Friday Lightning Round: Debate over fracking
Panel sums up this week's hot topics
- Duration 3:58
- Date Feb 22, 2013
Panel sums up this week's hot topics
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I really viewers vote for your choice on line in this are quick -- lightning round this week fracking won with 41% of the votes that so we start a big battle between new York and Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Charles.
Is thriving economically New York.
Not so much there's concerns environmental.
And New Yorkers are losing out because of ideological rigidity here the overwhelming evidence on the fracking technique -- had to do tonight.
Lisa Jackson the former head of EPA was asked about things but a year and a half ago in congress who -- she could not.
Think of a single case where it had any effect on the water water is the real issue it's been around sixty years news -- overwhelming evidence.
That it's safe.
Drones should drones be flying in the US -- question this week Katherine Harris -- a piece.
One what about this and we don't know much about that the administration strong program.
It goes beyond the administration to law enforcement medical group that the pressure here is law enforcement says it's easy it's cheaper.
They say they can't be armed so it's not a matter of firing -- American pretty simply for surveillance.
The problem of course is it is intrusive and I think -- very obvious violation of our.
For privacy will be more talk about that okay we're doing winners and losers this week Fred you start us out winners and losers.
-- Chuck Hagel he now has enough Republicans and all the Democrats not one Democrat in the senate has come out against him so he's.
He will be secretary of defense the loser is actually Jack -- who has been nominated for Treasury Secretary.
He has to answer a hundred will -- dozens and dozens of more questions.
And he will be scrutinized a lot more heavily now that.
-- is getting through.
One wonders losers.
This is not true -- household but.
According to Bloomberg treasure and Obama's.
Popularity rating job it will raise about 55.
And real clear politics has is that job approval rating at over 50%.
For -- this is a three year high and given all that we -- hearing about sequestration problems with the economy people still -- most Americans don't think -- -- this nation's head in the right direction it's amazing how popular.
President Obama is.
In terms of my loser I think it's human nature this week it's just been -- -- we Jesse Jackson junior.
Admitting that he misused campaign funds for things like Michael Jackson's hat Elvis memorabilia Rolex watch.
And then the very sad news about you know -- diminishing the former senator.
Fathering a child by daughter of former senator -- -- -- is just one of those things that makes you -- crimes that.
-- -- are go for best picture.
You heard it here last it's.
It's a consensus pick I think the loser is I would agree to it Jesse Jackson junior and the tragedy is this is a man of great talent.
The promise and he sold his soul for a Rolex watch.
Doesn't get -- than that.
You guys whips through that.
Like -- I mean you lived through it wouldn't go back to that argument you're having.
I get to the end of the shall automatically make -- -- -- -- filibuster.
Please ups that you by finishing her out early and something as early as -- -- had so much and are.
Have so little god that's so let's talk about drones and -- God I agree I ought to give -- a shot drones don't give me the -- he's Joan that these drones because of it it's Big Brother who's watching I mean the the opportunity for misuse is great.
-- out of the.
But not over the United States -- the last thing you -- -- -- hovering over your house.
Obviously it's not going to be a weapon but for looking into your life there's enough of that going on right now.
An extreme case is perhaps but you'd you'd probably have to judge and a court ordered before you can you -- have a drone over yet.
Justin -- -- I would be proud of jobs and.