The Los Angeles Times has been reporting on the tragic deaths of children, while their families are supposedly being scrutinized by LA County's child welfare officials. The Board of Supervisors wants to know how the Times got the information. Critics say, how about asking what's going wrong, over and over again? Is the Board trying to cover-up a lack of resources and sheer incompetence? Also, Meg Whitman meets the Republican right wing at this weekend's party convention. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, this summer's most hotly debated issue is the mosque that isn't really at Ground Zero. We hear how it moved from the blogosphere to politics and what the consequences might be.
Child Welfare and Confidentiality in LA County
From this Episode:
How an Uncontested Mosque Became the 'Ground Zero Mosque'
Last Friday, President Obama said Muslims have a right to include a mosque in a new community center two blocks from where the World Trade Center used to be. On Saturday,...
26 min, 52 sec
Meg Whitman Enters the Wingers' Den
Meg Whitman has spent more than $100 million on her race for Governor, but she's still just neck and neck with Attorney General Jerry Brown . At a time when she needs to...
7 min, 24 sec