EXCLUSIVE: Anon on operation payback

A group called Anonymous has claimed responsibility for cyber-attacks against corporations and web sites that have cut ties with the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks. A representative of Anonymous explains in their words why they're defending Julian Assange's organization.

Then, PFC Bradley Manning, accused of leaking information to WikiLeaks, is being hailed as a hero in Berkeley, California. We’ll discuss why he’s being idolized by some and villainized by others.

Next, many progressives are feeling betrayed, especially after President Obama's recent compromise on tax cuts. Marcy Wheeler, a blogger for Empty Wheel at Fire Dog Lake, weighs in.

And, states aren’t allowed to declare bankruptcy, but some Republicans are toying with the idea of changing that. We'll debate this issue.