Robert Parry: founder of ConsortiumNews.com. His new book is called â€œNeck Deep: The Disastrous Presidency of George W. Bushâ€.
David Cay Johnston: was an investigative journalist for The New York Times now focusing on the subject of taxation. He accepted a buyout offer from the Times in April 2008 and is now an independent reporter. He most recently published Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense and Stick You With The Bill, about hidden subsidies, rigged markets, and corporate socialism.
Norman Solomon: a nationally syndicated columnist on media and politics. He has been writing the weekly â€œMedia Beatâ€ column since 1992.
Tim Carpenter: a Democratic member of the Wisconsin Senate, representing the 3rd District since his election in 2002. He is currently President Pro Tempore of the Wisconsin State Senate as well as the national director of Progressive Democrats of America.
Brad Friedman: self-described election integrity muckraking journalist jerk. You can read his blog at Bradblog.com.