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Lindsay Moran is a former clandestine officer for the Central Intelligence Agency. She is a freelance writer whose articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and USA Today. In 2005, she published her memoir Blowing My Cover, My Life As A Spy, in which she wrote about her experiences as a case officer from 1998 to 2003. After graduating from Harvard and submitting an application that included her language skills and her time living in Eastern Europe as a Fulbright scholar, Moran was recruited to work for the CIA. She began her orientation in the Directorate of Operations (DO), the clandestine branch of the Agency, after which she was sent to "The Farm", the field academy for clandestine officers. at a base Her year of training included paramilitary exercises, mock ambushes, parachute jumps, car crashes, and driving powerboats. She completed the training course in December 1999, a year after the CIA's director George Tenet declared war on Al-Qaeda. After graduating from "The Farm", Moran was deployed under the official cover of a foreign diplomat. As a case officer for the CIA, Moran's primary job was to spot, assess, develop, and recruit foreigners willing to sell secrets, as well as maintaining the agents who were already under her control. Her interest in spy work gradually diminished because of the pressure her career had put on her personal life, and her growing disillusionment with the CIA's bureaucracy, especially after the September 11th attacks. She was also disappointed with the agency itself since she felt that her career advancement as a case officer, in general, depended not so much on the quality of agents that she recruited, but rather on the quantity. The more recruits they had, the better. Disapproving of the war in Iraq, she worked on the Iraq desk at headquarters during the Iraq invasion and resigned from the CIA after five years there.
The relationship between Jews and their host countries, for the past several thousand years, is complicated. And Iraq is no exception. While Jews have lived there for thousands of years, today, virtually no Jews are left in the country. This week's episode tells that story, through the lens of the Farhud, the devastating 1941 massacre in which Iraqis murdered, raped, mutilated, looted, and destroyed Baghdad's Jewish community. ~~~~ This season of Unpacking Israeli History is generously sponsored by Marci & Andrew Spitzer and Barbara Sommer & Alan Fisher, and this episode is generously sponsored by the Center For Advancement of Jewish Education. ~~~~
West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials, Smothered Benedict Wednesdays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, the Justice Department requesting transcripts from the January 6 select committee “may be the savvy way to investigate” the insurrection.On the rest of the menu, the Biden administration announced a plan to increase the supply of affordable housing, and Pennsylvania could benefit the most; three Wisconsin Democratic voters filed a first-of-its-kind lawsuit against ten fake Trump electors and the two lawyers who advised them; and, the Justice Department sued Republican megadonor Steve Wynn to register as an agent of China, the first affirmative civil lawsuit under the Foreign Agents Registration Act in more than thirty years.After the break, we move to the Chef's Table where the UN special envoy for Iraq warned that “the streets are about to boil over;” and, the Spanish government approved a draft bill that widens abortion rights, while making Spain the first country in Europe entitling workers to paid menstrual leave.All that and more, on West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy with Chef de Cuisine Justice Putnam.Bon Appétit!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~"To those of us who believe that all of life is sacred every crumb of bread and sip of wine is a Eucharist, a remembrance, a call to awareness of holiness right where we are. I want all of the holiness of the Eucharist to spill out beyond church walls, out of the hands of priests and into the regular streets and sidewalks, into the hands of regular, grubby people like you and me, onto our tables, in our kitchens and dining rooms and backyards.” -- Shauna Niequist "Bread and Wine: A Love Letter to Life Around the Table with Recipes"~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Show Notes & Links: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2022/5/18/2098663/-West-Coast-Cookbook-amp-Speakeasy-Daily-Special-Smothered-Benedict-WednesdaysWCC&S Deep Archive:https://archive.org/details/west_coast_cookbook_and_speakeasy_with_justice_putnam_21_nov_17
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Roy Jenkins and guests explore how attitudes to nuclear weapons have changed since the end of the Cold War. It's more than thirty years since the prospect of nuclear conflict cast a shadow over world peace; prompting massive demonstrations and feeding fierce debate. When the Cold War ended we all moved on, and largely forgot the cloud which had once loomed so threateningly. Until the first week of the Ukraine invasion, when Vladimir Putin openly placed his strategic nuclear weapons forces on high alert and assumptions about peace in Europe were rocked. The panel discuss whether nuclear weapons make the world a safer place, whether a deterrent actually deters, and with committed Christians on both sides of the debate, how do they square their different positions with their faith? Joining the panel is Ruth Harvey, Leader of the Iona Community, an intentional Christian community working for justice and peace. She has a background in church ministry and as a mediator with Place for Hope, a charity working in mediation with faith-based organisations. Major General Tim Cross is a retired army officer. He served in the first Gulf War, Iraq and Afghanistan, and has been an adviser to the House of Commons Defence Select Committee. Jane Harries is Peace Education Coordinator at the Welsh Centre for International Affairs. She's a Quaker and a key figure in Cymdeithas y Cymod, the Fellowship of Reconciliation. Martyn Gough is National Chaplain to the Royal British Legion. He was previously Archdeacon for the Royal Navy and Chaplain of the Fleet.
