The Big Picture: Episode 7
NPR fired veteran journalist Juan Williams over his anti-Muslim remarks on FOX News. Is Islamaphobia becoming acceptable in this country? In this show Thom debates the issue with Seton Motley, President of lessgovernment.org. Then from toll roads to ports and parking meters America is literally on sale! Matt Taibbi from Rolling Stones magazine explains why and how this is happening in the US. Also teen pregnancy rates nationwide are on the decline but the disparity between states paints an interesting picture about sex education versus abstinence. See which US states have seen the highest jump in teen pregnancies and what's causing it. And what's the difference between commercial television and PBS? According to a FAIR study PBS is white men all the time. And Elvira, the sexy mistress of the dark, takes a jab at Christine O'Donnell 'witch' political ad.