June 2009

  • June 11 2009 show notes

    • The hate wars have begun. The shooting at the Holocaust Memorial. Two assassinations - terrorist acts on American soil. Both the left and the right have their crazies involved in acts of violence. What's the difference? Those on the left have gone off the rails about things that most Americans would agree on, for example SLA for civil rights, or the environment, or Weather Underground for ending the Vietnam war. The ones on the right are about hating people.
  • June 10 2009 show notes

    • How did the evil empire rise? How did the modern conservative movement come about? Important civics lesson.
  • June 09 2009 show notes

  • Article: Far right makes inroads based on rising insecurity By Vincent Boland in Milan, Michael Steen in Amsterdam, and Thomas Escritt in Budapest.
    "The far right made gains in the elections, with voters in Italy, the UK, Hungary and the Netherlands, among others, supporting candidates who espoused explicitly anti-immigrant, antiIslamic and hardline nationalist platforms.
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    Time to Rethink the War on Terror

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    When Eric Holder eventually steps down as Attorney General, he will leave behind a complicated legacy, some of it tragic, like his decision not to prosecute Wall Street after the financial crisis, and his all-out war on whistleblowers like Edward Snowden.