We give our most recent Ukraine update, including Finland / Sweden joining NATO, the entire lack of tracking or accountability for the huge deluge of weapons entering Ukraine, Poland providing T-72 tanks to Ukraine (replaced by M1 Abrams tanks from the U.S.), and acknowledging that not every country in the world has jumped on the Ukraine good, Russia bad bandwagon. Retired Swiss Military-Intelligence Officer: 'Is it Possible to Actually Know What Has Been And is Going on in Ukraine?' Ray McGovern on Germany: Bad News Far Outweighs the Good Intel Vets: Nuclear Weapons Cannot Be Un-Invented Putin's recent comments can be read as deterrence It's possible he could use them in the extremis, viewing what's happened in Ukraine since 2014 as an existential threat. A quote from the first letter to the President, a message to George W. Bush as the war in Iraq began, and a message they repeat in their most recent letter to President Biden "You would be well served if you widened the discussion beyond the circle of those advisers clearly bent on a war for which we see no compelling reason and from which we believe the unintended consequences are likely to be catastrophic." Why I Won't Fight - Brandon P. Buck Why Can't We Be Friends? The History of and Prospects for Left and Right Antiwar Collaboration - Brandon P. Buck America defeats Germany for the third time in a century | MR Online Greenwald: Biden Wanted $33B More For Ukraine. Congress Quickly Raised it to $40B. Who Benefits? – scheerpost.com Washington Needs To Play Better With Others: Relearning the Art of Diplomacy - Antiwar.com Original US pours billions into Ukraine proxy war while keeping public in the dark Finland and Sweden will join NATO at the expense of everything - Responsible Statecraft Main website: https://www.fortressonahill.com Let me guess. You're enjoying the show so much, you'd like to leave us a review?! https://lovethepodcast.com/fortressonahill Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Check out our online store on Spreadshirt.com. T-shirts, cell phone covers, mugs, etc.: https://bit.ly/3qD63MW Not a contributor on Patreon? You're missing out on amazing bonus content! Sign up to be one of our patrons today! - https://www.patreon.com/fortressonahill A special thanks to our Patreon honorary producers - Fahim Shirazee, James O'Barr, Adam Bellows, Eric Phillips, Paul Appell, Julie Dupris, Thomas Benson, Janet Hanson, Tristan Oliver, Daniel Fleming, Michael Caron, Zach H, Ren Jacob, Howard Reynolds, Why I am Antiwar Podcast, Korgoth, Rick Coffey and the Statist Quo Podcast. You all are the engine that helps us power the podcast. Thank you so much!!! Not up for something recurring like Patreon, but want to give a couple bucks?! Visit https://paypal.me/fortressonahill to contribute!! Fortress On A Hill is hosted, written, and produced by Chris 'Henri' Henrikson, Danny Sjursen, Keagan Miller, and Jovanni Reyes. https://bit.ly/3yeBaB9 Intro / outro music "Fortress on a hill" written and performed by Clifton Hicks. Click here for Clifton's Patreon page: https://bit.ly/3h7Ni0Z Cover and website art designed by Brian K. Wyatt Jr. of B-EZ Graphix Multimedia Marketing Agency in Tallehassee, FL: https://bit.ly/2U8qMfn Note: The views expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts alone, expressed in an unofficial capacity, and do not reflect the official policy or position of the Department of the Army, Department of Defense, or the U.S. government.
Shermer and Young discuss: Florida's “Don't say ‘gay'” law • What is the appropriate age to discuss sex and gender issues with children? • sex, gender, and trans matters • Critical Race Theory, race and racism, and age appropriate discussions • white privilege and racial profiling • social media and political polarization • Putin, Russia, and Ukraine • Is there a Russian character that differs from that of Europeans or Americans? • What is Putin's character and what does he want? • Aleksandr Dugin: Putin's Rasputin and the drive to make Russia great again • What happens if Putin succeeds in Ukraine? What if he fails? • How should the west treat Russia and Putin in the future? • Should Putin be put on trial for war crimes? • U.S. foreign policy in Iraq, Afghanistan, Ukraine, and elsewhere, and its consequences • Could the conflict escalate from armed conflict between Russia and Ukraine to NATO and the U.S. and result in the use of tactical nuclear weapons and in the end global thermonuclear war? • What should NATO do now or in the near future? • From Soviet USSR to post-1990 Russia to Putin-Russia • Russian invasion of Ukraine moral equivalent to U.S. invasion of Iraq? • The moral equivalency between American foreign policy and Russian aggression. Cathy Young is a writer at The Bulwark. She is also a cultural studies fellow at the Cato Institute, a columnist for Newsday, and a contributing editor to Reason. Previously, she was an associate editor at ArcDigital and a columnist for the Boston Globe, the Detroit News, and RealClearPolitics. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Week, Foreign Policy, the Atlantic, Quillette, the New Republic, and elsewhere. Young was born in Moscow and came to the United States with her family in 1980 and is the author of two books: Ceasefire!: Why Women and Men Must Join Forces to Achieve True Equality (Free Press, 1999) and Growing Up in Moscow: Memories of a Soviet Girlhood (Ticknor & Fields, 1989). She has a B.A. in English from Rutgers University. Follow her on Twitter @CathyYoung63
The PAC that published the Cawthorn video is now going after Boebert. Pillow Nazi Mike Lindell triggered yet another investigation when he tossed 800 grand at a politician's defense fund for voter fraud shenanigans. Rising COVID cases caused Biden to encourage Americans to don masks again. Moody Madison Cawthorn threw shade at the candidate that bested him in the primary and warned of a “dark MAGA” uprising. A judge tossed a suit brought by Mike Lindell against Smartmatic for many many reasons. A judge said no to a proposed Tennessee law requiring to businesses to post a notice if they have gender neutral bathrooms. “W” said the war in Iraq was unjust. Potential Trump Media investors legally must be warned of Trump's lengthy bankruptcy history. Republican wanker MTG blamed people using WIC for the baby formula shortage. In an extended When Animals Get Pissed segment, a massive gator invaded a Floridian's pool, we learned about the sprawling and vast spider market, and snakes have systematically attacking humans.
