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07-29-08 Episode

Steve Poizner: California’s Insurance Commissioner. Contact the Commissioner and find out more about your rights at

Rory O’Connor: veteran media critic. O’Connor’s new book is called “Shock Jocks: Hate Speech and Talk Radio: America’s Ten Worst Hate Talkers and the Progressive Alternatives”. Read his blog at

Ken Silverstein: Washington, DC Editor for Harper’s Magazine and writes Washington Babylon for

Jason Leopold: investigative journalist. He writes for the online publication The Public Record.

Melanie Sloan: Executive Director for Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, CREW. Prior to starting CREW, she served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Columbia.

Anima LaVoy: co-founder of Swing Semester. Originally from Washington, DC, Anima Sarah La Voy earned her degree in psychology from Earlham College, a Quaker liberal arts school in Richmond, Indiana. While living in the Midwest, she learned about small town economies, country music, and people who didn’t think like her.