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They’re already calling him the “Luv Guv.” New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is linked to a prostitution ring. Harper’s legal affairs contributor Scott Horton discusses the Spitzer case today on AirAmerica’s Thom Hartmann Show—Sam Seder is substituting today for Thom. The program runs 12 – 3 Eastern, and Scott will be appearing at 1:30 – 1:50 Eastern time. You can catch the show on your local AirAmerica affiliate or catch the webstream here.
Tomorrow Scott will be discussing the Siegelman case on Radio Inside Scoop with Mark Levine, from 5 – 6 p.m. Eastern Time. Participating stations here.
More from Scott Horton:
Six Questions — October 18, 2014, 8:00 pm
Nathaniel Raymond on CIA interrogation techniques.
Mark Denbeaux on the NCIS cover-up of three “suicides” at Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp
From the June 2014 issue
Percentage increase in the annual number of polio cases in Pakistan since 2005:
A bowl of 4,000-year-old noodles was found in northwestern China; and a spokesman for the Chinese Academy of Sciences said that “this is the earliest empirical evidence of noodles ever found.”
A federal judge sentenced the journalist Barrett Brown to 63 months in prison for sharing a link to information stolen from the private-intelligence firm Stratfor by a hacker in 2011. “Good news!” Brown said in a statement. “They’re now going to send me to investigate the prison-industrial complex.”
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