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May 27, 2009

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This Week on Midweek Politics with David Pakman – May 27th, 2009

Produced by:

David Pakman, WXOJ, Northampton, MA
Louis Motamedi, WXOJ, Northampton, MA

Total Running Time: 57:02

MP3 Podcast: Available with entire Midweek Politics Archive for Members
This Week’s Topics:

–Ron Miller, technology writer and social networking expert is live in studio.

–Sonia Sotomayor is nominated to replace David Souter on the Supreme Court by President Obama.

–Sotomayor’s controversial cases, her experience, her qualifications, and her controversial statement that policy is made in courts.

–Mike Huckabee was so quick to put out his criticism of the Sotomayor nomination that he released a statement with her first name incorrect.

–Rush Limbaugh no only still wants President Obama to fail, he wants Sonia Sotomayor to fail, while Karl Rove says she may not be strong intellectually.

–Sotomayor’s positions on abortion, free speech, the right to bear arms, and more.

–Barack Obama forgets Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ first name, calling him William.

–More on waterboarding and torture.

–Will there be a live waterboarding on the show?

–The Minority Report and pre-crime are discussed in relation to Barack Obama’s recent support for indefinite holding of detainees without charges.

–Barack Obama and Dick Cheney’s dueling speeches on the same day.

–The California Supreme Court upholds the gay marraige ban voted on last November.

–Which states currently allow gay marriage, which will be next, and more.

–Growing food in indoor greenhouses at twenty times the efficiency as outdoors on completely renewable energy

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