Wednesday, December 17, 2008

What's On The Tom Sullivan Show 12-17-08

State Meltdown ~ States all over the country are in big trouble. NY Gov. David Paterson is even considering taxing non-diet soda and music downloads to help close the state’s budget gap. Is it time to bailout the states?


** Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Walters joins Tom **


Dropped the Ball ~ The SEC admits they failed to thoroughly investigate Bernie Madoff while he stole billions from investors. This is why Tom has always felt relying on regulators is a big waste of time. So, how can you protect yourself?


Thanks, But No Thanks ~ HUD Secretary Steve Preston thinks the programs to help troubled homeowners are a complete failure. So, what would help? And should President-elect Obama use TARP money to help people who can’t pay their mortgages?