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On this episode of Carson's Corner, Bob discusses Ferguson and the race relations in America. How does this relate to capitalism as a whole? Can we use the events of Ferguson to raise class awareness ? All of this and more from a working class perspective.
On this MMA edition of Carson's Corner, we hear from UFC Lightweight fighter, Tony Ferguson. Coming off an impressive win over Abel Trujillo, Ferguson is looking to take on a top ten lightweight in the UFC. Find out who Tony wishes to fight next, plus his thoughts on his career, Brock Lesnar, and his experience on the Ultimate Fighter. Did the UFC and coaches misjudge Tony's ability on the show? Were other fighters given too much promotion relative to their results in the octagon. Find out on this edition of Carson's Corner.
The National Draft Ben Carson for President Committee is a political action committee formed to draft Dr. Ben Carson into the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. It was founded in August 2013 by John Philip Sousa IV and Vernon Robinson, and works to raise awareness of Dr. Carson’s qualifications and to engage grassroots conservative activists in clamoring for Dr. Carson to run for president.
With over 20,000 volunteers nationwide, the committee has been able to raise more than $11 million dollars. The committee also has a goal of collecting 1 million petition signatures by January 1, 2015.
Tonight John Philip Sousa IV, the great-grandson of the great march composer, joins us.
For more information on the committee visit www.runbenrun.org or follow them on Facebook and Twitter at @DraftRunBenRun.
Tonight, Dave "The Butcher" is joined by co-host Eric "E-Z-E" Ivey inside the starsmuskegon.com virtual studios for "Live in the Cage" here on the acslive.tv podcast network powered by Baker College, and brought to you by Genco Boots of Jackson, MI. Up first on the Every Victory Earned hotlines is newly-crowned SSFL welterweight champion Marcus Maulding. After that we talk to Joey "Drama" Carson, who will be competing this Saturday at the AFL's annual Toys for Tots benefit show, which is a pro-am for the first time! Up next is the promoter of the AFL, who just happens to be coming out for one last fight in front of the hometown crowd at the Leelanau Sands Casino. Our final guest of the night is returning to the industry he loves after a 17 month hiatus. Proprietor of the legendary and highly regarded GenesisFC, Josh Lawrence.
Carson Buckingham knew from childhood that she wanted to be a writer and began, at age six, by writing books of her own, hand-drawing covers, and selling them to any family member who would pay (usually a dime) for what she referred to as “classic literature.” When she ran out of relatives, she came to the conclusion that there was no real money to be made in self-publishing, so she studied writing and read voraciously for the next eighteen years, while simultaneously collecting enough rejection slips to re-paper her living room…twice.
When her landlord chucked her out for, in his words, “making the apartment into one hell of a downer,” she redoubled her efforts, and collected four times the rejection slips in half the time, single-handedly causing the first paper shortage in U.S. history.
But she persevered, improved greatly over the years, and here we are.
Carson Buckingham has been/is a professional proofreader, editor, anthologist, newspaper reporter, copywriter, technical writer, novelist, short story writer and comedy writer. She loves reading and gardening; but not at the same time. Though born and raised in Connecticut, she lives in Arizona now—and Connecticut is glad to be rid of her!
Check out her blog at carsonbuckingham.blogspot.com
On this edition of Carson's Corner, Bob flys solo this week, as he discusses some of the issues facing the working class. First, as Election Boycott Advocate and former campaign manager of Ralph Nader Christopher Driscoll said on this show, there are so many bubbles in the economy that are bound to burst. We'll discuss this, plus, the effects of income inequality are part of the new normal of capitalism; and of course, Bob will discuss why he is an Election Boycott Advocate, as well as some up-coming plans for a new show television show with a member/supporter of the Zeitgeist Movement.
After Dana White failed to deliver on the promised BIG announcement at the UFC's "The Time is Now" press conference event, MMA fans and media alike were quick to pronounce the event a time-wasting failure.