Michael Shure, National Correspondent for News Nation is with Mark Thompson to discuss George W. Bush saying "Iraq" instead of "Ukraine" in a speech about Russia's attacks on Ukraine. The topic brings up the question: who was the worst President of the United States of America? Let Mark know who you think on KGO 810's Twitter. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Michael Shure, National Correspondent for News Nation is with Mark Thompson to discuss George W. Bush saying "Iraq" instead of "Ukraine" in a speech about Russia's attacks on Ukraine. The topic brings up the question: who was the worst President of the United States of America? Let Mark know who you think on KGO 810's Twitter. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Chris Hirst, Global CEO of advertising group Havas Creative, cuts through the bullshit and gets to the heart of modern leadership in this straight-talking podcast brought to you by Intelligence Squared. In this episode, Christ Hirst speaks to Roula Khalaf, the Editor of the Financial Times. In January 2020, Khalaf became the first female editor in the Financial Times' 134-year history. Her path to the top of the FT came through her work as a foreign correspondent. Born in Lebanon, she served as the FT's Foreign Editor, reporting from Iraq, Iran and Syria, and leading the FT's coverage of the Arab Spring. She joined the FT in 1995 as North Africa correspondent after a stint as a staff writer for Forbes magazine in New York, and she now manages 600 journalists across the globe as editor of one of the world's most respected and recognisable publications. If you enjoyed this podcast please let us know what you think by rating and reviewing No Bullsh*t Leadership on Apple Podcasts. For updates on the series follow @intelligence2 and @chrishirst on Twitter. Producer & Editor: Bella Soames; Technical Support: Mark Roberts. Chris Hirst is author of the award-winning book No Bulls*ht Leadership: Why the World Needs More Everyday Leaders and Why That Leader Is You. Podnotes: 00:00 Intro 01:17 Becoming editor during the pandemic 04:59 Increased trust in the media 07:21 Your childhood and growing up in Beirut 10:52 Your take on Carlos Ghosn 12:26 Your first job at Forbes and meeting Jordan Belfort 14:40 Early career as a foreign correspondent 16:24 Your leadership style 17:12 Learning about a new style of management during the pandemic 20:00 What you can and can't achieve with hybrid working systems 21:28 Your experience as the first female editor of the Financial Times 22:16 Why a diversity of views makes for better journalism 23:52 The difference between leadership near the top of an organisation, and once you become the leader of an organisation 27:45 The FT's role in highlighting the topics that should be relevant to their readers 30:52 What do you think of Elon Musk buying Twitter? 32:32 What role has failure played in your career? 34:13 A piece advice for somebody taking on a new, big leadership position 35:20 What next? Connect with Chris Hirst on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrishirst/, Twitter: https://twitter.com/chrishirst and on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chrishirst_leadership/ Watch exclusive content and original videos from Chris Hirst on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNC4qT90ArKOuKV8B0LWTWA Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
We discuss why Nick has strong feelings about puppies in the workplace, why Jason went to see a children's movie, and whether Emily still has Covid. (Spoiler alert: She does) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
David is a political writer and former attorney who took on high-profile cases for religious liberty. He was also a major in the Army Reserve who served in Iraq, and before that he served as president of FIRE, the campus free-speech group. David now writes for The Dispatch and The Atlantic, and his latest book is Divided We Fall: America's Secession Threat and How to Restore Our Nation. Last summer he wrote this wonderful review of my essay collection, Out On A Limb, but this is the first time we’ve spoken.You can listen to the episode right away in the audio player above. For two clips of my convo with David — on how many political Christians completely miss the point of Jesus, and on the “God gap” within the Democratic coalition — head over to our YouTube page.That convo is a good complement to our January episode with Christopher Rufo (the two have tussled before), so we just transcribed Rufo’s episode in full. Here’s a reminder of his stance on CRT in the schools:Starting around the 30-minute mark in the new episode, David and I discuss the tricky defense of liberalism in the face of both CRT curriculum and anti-CRT bills. We also grapple with the corrosive effects of Twitter and, in particular, the commentary surrounding the racist massacre in Buffalo this week. On that note, a reader writes:I am a member of a mainline Christian denomination and parent of young children. My personal and professional experience of social media is centered on connections with clergy colleagues and active church members attached to a wide variety of Christian denominations. When news of the racially motivated shooting in Buffalo broke, my social media relationships immediately shifted to a flurry of outrage, comments about the pox of racism built into the American way, and pithy memes noting that the root problem of all that ails us is white supremacy.For example, one friend wrote in response to the Buffalo shooting, “The root cause of gun violence is white supremacy. We will not be safe from gun violence until we end white supremacy. White fam, we are the ones who can end white supremacy. It is on us.” Presiding Bishop Michael Curry of the Episcopal Church released a statement decrying the racism behind the shooting. Members of my left-leaning church have asked and encouraged me to preach from the pulpit about the evils of white supremacy and white fragility, especially now in light of the Buffalo shooting. However, I did not hear a thing from these same people or religious bodies following the racially motivated shooting by Frank James on the NYC subway last month. Mr. James has been indicted on federal terror