This week on Critical Conversations Host Lisa Ruth will be talking to Senior Political Editor Jim Picht about last weekends Iowa Freedom Summit that gathered some 1,200 conservatives along with presidential hopefuls Ted Cruz, Chris Christie, Scott Walker and others.
Jim Picht will be discussing who was there, and who was not there including home state Louisianan Bobby Jindal. Jim asks if Jindal is serious about running for President.
In DC, House Speak John Boehner and President Obama have locked political horns over Boehner’s invitation to Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress. New killings in Israel and increased threats from Iran’s nuclear program that Lindsay Graham is calling “Obama’s biggest mistake” make this a a must read headline.
Business Editor Terry Ponick will join Jim and Lisa to talk about money, Switzerland’s franc falling and Europe’s ongoing struggle with the Euro, all impacting US markets, while in Greece the new government is making anti-austerity moves, seeking partial loan forgiveness to help restore Greece’s economic stability.
Terry will also weigh in on Shake Shack’s upcoming IPO. – A healthy meal or just empty calories.
This weekend all eyes are glued on the Super Bowl, for the game or the ads. Footballer Eric Golub will be on the show with his predictions for Sunday’s game.