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The following guest is brought to you in conjunction with Marcel Reid, and the annual Whistleblower Summit for Civil and Human Rights held every July 30th in Washington DC.
Whistleblower: Michael Springmann
"The US is now working with all of the repressive governments of Israel, Gulf States, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, & Turkey to destroy Syria. They train the terrorists in Jordan & Turkey and used Saudi and Gulf money to finance them.
Israel is deeply involved in Syria, besides bombing from the air, they send special forces into the country and target Syrian govt forces for the terrorists, who then get medical attention in Israel if wounded."
BIO: J. Michael Springmann
J. Michael Springmann was a civil servant at the Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration as well as a diplomat in the State Department’s Foreign Service, with postings to Germany, India, Saudi Arabia, and the Bureau of Intelligence and Research in Washington, D.C.
The published author of several articles on national security themes, he is now an attorney in private practice in the Washington, D.C. Area. In addition to a J.D. from American University in Washington, D.C., he holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in International Affairs from Georgetown University and Catholic University, both in the Nation’s Capital.
Magazines which have published his articles include Covert Action Quarterly, Unclassified, (the journal of the Association of National Security Alumni, essentially CIA and FBI veterans plus outsiders with expert knowledge of intelligence and foreign affairs), Global Research, Global Outlook, OpEdNews, The Public Record, and Foreign Policy Journal.
In June 2004, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee granted him its Pro Bono Attorney of the Year award.
On the last Carson's Corner on 2014, the Election Boycott Advocates welcome Jill Dalton to the show to discuss the biggest political events of 2014. Dalton, who is the author of the eBook, "Is It Fascism Yet ?", has been writing for non-corporate media outlets, such as Dandelion Salad, OpEdNews, RSN, NationofChange, for many years. Jill has been one of the few reporters who have questioned whether or not voting really matters in America.
Will 2015 be a year marked by the billionaire ruling class or will the workers continue to rise up in the face of the deteriorating conditions of capitalism? Will elections and the state continue to lose legitimacy in the eyes of the working class? Tune in to hear a discussion you will hear few places elsewhere.
Here is Jill Dalton’s bio: Jill Dalton is a writer/actress/army brat/activist/truth teller. She can be seen in and consulted for William Hurt on the HBO film, Too Big To Fail, about the global financial meltdown. Her articles have appeared @ Dandelion Salad, OpEdNews, RSN, NationofChange. Her eBook, Is It Fascism Yet? is available on amazon.com. Her play, Collateral Damage, was a semi finalist at the 2014 O’Neill Playwrights Conference.
Join Tom English; musician, artist and progressive activist as we discuss the upcoming election day, 2014.
Here's what he had to say during a recent OpEdNews interview:
During the Dennis Kucinich Campaign is when I first started performing my songs. Lila Garrett was in the campaign and I sang for her “Democrats Are Stupid When They Don’t Vote, And Republicans Are Stupid When They Do” and she howled with laughter and asked me to sing it at a fundraiser and it became a regular thing. It was a hard campaign. Both of them.To me, it all feels like one. To see how, at the end, Obama and Hillary were both falling over each other to “prove” who was more passionately against the war, and Dennis was sitting there able to honestly say “ I was against the war before it started, and p.s. Obama, I never voted to fund it ten times”. People say we can’t elect a progressive president but we have to remember that, although people who read and think could see right through Obama, he was marketed very, very effectively to appeal to a person who does not like war and who has compassion. Turned out, granted, clearly not true, but he was, in fact, presented as a progressive because that is what people really desire.
So, I’ve lived in a lot of different times, at this point, and I think now is a good time. I think a whole majority of us are coming to our senses.There’s a lot of momentum on problem things, but it’s interesting how some good things come quick!
It has been over one month now that the Election Boycott Advocates have been appearing on Carson's Corner, and with each week, the message is getting louder. More and more websites are covering the Election Boycott Advocates on Carson's Corner, as it is the only place where this sort of resistance is taking place. Last week, Election Boycott Advocates welcomed Jeff Howard, occupier, activist and Obama supporter to the show, and Harry Cason, member/supporter of the Zeitgeist Movement, and Thomas Baldwin, election boycott advocate and blogger. What ensued was a passionate debate/discussion that didn't tear the parties apart, but rather solidified the parties around the notion of an ongoing debate and the dire need for change. This week will be no different, as hosts Bob Carson and Christopher Alan Driscoll welcome the same panel, Jeff Howard, Thomas Baldwin, and Harry Cason to the show, plus a new panelist, Jill Dalton.
