Gadfly Radio Tonight, at 8 PM PT
Live Call in number: 1-818-602-4929This week, CalWatchDog's Steven Greenhut and John Seiler both join me on the show. We'll be joined by Carlos A. Rodriguez.
Carlos was the 2010 Libertarian Party Candidate for U.S. Congress, CA District #28. He got 8% of the vote, in a district with a very high Latino population. He is an immigration attorney, a Libertarian, committed to advancing the Libertarian Party, and he's a Cuban American, which gives many Latino Democrats fodder to cast aspersions and dismiss his credentials as "authentically" like the majority of Latinos in California.
We'll ask Carlos about his positions on policy and politics related to public employee benefits and pensions, education, property rights, his own political evolution and his self-identified strongest suits-- the role of Latinos in CA politics and his team's efforts to recruit them to liberty's cause, and the issue of immigration.
Other news for discussion on tonight's show, from CalWatchDog's Website, re-posted here:
MAY 10, 2011 By DAVE ROBERTS "I've never forgotten Jack Kemp saying the way we define compassion is not by adding up how many people receive government benefits, but rather tallying the numbers of those who no longer need them. The Democrat Party is not interested in that definition of compassio...
MAY 9, 2011 By KATY GRIMES California residents planning automobile road trips this summer beware. The Department of Motor Vehicles is not allowing July auto registrations to be paid. The DMV has been ordered by Gov. Jerry Brown to refuse to accept payment of all two million July vehicle regis...
MAY 9, 2011 By JOHN SEILER Californians keep looking for ways to boost our economy, which also would bring in more revenue to the state government. The Legislature still is struggling with a budget deficit of about $15 billion, after $10 billion in cuts were made. Here's an idea: Switch to ...
MAY 6, 2011 By STEVEN GREENHUT Yet another report released this week confirms the enormous liabilities that California taxpayers must endure to pay for pensions for public employees. The study, released at a Pension Boot Camp for elected officials held in Citrus Heights by the reform group Cal...News from Around the State
We'll touch on as many of these stories with our hosts and guest, as time permits, and get your imput if you want to give us a call during the show.
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