• 01:02

    US Solider Bowe Bergdahl Exchanged for Guantanamo Prisoners

    in Politics

    Was this negotiating with terrorists?  Is it ok to exchange "known" terrorits for a US solider that deserted his unit?  Who gave the go ahead on the exchange?  These are the questions we will be asking tonight on the Current Issues Show.  Get the inside scoop on the exchange that took place and the discussion that followed.  Who is Bowe Bergdahl and more importanly what did the US give up to get him back?

  • 01:00

    Elliot Adams Hunger Strike to Close Guantanamo

    in Entertainment

    Hosts Sue Caumont and Jeff Beller welcome Elliot Adams a veteran, former Mayor, and former President of Veterans for Peace who has been on a hunger strike for nearly two months in protest to the US governments operation of Guantanamo Bay were the US says it is holding "enemy combatants". Elliot has taken to internet radio to get his message out since the mainstream media has neglected to cover the strike. Elliot explains why he feels they wont touch it.

    Listen live Fridays at 8:00 PM ET only on Going Beyond Radio.

    This from Mr. Adams:

    Guantanamo is wrong morally and by all religions, by international law and by US law. It violates the Magna Carta, Common Law (the basis of our law), the United Nations Charter, the Nuremberg Principles, the Convention Against Torture, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. It also is an affront to what our founding fathers set out in the US Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, the dream and image of America as a place of justice, the things I grew up being told the US flag stood for, and even national security. How have we gotten to this low point?

    Visit www.closegitmo.net.

  • 00:31

    Anna Massengill: I loved living in Guantanamo

    in Books

    Anna Massengill’s stand-alone spy novels, Storm Over Guantanamo and Dominos of Deception follow the adventures of a unique team of men and women who seek a terrorist bent on the destruction of military and civilian infrastructure.Massengill spent six years living at Guantanamo, not as an enemy combatant, but as a teacher in that “suburban” American community of 10,000 people.John Wiley, a master diver with a secret, plays a deadly game of chess with Iranian and North Korean-sponsored terrorists. Dead bodies floating in Guantanamo Bay (GITMO), mysterious mala beads and rumblings in the Cockpit place both the naval base and the island of Jamaica on high alert. An attack is imminent!Storm Over Guantanamo has been described as a "well written and entertaining novel" by a judge in the Writer's Digest's 2010 Self-Published Writing Contest. Dominos of Deception was recently reviewed by a retired editor of The American Heritage Dictionary who characterized it as "half rip-roarin' yarn and half warm fuzzy family saga."This is Author’s Beat, sponsored by The Writers League of the Villages in central Florida. This program is hosted by award-winning author Mark H. Newhouse and was created by Don Canaan and Mark Newhouse.And don’t forget to listen to “The Chosen Radio” every first and third Sunday morning at 10:30. Multiple award-winning journalist Don Canaan brings you nostalgic encore presentations of many of the radio programs that you grew up with during the 1940s and 1950s.

  • 01:03

    Let's Talk Politics w. Fred Wilson

    in Self Help

    On tonight’s show, we will do some house cleaning.  Ebola is still killing people; more Guantanamo Bay prisoners have been released- this time to the Saudis! Obama is planning to expand the US role in Afghanistan (does this mean boots of the ground when he promised not to do that); there is a nominee to replace chuck haggle the secretary of state and the immigration bill will be soon voted on by the house.  Yes, it is a lot to cover, but this is the world we live in!   

    we only talk about politics, but everything is political so all subjects are fair game in the show!  Tune in tonight at 7pm EST at www.ltpolitics.us or 917 932-1078.

  • 01:01

    Guantanamo: Hunger Strikes, Human Rights & National Security

    in News

    With the months-long hunger strike by detainees making the news, the detention facility at Guantanamo is once again back in the spotlight.
    The hunger strike in Guantanamo has grown to more than half of the detainees there in the detention camp on the U.S. Army base in Cuba. At least 84 of the facility’s 166 detainees are now participating, protesting the conditions and their indefinite captivity.   Detainees are refusing food, some of them since Feb. 10 following a search and confiscation of some of their belongings. The government has responded, force-feeding many of the detainees through tubes and 40 more medical personnel have been sent to assist with the effort.   We will talk to:   Carlos Warner, attorney with the Federal Public Defender of the Northern District of Ohio who is representing 11 Guantánamo detainees.   David Schanzer professor at Duke's Sanford School of Public Policy and director of the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security at Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill.   Laura Pitter, counterterrorism advisor for Human Rights Watch's US Program.

