Tea partiers are opposed to federal spending, healthcare reform, Wall Street banks and dinners featuring steak and lobster. They don't like Democrats or even Republicans. What are they for? Can they organize to make a political difference in this election year? We look for some answers as the Tea Party convention opens in Nashville. Also, Toyota dealers gear up for the big recall -- which now includes Prius' brakes, and as the deficit rises, the federal government is now picking up almost 50% of all healthcare spending.
Can Tea Parties Brew Real Political Change?
From this Episode:
Now It's the Prius' Brakes
Toyota has recalled some 5.3 million vehicles but not the Prius, the hybrid symbolic of engineering excellence. Early today, the company publicly conceded there are...
7 min, 42 sec
Healthcare Costs Climb a J-Curve
Spending on healthcare has grown to a record 17.3% of the nation's entire economy, and the federal government could be picking up more than half as soon as next year. Those...
6 min, 27 sec