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Saturday Morning Talkies – California budget; “Fiscal Responsibility Summit”; Malcolm X’s legacy.February 21, 2009 at 9:00am

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The 2/3 vote requirement and how it holds California hostage.  Plus: entitlements (aka Social Security) on the block?  Obama discusses it Monday—we discuss it today.  Plus: today is the anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X.  We talk about his legacy.

Guests:

Rick Jacobs, founder and chair, Courage Campaign.
Robert Borosage, Campaign for America's Future.
Kevin Alexander Gray, writer (Counterpunch, the Progressive, etc.); author (The Decline of Black POlitics: From Malcolm X to Barack Obama).

With host Kris Welch.