  • 00:51

    Guantanamo Hunger Strike; Water Rights; Texas Fertilizer

    in News

    Chapter 1: Guantanamo Hunger Strike
    The hunger strike in Guantanamo has grown to more than half of the detainees there in the detention camp on the U.S. Army base in Cuba. Detainees are refusing food, some of them since February 10th following a search and confiscation of some of their belongings. The government has responded by force feeding many of the detainees through tubes and 40 more medical personnel have been sent to assist with the effort. We talk to Raha Wala, an Associate at Human Rights First.
    Chapter 2: Water Rights Dispute Between States
    Texas has been suffering from a severe drought and rapidly growing Dallas-Fort Worth has found itself without an ample source of water. As a way to quench this thirst, the area has been looking to Oklahoma for help. Oklahomans have refused, given Oklahoma law prohibits sending water out-of-state. As a result Texans sought for relief through the Red River Compact, an agreement between Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas that Congress approved in 1980. The case reached the Supreme Court today where Texas argued the compact means they have a right to 25 percent of the water in question, a claim Oklahoma disputes. We talk to Erik Jaffe, Principle at Erik Jaffe PC and James McDonald, an associate at Williams & Connolly LLP.
    Chapter 3: Texas Fertilizer Plant
    As authorities and residents sift through clues in order to understand the massive explosion that occurred at the West Fertilizer Company in the town of West, Texas, last wednesday evening, there is still little insight into what may have caused the incident that killed 14 and injured 200. Nevertheless, some have attributed this lack of knowledge into the workplace conditions at this plant to a failure in workplace safety regulation. We talk to Tom O’Connor, Executive Director, National Council for Occupational Safety and Health.

  • Irate, Tireless Minority - Christmas

    in Politics Conservative

    Doing my best to help the Lord set the brushfires of freedom in the hearts of men and to restore America, God willing, to the beacon of freedom she was meant to be.


    Released GITMO detainee now has $5 million Bounty

    A new holocaust? 


    Prayer request for Christians in India

    Doing What's Right:

    GHW Bush in hospital

  • 02:16


    in Culture


    Hear the intriguing story of Sis. Ali as she reveals details of her life living as a victim of governmental targeting.

     Also tune in to hear more news from Sis. Denise Johnson as she updates us on the story of her murdered son, Gregory Johnson, and the blatant c over-up.

    Gregory Johnson was lynched in 2008 at the Sigma Chi frat house on the campus of San Jose in California.

    The Johnsons have said explicitly that they believe their son's death was related to his race and Denise and Gregory Johnson Sr. believe that their son was murdered, in a hate crime, most likely by his fellow fraternity brothers. 

    Tonight~ 6p P/ 7p M/8 p C/9 p E

    Tune In / Chat/ Call In~ 347-637-3074

     Join in the lively discussions that always take place at THE LOTUS PLACE!









  • 01:00

    Political Gravity: Gun Violence | Guantanamo Hunger Strike

    in Current Events

    Tonight on Political Gravity, your host Jane Hoffman has a couple of hot topics to discuss.
    1) A mother of two, Sherry West, who lost both her children to gun violence over the last eighteen years, is in peril.  Her thirteen month old son was shot in a stroller ride by two teens, just because she didn't have money to give them.  That baby has now died.  Jane will discuss the ridiculous gun violence in our country and how it seems to be getting worse. But is it really about guns?  
    2) Jane will be discussing the Guantanamo hunger fast which has been conducted by prisoners for over sixty-two days.
    All this plus NPR news, weather.com 3-day outlook, music, and your phone calls at 1.347.989.1942.

  • 01:29

    "I Take LIBERTY With My Coffee" tonight "The Torture Report"

    in Politics

    The Torture Report!  What we have known but refused to acknowledge or discuss as a Nation.  We have refused to hold those responsible accountable in any way.  This President made campaign promises on this very issue.  On these actions. For Muslims everywhere this report holds added meaning. Tonight we discuss the US and Torture.  Joining us tonight is Journalist Sarah Harvard. Sarah has written for the Huffington Post, Al Jazeera and the Chicago Tribune.  Will Coley Director of Muslims 4 Liberty and recipient of the Liberty Inspiration Award in 2012 will also be with us. Please join us for an important show about an important subject.   Long time Activist, Coffee Party Newsroom Editor and Radio Host, Bobby Rodrigo's new show "I Take LIBERTY With My Coffee" on Coffee Party USA Radio every Tuesday at 8:30PM. He advocates engagement, coalitions and continues to point out that the Constitution is the Rule of Law in our land and why it should remain so. His disdain for Money in Politics, the Political Party Machine and partisan blind allegiance is on full display as he advocates against the erosion of our Constitutional Protections in the name of corruption and tyranny. "If we focused on following the Constitution we would solve many of the ills of our society.? Offering a long list of guests from Political Organizations, Activism, Media and Artists Bobby invites you to join him every Tuesday at 8:30PM on Coffee Party USA Radio.

  • 00:46

    Report on CIA torture from Independent News Reports

    in Politics

    1) Program Introduction

    2) We have the sound clips of 3  on the CIA torture report from Independent news sources. This is the details of our progam sound clips.

    The Torturers: Donald Rumsfeld, President George W. Bush, Dick Cheney

    -The heavily redacted report on torture does not include Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo, says Michael Ratner, President Emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights -   December 11,(14)

    CIA Director Brennan Retreats on Intelligence and Torture Claims.

    -McClatchy reporter Jonathan Landay says the CIA torture report is putting political pressure on the U.S. administration, but is unlikely to lead to any criminal prosecution -   December 12,(14)

    CIA Torture Report Incomplete as Key Documents Remain Withheld.

    -Investigative journalist Marcy Wheeler says the Obama administration is using the CIA to protect itself and Bush-era officials from being legally implicated in war crimes -   December 10,(14)   

    3) The playing of reports 1,2 ,3

    4) Finnal Comments

    5 Closing Music , them song of O Canada



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