reagan Administrations, and received the Defense Department’s highest civilian award. She ran as a Republican candidate for the US Senate from New York in 2006.
FEATURED GUEST: GOVERNOR GEORGE PATAKI - Chadbourne.com
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Governor George Pataki’s practice at Chadbourne and Parke focuses on energy, environmental and corporate matters. Prior to joining Chadbourne & Parke LLP, he served three terms as the 53rd governor of New York state, from 1995 through 2006. First elected in 1994, he won re-election in 1998 and 2002. Governor Pataki brings to Chadbourne broad experience in law and public service. He was a partner in the New York law firm of Plunkett & Jaffe until 1987. He was elected mayor of Peekskill, New York in 1981, and served in the New York State Legislature as an assemblyman and then a senator from 1985 to 1994, before becoming governor. During his tenure as New York’s chief executive, Governor Pataki advanced award-winning, cutting-edge policies in the renewable energy and environmental fields. His initiatives included the protection of over one million acres of open space, the adoption of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, the implementation of the nation’s first green building tax credit, landmark brownfield legislation and programs to enhance the production and use of alternative energy like biodiesel, ethanol, fuel cells and clean coal.
MANDISA - MandisaOfficial.com
Mandisa's fourth studio album, "Overcomer", is out today
Three-time GRAMMY® nominee and Season 5 American Idol finalist Mandisa is a voice of encouragement and truth to people facing life’s challenges all around the world.
Ken Blackwell is the Senior Fellow for Family Empowerment at the Family Research Council. His public service includes terms as Mayor of Cincinnati, Undersecretary at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Commission. In 1994, he became the first African-American elected to a statewide executive office in Ohio when he was elected Treasurer of state. He subsequently was elected Secretary of State, and in 2006, was the Republican nominee for Governor.