Bill Richardson, Democratic Presidential Candidate; Governor, New Mexico
In conversation with San Jose based attorney FERNANDO R. ZAZUETA
In the second of a series of scheduled conversations with U.S. Presidential candidates, Governor of New Mexico Bill Richardson will weigh in on the gamut of critical domestic and international issues including the Iraq War, the environment, the economy and immigration.
SPEAKER: P. J. O’Rourke; Humorist; Author, On the Wealth of Nations
TITLE: P. J. O’Rourke’s Take on On the Wealth of Nations
Satirist P.J. O’Rourke will delve into Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations, making that often-quoted, but rarely read tome on economics, accessible. He will reveal why what seems obvious now was once, and still is, revolutionary. Renowned for his strong libertarian stance, O’Rourke will explain why self-interest must be a governing principle of society. Read more »
Former Secretary of Defense under Bill Clinton, Bill Perry, will explain how his Iraq Study group, the bipartisan commission appointed to investigate the war in Iraq and possible pull out strategies there, reached the grave conclusions they did. In their report, the Iraq Study group, comprised of five Republicans and five Democrats, warned that “the situation in Iraq is grave and deteriorating,” and criticized President Bush’s current strategy. Perry will go behind the headlines and provide his insider's perspective on the how the U.S. Read more »