The Independents

Tonight on The Independents: Silver Bans Sterling, Kyle Smith Pokes Piketty, Brian Lamb on Gubmint Transparency, You Vote for Second Panel Topic, Plus Scenes From the Vape-in & Steamy After-Show!


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Tonight's live episode of The Independents (Fox Business Network, 9 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. PT) will include the following elements:

* Debate over the propriety of the NBA's lifetime ban of Donald Sterling for saying wacky racist stuff in a private conversation, featuring Party Panelists Charles W. Cooke (National Review) and Julie Roginsky (Fox News). Those two will be back later, debating a topic of your choice (via Facebook vote): Either Islamic insurgents surrounding Baghdad, or Louis C.K slamming Common Core.

* New York Post movie reviewer/columnist Kyle Smith talking about his funny piece calling Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century "'50 Shades of Grey'" for the Acela-corridor professional intellectual statist."(Read Garett Jones's Reason review here.)

* Some video scenes and discussion about last night's fab Vape-In.

* An interview with American hero Brian Lamb, founder of C-SPAN.

* Some discussion from co-host Kmele Foster about President Barack Obama's recent defenses of his foreign policy record.

* Sexy after-show, which you can find at at 10 p.m. sharp. Aforementioned Facebook page is at; follow on Twitter @ independentsFBN, and click on this page for video of past segments.