The rise of Ron Paul
Just a few years ago Congressman Ron Paul was considered an outsider, but now you can find him front and center on just about every news channel. Next, a new group with the goal of pushing marijuana on Capitol Hill, so has the legalization movement finally become mainstream? Then, Ana Kasparian of the Young Turks talks about how reporters from the mainstream media are wined and dined, in hopes of favorable coverage. Next, Tom Englehardt weighs in on the lack of media coverage on soldiers’ deaths in Afghanistan. And a new Human Rights study shows that thousands of people in NYC who commit a petty crime are doing jail time, just because they cannot post bail.