Friday, May 29, 2009

News Talk Online May 29, 2009

Three topics were on the agenda of today's News Talk Online on

North Korea did another short-range missile test today, but there are continuing concerns about its long-range and nuclear capabilities.

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Republican radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh crossed over the line when they referred to Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor as a racist. Probably hurting the Republican Party far more than they hurt her chances of confirmation.

And President Obama's announcement that he wants to appoint a cyber security czar raises privacy concern questions.