charges after shooting ten people. Were there no official prayers for victims and to end racial violence from religious bodies because no one ultimately died in the subway shooting? Why were there no tweets, memes, or impassioned calls to “do better” after such a horrific, calculated attack? The silence after that racially motivated shooting compared to the outcry after this month’s racially motivated shooting is noteworthy. And essential to the CRT worldview. Racism is unique to white people. Another sign of our racialized culture war comes from this listener:In your episode with Douglas Murray, you mentioned that you had to explain to someone how white people did not invent racism. I serve at the school board in Manhattan and we had the same discussion at our last meeting. The district is pushing a book called “Our Skin” to teach elementary kids how white people invented racism. Money quote:“A long time ago, way before you were born, a group of white people made up an idea called race. They sorted people by skin color and said that white people were better, smarter, prettier, and that they deserve more than everybody else,” the book declares.Here’s how Murray addresses the canard that white people invented racism:On a lighter note, here’s a fan of last week’s episode with Tina Brown:In your conversation about the Queen’s inscrutable nature and unceasing impartiality, you forget one spectacular lapse into utter bias: the 1995 referendum on Quebec sovereignty!Pierre Brassard, a Quebec disc jockey, called Buckingham Palace impersonating the (then) Canadian PM Jean Chretien begging her to support the NO side and, astonishingly, got through to Queen Elizabeth! In the conversation, broadcast live in Montreal, she actually said, “It sounds as though the referendum may go the wrong (!) way...”. She said many other things that were blatantly against Quebec separating and was willing to make a public statement. Here’s the audio (and pardon Elizabeth R’s surprisingly bad French!): While I voted Non and thought the hoax was screamingly hilarious, this referendum was about the self-determination of a nation and she was hardly a glowing example of non-interference and impartiality. Quebec separatists were apoplectic. She wouldn’t even make a clear declaration in favour of the “No” side in the Scottish referendum! Ah, well ... even Captain Kirk broke the prime directive 33 times. Self-determination must be overrated. Here’s Tina on why the best British monarchs tend to be women:Another fan of the episode writes:So I’m a stereotypical NPR-listening, NYT-reading, Anglophilic liberal, happy to watch whatever B-grade pablum PBS airs on Sunday nights, as long as it has a British accent. So of course I fell in love with Downton Abbey. Part of my stereotypical outlook is holding a certain condescension toward the lower-class examples of American culture — you’d never catch me watching a soap opera, for example. But somewhere in the last season of Downton Abbey, it hit me full-on that the show is just a soap opera for snobs. That realization was a nice, bright, uncomfortable look in the mirror. What a hypocrite I am! That said, I can’t wait for the new Downton Abbey movie that opens this week:On the subject of Americans and their relationship with the British monarchy that you and Tina Brown discussed, to me it isn’t very complicated. It’s the embodiment of our cultural heritage, so it represents roots and stability in our land that values change and progress. And the monarchy is sacramental — another quality our society lacks, and which we’ve projected onto the office of the president as compensation. Toggling from listeners to readers, one of the latter writes:I have been thinking a lot about your May 6 column on the SCOTUS leak (“How Dare They!”) and the following week’s large number of reader responses to it. First, I want to say that, although I’m fiercely pro-choice, your column was strongly persuasive and helped me to think about Roe v Wade in a very different way. I love this about the Dish — the way you introduce complexity and nuance to issues that are polarizing and thus typically presented in stark black-and-white terms. But there is one potential detail of your argument that I continue to struggle with. While I accept that, in a liberal society, such issues as abortion should be a matter of debate and resolution via the popular voice, in practice they rarely are — because of the reality of our political system. Because of our two-party system and the primary elections that determine candidacy, most moderate, centrist voters simply do not have a choice to exercise their opinion on a wide variety of issues. They cannot vote individually on issues of substance, in an a la carte fashion. They are forced to accept a homogenous party platform that, in toto, represents the least worst of two extremes. For example, if I am a pro-choice moderate conservative who supports free markets, minimal government regulation, and low taxation, and is concerned about wokeness and CRT, my only choice to cast a vote in support of access to abortion is to vote for a candidate who is antagonistic to these other issues of import to me. You cite statistics in your column indicating broad support among Republicans for a moderate stance on abortion. Yet, I would argue that relatively few of these voters are going to voice that support by voting for a Democratic candidate — especially a far-left candidate — even if this means voting for the far-right opponent. This, then, is interpreted by the GOP as proof that their constituency supports the extreme view held by the majority of the GOP candidates. If we had a center party, I may be more optimistic in sharing your view of things. But as it stands, I feel like our choice is no choice at all.I feel you. But this is unavoidable in a democracy with political parties and winner-takes-all systems. Another reader has a few more laments:I believe anti-abortion-rights activists have not fully considered the consequences of how eliminating legal abortion will impact families. It is almost certain that the rate of child poverty in America will increase if a ban on abortion takes place. Most of the states which want to ban abortion also have small child-welfare programs. That