Episode

3/27 Amanda Frost, SCOTUS & Richard Eskow, Horrible Jobs Act

March 27, 2012

Law Professor Amanda Frost breaks down issues in Obamacare SCOTUS case, outlines legal and political implications. Also, writer, blogger Richard (RJ) Eskow on Jobs Act, how it strips investor protections and who’s funding the bi-partisan push.  And in the better half, Representative John Sarbanes on the Individual Mandate.  Plus, surprise guest Mike Malloy stops by.  Your calls and IMs.

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