Here is Jill Dalton's bio: Jill Dalton is a writer/actress/army brat/activist/truth teller. She can be seen in and consulted for William Hurt on the HBO film, Too Big To Fail, about the global financial meltdown. Her articles have appeared @ Dandelion Salad, OpEdNews, RSN, NationofChange. Her eBook, Is It Fascism Yet? is available on amazon.com. Her play, Collateral Damage, was a semi finalist at the 2014 O’Neill Playwrights Conference.
Please make sure to visit Thomas Baldwin's site as it features some great progressive commentary about working class issues. http://proactvoice.wordpress.com/
Also make sure to check out Zeitgeist material at http://www.thezeitgeistmovement.com/
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ENVISION THIS: politically, socially, and spiritually empowering people from the bottom up!
We are honored to host Rob Kall, the first media winner of the Pillar Award for supporting Whistleblowers and the first amendment. He is executive editor and publisher of OpEdNews.com, host of the Rob Kall Bottom Up Radio Show (WNJC 1360 AM), publisher of Storycon.org, president of Futurehealth, Inc and founder of a technorati top 100 blog. Huffington Post regularly publishes his articles.
Whew! Busy man!
In his spare time, Rob helps others optimize the power of new media as a consultant for corporations, non-profits, entrepreneurs and authors; frequent speaker on the bottom-up revolution, politics, the power of story, and Positive Psychology; and campaign consultant for issue positioning, stump speeches and debates.
Bernard Starr Ph.D. discusses his new provocative book about the real Jesus of Nazareth: “Jesus Uncensored: Restoring the Authentic Jew” Sure to provoke controversy and debate, ‘Jesus Uncensored: Restoring the Authentic Jew’ challenges conventional views of Jesus and is destined to become the most talked about book of the year.”
Bernard Starr, PhD is a psychologist, journalist, and Professor Emeritus at the City University of New York (Brooklyn College). He is the author Escape Your Own Prison: Why We Need Spirituality and Psychology To Be Truly Free, which explores spirituality as a psychology of consciousness. Starr has written, produced and hosted an award-winning radio commentary (WEVD-1050AM NYC), “The Longevity Report,” as well as television documentaries on productive living in the third age of life. He currently publishes on major Internet news sites including the Huffington Post, OpEdNews, Salon, and the Religion and Spirituality section of United Press International. He is also the principal United Nations representative for the Institute of Global Education, founder of the Mucherla Global School in Mucherla, India.
Still wanting democracy----your hosts, Brian Stetten and Ruthann Amarteifio! Richard W. Spisak Jr., News@NewMercuryMedia.com , is our guest. He has been an organizer and political writer since the late sixties, when he began protesting segregation and the Viet Nam War. His essays have been published internationally and are included in several books. He is a regular guest columnist for the Stuart News as well as contributor to FireDoglake and OpEdNews. He founded PNN, a weekly political news show which features interviews with Progressive Activists from Florida and beyond, shaping our better tomorrow. www.NewMercuryMedia.com/pnn.html
Can Brian hold himself together enough to interview our fantastic guest without going crazy?
Today guest the Great Senator Craig Barshinger Virgin Island
Our special guest -Steven Leser
Steve Leser is a principal at Democratic Spring
Strategies and a writer with Democrats for Progress.
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Formerly "Liberalpro", the Tim Gatto show returns to Blogtalk Radio. Every Monday at 9:00 PM (EST), Tim examines events that change our world, our nation and our lives from an independent and unbiased point of view.
With news taken from mainstream media as well as news gathered from unconventional sources from the internet and from people reporting from the scene, Tim sifts through it all to find the truth, and to report it to you.
With over 20 years of political reporting experiance, Tim has managed to develop a network of individuals that not only report the news, but to make it as well.
Tim Gatto's work has been published by such diverse media outlets as The Nation, Information Clearinghouse, OpEdNews, The People's Voice, Dandelion Salad. Media with a Conscience and more.
Neither Liberal or Conservative or Left or Right, Tim reports the truth, unfettered by allegiances to any political group or cause. This has resulted in Tim getting banned by Daily Kos, Democratic Underground and many other outlets (left and right). A thorn in the side of the established political parties, Tim has managed to report on everything and anything that may affect the lives of the American people.
Angelica welcomes Siggy Buckley to the show today. Former matchmaker par excellence - or Dating Guru as the Irish media liked to call her - she was born in Germany. Having achieved a Masters Degree in English, she got married, had two children and then emigrated to Ireland with her family for the “good life”.
Involuntary life on an Irish farm produced a crop of misgivings and the break-up of her marriage. Single again, she launched a dating service in Dublin which eventually planted the seeds for this novel, Next Time Lucky: Confessions of a Dating Guru.
Now happily married again, she lives in sweltering Florida. Siggy writes for American Chronicles and Opednews. She is also a proud new International member of the National League of American Pen Women.
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