Thursday, August 17, 2006

Tonight's Lineup

On CNBC's "Kudlow & Company" tonight:

We'll begin the show with a debate on terrorist surveillance and today's absurd federal court ruling that halts the NSA's domestic surveillance program.

Jed Babbin, author/former deputy undersecretary of defense will square off against James Bamford, "Body of Secrets: Anatomy of the Ultra-Secret Security Agency" author.

Mr. Babbin will stick around and tackle the profiling issue with Ibrahim Hooper from Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR).

Democrats vs. WalMart...Kimberley Strassel of the Wall Street Journal will debate Chris Kofinis, spokeperson for Wake Up Walmart.

Our market guests will discuss the latest stock market and economic news. On board tonight are John Augustine, Chief Investment Strategist for Fifth Third Asset Management; Barry Ritholtz, president of Ritholz Capital; Herb Greenberg, Senior MarketWatch columist; and Jeff Macke, president of Macke Asset Management.

And, finally, a look at pensions with Scott Talbott, vice president of government affairs at the Financial Services Roundtable.