Takeouts: Abortion Funding, Listeners on Religion, Healthy Banks?

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

  • Congress Takeout: Todd Zwillich gives us the latest on the continuing wrangling over abortion funding prohibitions in the health care bill passed by the House of Representatives this weekend.
  • Money Takeout: Daniel Gross, senior editor at Newsweek magazine, helps us parse yesterday's Federal Reserve announcement that all but one of the largest U.S. banks has enough capital to weather a continued recession.
  • Listener Takeout: We hear more views on whether or not the media should be focusing so much on the religion of the Fort Hood shooter.


Daniel Gross and Todd Zwillich

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On the subject of the Fort Hood murders, Nancy in Sterling Heights Michigan mentioned the "ridicule he [Maj. Hasan] went through since 9/11..."
And Lawrence in Atlanta was quoted as citing "...religious persecution..." as an explanation for the murders.
Now, doesn't The Takeaway have ANY editorial responsibility in floating theories like these? Is there any real, significant evidence of "ridicule" or "persecution" in the case of Maj. Hasan? Anything at all? Or, on the other hand, is there a rapidly-growing dossier of information revealing that radical Islam had become the central force in Hasan's life?
If The Takeaway wants theories from its listenership, how about this one? That the Army and the DOD knew that Hasan was a problem; however they felt that they could not discharge or discipline him, for fear of being accused of anti-Muslim bias. And so, Hasan was eventually allowed to "go postal," basically because the Army was paralyzed by political correctness.

Nov. 10 2009 10:44 AM
MK Ultra

Banksters, religionists and Congresshores...perfect together! Ain't Capitalism grand?

Nov. 10 2009 08:30 AM

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