Happy Valentine’s Day, hearts and flowers for all! (Sorry about the double dose of Cheneys.)
Washington Journal: 7:45am – Douglas Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum, President & Fmr. CBO Dir. (2003-05). 8:30am – Roben Farzad, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Senior Writer. 9:15am – Jay Newton-Small, Time Magazine, Washington Correspondent.
ABC’s This Week: Host: Jonathan Karl. Dick Cheney. Roundtable: George Will, Peter Beinart, Paul Gigot, Jane Mayer.
Chris Matthews: John Heilemann New York Magazine; Katty Kay BBC; Gloria Borger CNN; Bob Woodward The Washington Post. Topics: Is There Any Incentive for the GOP To End The Partisan Logjam? The Political Pitfalls of National Security for Democrats.
Fareed Zakaria – GPS: Paul Volcker, “Obama’s key economic advisor and former fed chairman, on a crisis even more serious than financial reform.” Iran. ” Finally, a discussion with South African President Jacob Zuma. 20 years after Nelson Mandela was set free, where does the country stand?” New time: 10am and 1pm ET.
Fox News Sunday: National Security Adviser Gen. James Jones. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC). Fox News AllStars: Bill Kristol, Ceci Connolly, Liz Cheney, Juan Williams.
NBC’s Meet The Press: Vice President Joe Biden, from Vancouver. Roundtable: David Brooks, Rachel Maddow, Fmr. Rep. Harold Ford Jr. (D-TN) and Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL).
Newsmakers: Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) and Senate Banking Chairman Chris Dodd (D-CT) have partnered to craft financial reform legislation. Sen. Corker relates the on-going negotiations and latest revisions to the bill.
Q & A: David Bossie, President of Citizens United and Citizens United Productions. On its website, Citizens United describes itself as “an organization dedicated to restoring our government to citizens’ control.” The organization includes the American Sovereignty Project, which lobbies Congress on issues of concern. David Bossie has been with Citizens United since its beginning in 1992.
Religion & Ethics: Reiki and the Catholic Church – Does the practice of Reiki promote health and healing? Rescuing Child Sex Workers – Somaly Mam fights human trafficking and protects young girls in Cambodia. Lenten Season – It is a time of penitence and spiritual discipline. Praying for Haiti – One month after the quake Haitians gather to
60 Minutes: Davos – Nowhere in the world can such a concentration of power be found than at the World Economic Forum’s meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Made In The USA – Could crucial parts of the equipment Iran is using in its uranium enrichment facility have come from the US? Pigeon Fever – It’s been just over a year since Bernard Madoff’s multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme fell apart. But despite all the news about the Madoff scandal, similar Ponzi scams are still thriving.
To The Contrary: Topics: 1- Battling the childhood obesity epidemic; 2- Sarah Palin loses public support; 3- Environmental racism and its impact on the health and wealth of the African American community. Panelists: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Genevieve Wood; Melinda Henneberger; Robin Martin.
Univision’s Al Punto: First Lady Michelle Obama; Rep. Lincoln Díaz-Balart (R-FL); Dr. Elmer Huerta, Public Health Expert; Univision Correspondent in Haiti Ricardo Arambarri; Luis Enrique, Nicaraguan singer and composer.
FDL’s Book Salon: Europe’s Promise: Why the European Way Is the Best Hope in an Insecure Age “A quiet revolution has been occurring in post-World War II Europe. A world power has emerged across the Atlantic that is recrafting the rules for how a modern society should provide economic security, environmental sustainability, and global stability” Chat with Steven Hill about his new book. Hosted by Dan Kelemen, 5pm ET.
FDL’s Movie Night Monday: “Floods, drought, climate change, even war are all directly related to the way we are treating dirt.” DIRT!, The Movie. Join the discussion with host Lisa Derrick and Gene Rosow, Director, Producer, 8pm ET.