Should be some fireworks on Capitol Hill
today. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will be testifying to a House Committee on
the Solyndra scandal. He will mount a strong defense of the decision to loan
the half billion dollars to the solar panel company.
Occupy Wall Street marking 2 months of the
protest movement by threatening to take over mass transit in several cities
(including NYC subways). We'll see if that pans out and what headaches that
The Pennsylvania lawyer for one of the
alleged victims of asst coach Jerry Sandusky says his client will testify that
he was abused by Sandusky. The lawyer also says other accusers are coming
forward as well.
President Obama is in Bali on the last leg of
his nine-day tour. One of the big stories of this trip is the President
standing up to China both in word and deed.. this may be a preview of an
Weekly unemployment numbers out today.
Thousands of police have been deployed in
Greece as a large protest is planned.
Let's please squeeze in a report on Syria if
we can.. the bloodshed is spiking there as protests intensify despite the
repressive Assad regime's crackdown.
The House begins debate on a balanced budget
Still no deal from the super committee. Now
less than a week to the so-called deadline.
The Tea Party releasing its own plan to cut
some *9 TRILLION* from the budget.. worth a look!
New Fox News polling out. Some fascinating
stuff.. we can weave into coverage.
--Clint Page Henderson