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We've got fires and twisters and jihadis in New Jersey this week. Wildfires in LA and Catalina, the monster tornado in Kansas, the pizza-delivering half dozen who were ready, were told, to storm Fort Dix for Allah.

In Washington, moderate Republicans tell the President his credibility on Iraq is shot. In Baghdad, Dick Cheney says hang tough and hurry up.

A half-billion dollar plus fine was issued Oxycontin makers who knew the drug was dangerously addictive and didn't tell. Apologies to Rush Limbaugh.

This hour On Point: our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines with top analysts, Jack Beatty, and you.


Trudy Rubin, foreign affairs columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer and author of "Willful Blindness: The Bush Administration and Iraq"

Roy Sekoff, editor of The Huffington Post

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst, senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly, and author of "Age of Betrayal: The Triumph of Money in America 1865-1900."

This program aired on May 11, 2007.


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