will result in more children being born into poor economic circumstances.Another thing that will probably happen is an increase in crime. The crime rate in the US has been falling since the early ‘90s, when kids born after Roe first started reaching adulthood. There is a clear link between kids being neglected and unwanted and then turning to crime. This was documented in the book Freakonomics.I believe the pro-choice side will win this debate. But perhaps it will only win when the full, horrifying consequences of banning all abortions — such as in the Oklahoma bill just passed — comes into focus. This next reader goes meta:In your otherwise excellent compilation of reader thoughts about Roe, you had one response I want to quibble with. After quoting one reader, you wrote: “Oh please. This next reader gets specific:” — and then went on with the next quote.I don’t recall what the first reader said, and it doesn’t matter because your response was inappropriate no matter what was said. If you think the reader’s argument has no merit, omit the comment. If you have a rebuttal to the reader’s argument, offer it. Even if you disagree with the reader but lack the time or energy to formulate a proper response, that’s fine too: Just print the comment with no response.What’s not OK, ever, is to reply with just a snarky dismissal and no further comment. That’s rude to the reader, and it makes you look like a dick.That whole big collection of reader dissents was compiled and edited by my colleague, Chris, who does that every week to hold my feet to the fire. I don’t censor the reader criticism he offers — so forgive me the occasional harrumph. Another reader switches topics:I read these two excerpts in your weekly money quotes:“There were also homosexual women at the Pines, but they were, or seemed to be, far fewer in number. Nor, except for a marked tendency to hang out in the company of large and usually ferocious dogs, were they instantly recognizable as the men were,” - Midge Decter, who died the week, on Fire Island in the summer of 1980.“Well, if I were a dyke and a pair of Podhoretzes came waddling toward me on the beach, copies of Leviticus and Freud in hand, I’d get in touch with the nearest Alsatian dealer pronto,” - Gore Vidal, responding to Midge.I had known about Decter’s “The Boys on the Beach” essay for decades, maybe since the late ‘80s, but I had never read it — until a few months ago. I am 66 years old, was practically always out, loved to read all the gay literature, and I have to say, that essay got the pulse of ‘70s gay life and society better than Edmund White (his “States of Desire” was published in 1980 and I still have my copy) or any other commentator I know of, with the exception of Randy Shilts’s “And the Band Played On.”Decter had gay acquaintances, friends, and frenemies, and she saw aspects of gay life with a beady-eyed sharpness and skepticism I wish more of us had had back then. I remember when I officially came out in 1974 at 18, met a couple of good-looking guys in their late 20s/early 30s who, like the vast majority of gay men, talked about sex all the time, with a greater intensity than straight guys I knew. So I asked them how many guys they had been to bed with and they said maybe 500 or 600. Asked them if they were afraid of getting diseases, and they said “no” because they just went to the public health clinic to get a shot. And right there, I sensed that at some point, there would be a gay healthcare catastrophe. I was not the only who had that sense, but it was very censored in the community.I tend to agree about Decter’s accuracy and perception, however laced it was with disgust. It’s a riveting piece — proof that sometimes being alien to a subculture makes you a better observer of it. She and Larry Kramer were essentially on the same page when it came to gay male culture in the 1970s. And yes, the omens were there. And now there’s monkeypox, which seems as if it might have found the same transmission route as HIV. Gulp.Lastly, because we ran out of room this week in the main Dish for the new VFYW contest photo (otherwise the email version would get cut short), here ya go:Where do you think it’s located? Email your guess to email@example.com. Please put the location — city and/or state first, then country — in the subject line. Proximity counts if no one gets the exact spot. Bonus points for fun facts and stories. The winner gets the choice of a VFYW book or two annual Dish subscriptions. If you are not a subscriber, please indicate that status in your entry and we will give you a free month subscription if we select your entry for the contest results (example here if you’re new to the contest). Happy sleuthing! Get full access to The Weekly Dish at andrewsullivan.substack.com/subscribe
On today's Breitbart News Daily podcast, we begin with a discussion of the Senate's bipartisan vote to advance tens of billions of dollars (that we don't have) to Ukraine, presumably unchecked. It's a disgrace and we explain why. Then, an update on the baby formula shortage crisis and what the Biden administration is finally attempting to do about it. Spoiler alert: it will not instill confidence in new and expecting mothers. Disney somehow has gotten even woke with an absurd new clothing line targeting LGBTQIA+ individuals, Oklahoma has passed a hardcore new anti-abortion bill, and there is a new, possible Elon Musk scandal which might make some of you actually like him a little more. Alex also gives his thoughts on the dissolution of the White House Disinformation Board - I guess we fixed disinformation, hooray! - and much more in the opening. Our guest today is Breitbart News writer/editor/savant John Hayward who reports on breaking news that the Biden Administration is about to sign something akin to a treaty with the World Health Organization that would relinquish some of our national sovereignty during a pandemic. And what is a pandemic? Whatever the WHO says it is. Scary stuff. Hayward reports it all and then we explain why we think this is happening to us. Plus, audio of former Pres. George W. Bush talking about the unjustified and brutal war in... Iraq! The Freudian slip of the century, to be sure. Finally, of course, we'll have our caller of the day.
