We discuss what happens when President Obama goes off his teleprompter, in yet another “Joe the Plumber” moment, and we decide whether whales have rights.
The Missing Links
Links to sites or topics discussed on the show
- clip from Obama’s Roanoke, Virginia speech
- The Corporation (2003)
- listener provided link to List of countries by infant mortality rate
- Six Policies Economists Love (And Politicians Hate) (Planet Money)
- listener provided link to Dr. Jeff Masters’ WunderBlog (temperature data)
- Should Whales and Dolphins Have Human Rights? Their Lawyers Say Yes
The Reading Room
Interesting articles and videos provided by both the hosts and listeners
Is the Current Heat wave Caused by Global Cooling?
This week’s music:
Blackbird Blackbird – Little Respect