Archive for the ‘NRA’ tag
Military propaganda, tomato-hunting cats, US Special Forces practice interrogation techniques on immigrants
Jamie and Allison discuss military propaganda at home and abroad, specifically this highly disturbing photo of a Palestinian child in crosshairs posted by an Israeli soldier, how the cats are acting out while Jamie is away, and how U.S. Special Forces will practice interrogation techniques on immigrants, and how Wayne LaPierre, head of the NRA, is using the same ol’ race-baiting techniques to drum up gun sales.
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Allison talks about Bernie Sander’s audit of the Federal Reserve, which is beginning to help us understand where our tax dollars went during the bailouts.
According to recent polls, the Afghanistan war is now as unpopular as the Iraq War was during the Bush years, and people are actually more concerned about ending the war than they are about fixing the deficit. Not that you’d know any of this from watching the news, of course.
It’s the triumphant return of “What The Fuck Did They Just Do?” This week’s topics: Mortgages, credit scores, and the NRA.
Jamie has some choice words for the ex-vegans out there, and Pandagon’s Amanda Marcotte stops by to talk abot sexism, blogging, feminism, and atheism. Be sure to read all of Amanda’s writing at Pandagon.net, and check out her book, “It’s a Jungle Out There: The Feminist Survival Guide to Politically Inhospitable Environments.”
It’s time for the premier of Fridays With Bill, a weekly segment in which Bill Ayers gives his thoughts about a timely topic. This week, Bill talks about the London student tuition protests, and the supposed lack of passion from U.S. students.
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