Charlotte Dennett says to follow the pipelines to understand the Russia Ukraine war: The author & the daughter of a US-Middle East spy explains why one must understand energy & pipelines to get the Russia/Ukraine war. Did Bush's Freudian slip illustrate the similarities between the Iraq and Ukraine invasions?: When the invasion of Iraq & Ukraine share similarities, it isn't hard for many to point it out. Unfortunately in this case it was the perpetrator. Media freak-out over the mythical center fall out of our politics. No longer neocon vs. neoliberal. Spy daughter Charlotte Dennett on Ukraine War: The pipeline. Steve Schmidt analyses our fascism: LIVE on KPFT 90.1 FM: Author and US spy daughter Charlotte Dennett says it's the pipeline. Steve Schmidt explores our fascist move. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/politicsdoneright/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/politicsdoneright/support
Today on Rising, Infant Formula Shortage Bill CLEARS House with 12 GOP votes, Biden invokes Defense Production Act (00:00)Nina Jankowicz RESIGNS, good riddance to partisan disinfo HACK: Robby Soave (12:29)Populists TARGETED in corporate coup? Voters are OVER Dems, REJECTING status quo: Briahna Joy Gray (22:57)$40B Ukraine Bill headed to Biden's desk, Rand Paul writes Op-Ed opposing aid (33:21)Inside BOTCHED US-Afghanistan withdrawal: Chaos, broken promises, & paranoia (47:36)Kim Iversen: Piss Poor Ukraine War Reporting Insults American's Intelligence (56:31)Gas hits $4 in every state, stations prepare for $10/Gallon (01:09:54)Bush says Iraq instead of Ukraine in MASSIVE Freudian slip, users cite Curb Your Enthusiasm in GAFFE (01:22:08)NY Gov. Hochul targets FREE SPEECH, social media after Buffalo massacre (01:29:47)Where to tune in and follow: https://linktr.ee/risingthehillMore about Rising:Rising is a weekday morning show hosted by Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Robby Soave. It breaks the mold of morning TV by taking viewers inside the halls of Washington power like never before, providing outside-of-the-beltway perspectives. The show leans into the day's political cycle with cutting edge analysis from DC insiders and outsiders alike to provide coverage not provided on cable news. It also sets the day's political agenda by breaking exclusive news with a team of scoop-driven reporters and demanding answers during interviews with the country's most important political newsmakers.
On COI #278, Kyle Anzalone and Connor Freeman cover former President George W. Bush's viral confession- by-gaffe to war crimes in Iraq, President Joe Biden's resistance to Kiev's demands for long range rocket launchers, U.S./Israeli war drills aimed at Tehran, and the latest news on the Iran nuclear deal. Kyle and Connor watch and discuss Bush's Freudian slip rapidly making the rounds where he is giving a speech denouncing an illegal, brutal, unprovoked war in Iraq when he meant to say Ukraine. Bush was trying to paint Russian President Vladimir Putin as the ultimate mass murderer, Hitler du jour, but subconsciously realized he could just as easily be reading his own criminal charges. Bush writes this off as him just losing it in his old age. However, it is a blatant example of the fetish for projection fashionable in Washington these days, particularly among those like Bush himself who is forever covered in the blood of a million dead Iraqis. Kyle breaks down Biden's apparent reluctance to send Ukraine the long range rocket launchers they have requested, namely the M270 Multiple Launch Rocket Systems. These weapons would enable Kiev to launch strikes deeper beyond Russia's borders, attacks on Russia have become an increasingly more common occurrence and threaten to uncontrollably escalate and expand the conflict. Connor talks about a series of ongoing Israeli military exercises called Chariots of Fire. The exercises largely eye an attack on Iran and also include preparation for contingencies of a wider regional war with the Resistance Axis. U.S. Air Force refueling aircraft will soon be joining Israeli fighter jets over the Mediterranean Sea to simulate a wide scale assault on Iran. The simulation will practice how to enter Iranian territory and conduct repeated airstrikes. This comes as Israel just recently bombed Syria, killing as many as five people. Defense Minister Benny Gantz claimed they were targeting advanced Iranian