Tonight on The Independents: Mystery Meat Wednesday, With Ralph Nader, Bill Nye the Science Guy, Melissa Francis, Paul Mecurio…Talking Executions, Corporate Welfare, Asteroids, Benghazi, Economic Malaise, and National Honesty Day (Bumped)


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Tonight's episode of The Independents (Fox Business Network, 9 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. PT) will continue the recent trend toward WTF (Winning the Future!) juxtapositions on Wednesdays, as an interview with Obama-impeacher Ralph Nader transitions into a discussion on Benghazi, asteroid scare-mongering (I hope!) with Bill Nye the Science Guy presages a National Honesty Day round of mutual criticism among the co-hosts, and so on.

Party Panelists are Fox Business anchor Melissa Francis and Wall Street lawyer-turned comedian Paul Mecurio, who will discuss Oklahoma's cinematically awful execution, the U.S. economy's spectacularly sluggish growth, Texas Gov. Rick Perry's pot-sweetening in the Toyota relocation deal, and the high cost of regulation.

Speaking of Melissa Francis, she participated in an Independents real-or-fake contest about horrifying government laws and regulations last Friday:

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