John Hofmeister, Author, “Why We Hate the Oil Companies: Straight Talk from an Energy Insider”
Topic: Guest will discuss the rising cost of gas in the U.S., where prices are expected to go from here, factors that determine the cost of gas as well as the use of gas as a political issue on the presidential campaign trail.
Tom Baxter, Political Columnist
Topic: Guest will discuss politics and this year’s presidential campaign -- in the context of this year’s GOP primary race -- and the overall influence of Southern politics in presidential elections. He will also provide a historical perspective on the political landscape in the South, and changes in the region. Alabama and Mississippi hold primary contests this Tuesday, March 13.
Kalev Sepp, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations
Topic: A discussion on the mission of U.S. Special Operations Forces, their training, as well as what impact budget cuts would have on the operations.