Jul 5, 2013
Surprising answers on who is really blocking entitlement reform … and on whether President Obama’s foreign policy is really different than that of his predecessors.
Our guest Michael Linden of the Center for American Progress maintains that it is conservatives, not liberals, who are blocking entitlement reform
And a conservative retired colonel criticizes President Obama’s foreign policy – for being too militaristic and for continuing America’s reliance on a national security state
And Bill Press talks about climate change and energy policy with the National Journal’s Coral Davenport.
Michael Linden directs the economic policy shop at the Center for American Progress and explains that sometimes deficits matter and sometimes they don’t. And right now they don’t.
Andrew Bacevich was a lieutenant colonel in the Army and is now a military historian. He says President Obama is a product of the national security state’s mainstream because he believes that war is the preferred instrument of American statecraft.
Coming up … Bill Press and his guest, Coral Davenport of the National Journal.
A "People's Filibuster" in Texas awakens a movement.