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Episode 36: The WikiLeaks Controversy Continues, Julian Assange, Tax Cut Deal, Etc.

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In this thirty-sixth episode, Todd, Jim, and their panelists (new permanent panelist) pro-Liberty commentator Rick McLastnom, pro-Liberty activist, voluntaryist, and commentator DeaRae Michelle, and former Pentagon military officer, Lew Rockwell blogger and writer Karen Kwiatkowski discussed PayPal, Mastercard, and VISA freezing WikiLeaks' account with them, PayPal admitting that the State Department pressured them to pull the account, "distributed denial of service" (DDoS) attacks being launched on WL, the hacker group Anonymous a.k.a. 4chan launching DDoS attacks on VISA, Mastercard, PayPal, Sarah Palin, and Joe Lieberman's websites, an anti-WL hacktivist named Jester launching DDoS on 4chan's website, a company called Mobile offering payment services for WL to use to collect donations, Julian Assange turning himself in to the UK authorities to answer for much-likely-contrived "rape charges" and the justified need to question them, the Obama-GOP tax cut deal and the Democrats attempting to squelch it and finagle one in their favor, CNN founder Ted Turner urging world leaders to adopt a "one child policy" on a global scale "to save the Earth," Wal-Mart partnering with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to report customers' "suspicious activity" in the stores or parking lots, Westboro Baptist cronies picket Elizabeth Edwards' funeral because of her support for gay marriage, and protesters in Spanish objecting to Julian Assange's imprisonment and WikiLeak's treatment by the U.S. and other governments.

[*Note: The show was awesome. Rick McLastnom was great, although he left early. Michael Hoskins didn't show up.]