military assets. This latest strike is also notable because it is the first time the Russians fired back at Israeli warplanes using the S-300 air defense systems they have provided Damascus. The new development will likely change the Israeli strategy in Syria, given that, for many years, they have taken for granted that they can bomb the country on a weekly basis virtually without consequences. Connor continues the Iran news by detailing a series of talks with the European Union's nuclear negotiator in Tehran. The EU has reportedly made enough progress, breaking the two months long deadlock, and relaunched indirect talks between the U.S. and Iran. Though no date for new Vienna talks has been set yet, Josep Borrell, the EU Foreign Policy Chief, says a deal is now within reach. The Iranians and the Americans have put the onus on each other to do what needs to be done politically to move things forward. Though Tehran says they now await U.S. responses to new proposals they put forward presumably during last week's talks with Mora. Odysee Rumble Donate LBRY Credits bTTEiLoteVdMbLS7YqDVSZyjEY1eMgW7CP Donate Bitcoin 36PP4kT28jjUZcL44dXDonFwrVVDHntsrk Donate Bitcoin Cash Qp6gznu4xm97cj7j9vqepqxcfuctq2exvvqu7aamz6 Patreon Subscribe Star YouTube Facebook Twitter MeWe Apple Podcast Amazon Music Google Podcasts Spotify iHeart Radio Support Our Sponsor Visit Paloma Verde and use code PEACE for 20% off our CBD
On COI #278, Kyle Anzalone and Connor Freeman cover former President George W. Bush's viral confession- by-gaffe to war crimes in Iraq, President Joe Biden's resistance to Kiev's demands for long range rocket launchers, U.S./Israeli war drills aimed at Tehran, and the latest news on the Iran nuclear deal. Kyle and Connor watch and discuss Bush's Freudian slip rapidly making the rounds where he is giving a speech denouncing an illegal, brutal, unprovoked war in Iraq when he meant to say Ukraine. Bush was trying to paint Russian President Vladimir Putin as the ultimate mass murderer, Hitler du jour, but subconsciously realized he could just as easily be reading his own criminal charges. Bush writes this off as him just losing it in his old age. However, it is a blatant example of the fetish for projection fashionable in Washington these days, particularly among those like Bush himself who is forever covered in the blood of a million dead Iraqis. Kyle breaks down Biden's apparent reluctance to send Ukraine the long range rocket launchers they have requested, namely the M270 Multiple Launch Rocket Systems. These weapons would enable Kiev to launch strikes deeper beyond Russia's borders, attacks on Russia have become an increasingly more common occurrence and threaten to uncontrollably escalate and expand the conflict. Connor talks about a series of ongoing Israeli military exercises called Chariots of Fire. The exercises largely eye an attack on Iran and also include preparation for contingencies of a wider regional war with the Resistance Axis. U.S. Air Force refueling aircraft will soon be joining Israeli fighter jets over the Mediterranean Sea to simulate a wide scale assault on Iran. The simulation will practice how to enter Iranian territory and conduct repeated airstrikes. This comes as Israel just recently bombed Syria, killing as many as five people. Defense Minister Benny Gantz claimed they were targeting advanced Iranian military assets. This latest strike is also notable because it is the first time the Russians fired back at Israeli warplanes using the S-300 air defense systems they have provided Damascus. The new development will likely change the Israeli strategy in Syria, given that, for many years, they have taken for granted that they can bomb the country on a weekly basis virtually without consequences. Connor continues the Iran news by detailing a series of talks with the European Union's nuclear negotiator in Tehran. The EU has reportedly made enough progress, breaking the two months long deadlock, and relaunched indirect talks between the U.S. and Iran. Though no date for new Vienna talks has been set yet, Josep Borrell, the EU Foreign Policy Chief, says a deal is now within reach. The Iranians and the Americans have put the onus on each other to do what needs to be done politically to move things forward. Though Tehran says they now await U.S. responses to new proposals they put forward presumably during last week's talks with Mora.
