​#1084 Running the Ship-of-State Aground (Foreign Policy)

Air Date: 3-3-2017

Today we look at how Trump is currently running his foreign policy programs and where he’s planning to take it

​Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: In First TV Interview, President Trump Says Torture "Absolutely" Works - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 01-26-17

Ch. 3: Song 1: Waterboarding USA - Harry Shearer


Ch. 4: Act 2: Torture Doesn't Work and Here's the Scientific Evidence - Quirks and Quarks - Air Date 2-2-17

Ch. 5: Song 2: ​Talk to Me - Stevie Nicks


Ch. 6: Act 3: Media operates on articles of faith regarding American foreign policy - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 2-17-17

Ch. 7: Song 3: Drone Bomb Me - ANOHNI


Ch. 8: Act 4: Rep. Lieu: The White House Lying & Stifling Dissent on Yemen Raid is Step Toward Authoritarianism - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 02-15-17

Ch. 9: Song 4: Never Gonna Learn - Jont


Ch. 10: Act 5: Trump Takes Zero Responsibility For Yemen Raid Disaster - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 03-01-17

Ch. 11: Song 5: The Buck Stops Here - Childsplay


Ch. 12: Act 6: Wilkerson: Trump's Proposed $54 Billion Increase in the Military Budget Not for National Security - @TheRealNews - Air Date 2-28-17

Ch. 13: Song 6: Moneytalks - Vitamin String Quartet


Ch. 14: Act 7: Plan a MLK, Jr. “Beyond Vietnam” Speech-Reading Event for April 4th via @VFPNational and National Council of Elders - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 15: Song 7: Activism - Shihan


Ch. 16: Act 8: Anti-Islam religious zealots retake power in the White House - Intercepted (@theintercept) - Air Date 3-1-17


Voicemails

Ch. 17: R.I.P Alan Colmes - Rick from Madison, WI

Ch. 18: Excited about the Justice Democrats - Sunny from St. Paul, MN

Ch. 19: Fragility and the progressive case for immigration - Ken from Raleigh, NC

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 20: Final comments on conservative political correctness

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone


Activism:

TAKE ACTION

Plan a "Beyond Vietnam" Speech-reading event in your community for April 4th with the Veterans For Peace Toolkit

Volunteer with a Veterans For Peace Chapter near you to help plan a "Beyond Vietnam" speech-reading event

Read the National Council of Elders call to action for the 50th anniversary of MLK, Jr.'s "Beyond Vietnam speech

Read the entire "Beyond Vietnam" speech

EDUCATE YOURSELF

Donald Trump Goes All In for the Military-Industrial Complex (The Nation)

Why Trump's Military Budget Boost Doesn't Add Up (Mother Jones)

Trump’s Budget Proposal Is an Attack on the Working Class (The Nation)

Trump to Seek $54 Billion Increase in Military Spending (The New York Times)

 Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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