6-11-15 Nicole Sandler Show – Rewriting History

Today Nicole is joined by two guests: Harvey J. Kaye is a historian and author of "The Fight for the Four Freedoms" about FDR, and history as facts that help inform the future; and former CIA Analyst Ray McGovern who famously confronted Donald Rumsfeld about his lies in 2006 and will call him out again today for trying to rewrite history

The NSA Knows How You Voted

I actually have no idea whether or not the NSA knows how you voted, but I thought it was a clever way to put both the NSA and the fact that today is election day into one headline. It's an off-off election year, with a few important races.  Voters in NJ will prove that they're idiots by re-electing the big bully, Chris Christie, and voters in Virginia are faced with a choice between a despicable human being and a laughable one.  But laughter is better than disgust, so the people of VA will likely hold their noses and vote for [...]

Diplomacy…What A Concept!

So, let's get this straight... Yesterday, while answering questions at a press conference in London, Secretary of State John Kerry lets slip a verbal gaffe, suggesting that Assad can avoid having bombs dropped on his country if he'd only "turn over his chemical weapons to the international community in the next week"  (and immediately discounted it by saying "but he isn't about to do it, and it can't be done, obviously"). This is the quote that, allegedly, started it all: Or is it? President Obama told Gwen Ifill of PBS that he and Vladimir Putin had discussed this idea at [...]

Our Future Depends On You

That's the message I got from today's interview with Ray McGovern. Things are fucked up and only massive public protests and civil disobedience can turn this nation around.  Unfortunately, I think people are too busy just trying to survive themselves, with little energy left to help save the the USA. McGovern spent 27 years at the CIA, working for nine CIA directors. Primarily a substantive analyst and briefer, he nonetheless served in all four of CIA's main directorates and, during one of his postings abroad, helped manage a large covert action project. In January 2003, he co-founded Veteran Intelligence Professionals for [...]

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