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Links from Today’s Show: Ezekiel 37 : https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ezekiel+37&version=KJV Begotten : https://webstersdictionary1828.com/Dictionary/Begotten 1 John 3 : https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+john+3&version=KJV Bush confuses Ukraine with Iraq : https://markcrispinmiller.substack.com/p/bush-confuses-ukraine-with-iraq-putin?token=eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjo4NDQ1Mzg5LCJwb3N0X2lkIjo1NTYzNDY3MSwiXyI6ImZKc1doIiwiaWF0IjoxNjUyOTgxOTU1LCJleHAiOjE2NTI5ODU1NTUsImlzcyI6InB1Yi0zODMwODUiLCJzdWIiOiJwb3N0LXJlYWN0aW9uIn0.YP60ZgMLWhzV4fBoiY_DlE20sjnj9XmLxM5Psla3Two&s=r Dave Daubenmire, a veteran 35 year high school football coach, was […]
In episode 1252, Miles and guest co-host Matt Lieb are joined by comedian and host of The G Word, Adam Conover to discuss… The continued disconnect between legislators and health workers, Freudian Slip of the Century, TOLD YOU SO MOM - video games INCREASE intelligence? And more! The continued disconnect between legislators and health workers Freudian Slip of the Century TOLD YOU SO MOM - video games INCREASE intelligence? LISTEN: Golden Green by Emma-Jean Thackray See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
George W. Bush confuses his illegal invasion of Iraq with Putin's illegal invasion of Ukraine. Does Bush's subconscious actually have a conscience?; Meghan McCain wrote a book; Why John McCain was a war criminal who lied about his adulterous affair with a lobbyist; Summer Lee wins in Pittsburgh; Jessica Cisneros MUST defeat Henry Cuellar; AIPAC, an ultra right wing pro Israeli Republican lobbyist is secretly attempting to destroy Progressive Democrats; Replacement theory; Pete Buttigieg says only Capitalism can feed our babies; Wall Street's predicting a recession; Guests With Time Stamps: (01:27) David Does the News (1:10:09) "USA of Distraction" written and performed by Professor Mike Steinel (1:18:22) Grace Jackson Explains How a shooting in Southern California is the key to understanding Taiwan's complicated past. Grace covers Japan's rule over Taiwan, Chiang Kai-shek's Martial law era from 1949–1987 and the division between the one million Chinese who came to Taiwan with Chiang Kai-shek and the people who were already there. (1:37:24) Professor Ben Burgis (his new book is "Canceling Comedians While The World Burns") Professor Burgis discusses his latest column in Jacobin reviewing Meghan McCain's new book “Bad Republican.” (1:59:52) The Herschenfelds: Dr. Philip Herschenfeld (Freudian psychoanalyst), and Ethan Herschenfeld (his new comedy special "Thug, Thug Jew" is streaming on YouTube) George W. Bush's recent Freudian slip confusing Putin's illegal invasion of Ukraine with his own illegal invasion of Iraq. Was Bush's slip a confession? Or is it his subconscious trying to punish him? (2:30:08) Jen Senko (Director/ Author of "The Brainwashing of My Dad") In her new book "The Brainwashing of My Dad," Jen Senko describes the right wing's plan to turn Republican politics into a cult of the aggrieved for older white voters. She traces Fox News and the rise of right wing talk radio to the Powell Memo's plan for creating a vast right wing conspiracy of print, radio and television echo chambers. (2:53:40) The Rev. Barry W. Lynn (Americans United for Separation of Church and State) Replacement Theory, Abortion and Pastor Greg Locke is this week's Religious Nut of The Week. (4:11:21) Quizmaster Dan F. tests David on his knowledge of wrestling (4:16:03) The Professors And Mary Anne: Professors Mary Anne Cummings, Jonathan Bick, Ann Li, Adnan Husain The January 6th Commission; The Senate wants to protect Supreme Court justices from protestors; Midterms PLUS: ASMR for your eyeballs - Kitchen ASMR with Joe in Norway (5:13:17) Professor Harvey J. Kaye ("FDR on Democracy") and Alan Minsky (executive director of Progressive Democrats of America) Oregon's Conservative Democratic Congressman Kurt Schrader loses to a progressive; Pennsylvania Progressive Summer Lee defeats AIPAC; Democratic Congressman Henry Cuellar must lose next Tuesday. (5:51:23) Emil Guillermo (host of the PETA Podcast, and columnist for The Asian American Legal Defense And Education Fund) Buffalo victims could have been Asian American under “replacement theory”
Summer 2008 sees former Royal Marine John Pierce lured from running convoys in Iraq to a lucrative contract in the steamy jungles of French West Africa. He soon discovers this new theatre is even more dangerous than the war zone he left behind. Corrupt officials, drug cartels, and competing military factions rub shoulder-to-shoulder in a melting pot of greed and intrigue ...And a sadistic foe lurks in the shadows.When old intelligence contacts take an interest, the situation gets complicated fast. Dark forces emerge and events spiral out of control. Pitched into a desperate race against time, can Pierce's makeshift team of soldiers and civilians fight fire with fire and outwit vicious enemies?One thing's for sure, Pierce won't leave anyone to the mercy of a brutal adversary he knows only too well – no matter what it takes.Former Royal Marine Jack Leavers has over thirty-years' experience working in the military, private security, corporate investigations, maritime counter-piracy and risk management. His career spans numerous deployments to conflict zones worldwide such as Northern Ireland, Bosnia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Africa, and the Somali-pirate-infested waters of the Indian Ocean. Jack's novels are inspired by some of the more enterprising projects that got the green light, and other audacious plans that didn't.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/houseofmysteryradio. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Iraq war veteran Dan Caldwell talks to Dan and Kelley this week about his work at Stand Together, Concerned Veterans of America, and about how he is trying to challenge Washington's hubristic war policies, including its current approach to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. He says the American people have had no say in the $50 billion in weapons and aid pledged and fast-tracked to Kyiv, and senses that lawmakers, mostly Republicans, are starting to push back because their constituents are getting restive. In the intro segment, we talk about Tom Cotton's new turn as a Jacksonian-America First-interventionist. More Dan Caldwell:CSPAN Washington Journal: Dan Caldwell on Veterans and Military Issues -- 2/19/22 U.S. in Iraq: A Distinction Without A Difference -- The American Conservative -- 1/12/22Congress Has a Chance to Reclaim Its War Powers -- Newsweek -- 6/1/21Dan Larison on Tom Cotton: Tom Cotton, Fanatical Militarist-- Antiwar.com -- 5/11/22 This is a public episode. If you would like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit crashingthewarparty.substack.com