However, during the incident now known as "The Press Conference Fan Q&A Section Accusation of Nondelivery on Promised Audio/Visual Materials Heard Round the World," Dominique "The Fallen Angel" Robinson exploded onto the global scene with his direct callout of the man known as "Built Like a Fighter."
Now, in his most in-depth interview since that fateful event, "The Fallen Angel" sits down with hall-of-fame host Bob Carson for a wild and wide-ranging interview!
Tune in to hear Bob and Dominique discuss all of the following and much more:
Why did Dana White owe him DVDs in the first place? What if another MMA organization offered him a lucrative deal in order to capitalize on his notoriety? What's his real record?
Will he really be fighting Joe Stevenson at a zoo for an audience of celebrities and high society types?
In addition to talking to Domique, Bob will also be joined by his "Goon Squad" associate and infamous "Ultimate Fighter" competitor, James Chaney! Chaney discusses his dark nature as one of MMA's premiere horror movie villains, his impending drop to lightweight and the infamous biting incident on TUF's "LET ME BANG, BRO!" season.
Once again, Bob Carson brings you the most in-depth and detailed interviews in the sport.
It was a pretty exciting weekend. Bob Carson and I attended the annual Workers World Party (WWP) conference here in NYC. We will share our thoughts and experiences and I will have a few clips from some of the speakers. Perhaps a member or two will call in and speak with us as well. - Caleb Maupin - I'm looking at you:)
For those who are interested in social justice and organizing for a better society that puts human needs above all else (corporate profits), I think this will be an excellent program.
I am not a member but I consider myself a freind and ally of the party. Please join us for the live streaming of the show or catch it in the archived edition at www.thecommonsprojectnetwork.com a day after airing.
Share this link with your friends and allies. And, if you were at the conference, feel free to call in and share your thoughts with us.
Salud, Pinko the Bear
Today "In the Pickle Barrel" we are starting our look at possible President Want-to-bes" for the the 2016 Elections. Yep, itis less than 2 years until we have to make another big decision.
Today, we will look at Dr, Ben Carson. Is he a breath of fresh air? Is he another Barack Obama? Does he have a chance to win?
The expected Presidential Amnesty appears to be a done deal. It is expected President Obama will indeed sign an Executive Order granting 10K-20K Illegal Aliens to remain in the United States. Obviously, there are a lot of opposing feelings about this action.
How will the Republicans and other conservatives respond to the action? Will they roll over and say so what? Will they take the case to court? What can they do?
These topics and more starting at 8AM-10AM EST.
There's room for you "In the Barrel" so jump in and let's chat.
On this episode of Carson's Corner, we welcome Harry Cason of the Zeitgeist Movement to discuss the up-coming People's Climate March and the October 5th, Zeitgest Media Festival, at the National Black Theatre, 2031 5th Ave., New York, NY.
Harry Cason has been teaching political science at the The City University of New York - College of Staten Island for over twenty years, and has been involved in the anti-war and social rights movement even longer.
Cason is presently writing a book on: U.S. Relations with Spain under Francisco Franco, and Spain’s Eventual Liberalization.
Cason is a member-supporter of the Zeitgeist Movement, because of its holistic-systemic response to the problems we presently face in the world, as opposed to the piecemeal and tweaking response that is typically offered-up these days.
On this midnight edition of Carson's Corner, Bob will discuss the importance of non-compliance as it pertains to our many different systems. Furthermore, we will touch on the so called 'War on Drugs" and how it relates to our capitalist system. Plus, Carson's Corner, the Election Boycott Advocates, and Anti-Capitalist Radio, hosted by David Arthur Smithers and Gabriel Pierre are planing a big show come election day on Tuesday. I'll talk more about this and more
On this MMA verison of the show, we welcome two special guests from the world of martial arts. We speak to Justin Harvey and Master Todd Sommers about Justin's induction into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame and martial arts in general. During this 45 minute discussion, many issues are raised, from honor and what it means to be a martial artist, to mixed martial arts.