#907 Propaganda and warmongering (Netanyahu and the GOP letter to Iran)

Today we take a look at how the GOP in the US is working hand-in-glove with the neoconservative Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, to derail peace negotiations and stoke war with Iran

Show Notes

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

Ch. 2: Act 1: Why Netanyahu is Here - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 03-02-15

Ch. 3: Song 1: Embarrassed - Sick of Waging War

Ch. 4: Act 2: Israeli Prime Minister Criticized For Questionable Policies - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 03-04-15

Ch. 5: Song 2: Obnoxious - What's the Question

Ch. 6: Act 3: Netanyahu's speech and the propaganda against Iran - @RalphNader Radio Hour - Air Date: 3-14-15

Ch. 7: Song 3: Made to Suffer - 9 O'clock in the Afternoon

Ch. 8: Act 4: Ex-U.S. Official: With Iran Letter, "Reckless" GOP Places Middle East Hegemony over Security - @democracynow - Air Date: 3-12-15

Ch. 9: Song 4: Hey Ya (Solo Version) - The Tip Jar, Vol. 1 - EP

Ch. 10: Act 5: Treason, Stunt, or Idiocy? - @onthemedia - Air Date: 3-13-15

Ch. 11: Song 5: Follow The Money - The Redemption Of Zounds

Ch. 12: Act 6: John Kerry Smacks Down the #47Traitors - @majorityfm - Air Date: 03-16-15

Ch. 13: Song 6: Awnaw (All Hooks Up Version) - Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz

Ch. 14: Act 7: No War With Iran -- Best of the Left Activism via @ChrisMurphyCT & @MoveOn

Ch. 15: Song 7: "This fickle world" - Theo Bard

Ch. 16: Act 8: Senators Face Backlash Over Letter To Iran - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 03-11-15


Ch. 18: Racism and over-policing - Ruben from San Jose

Ch. 19: Thoughts on the speech about changing the farming paradigm - Ryan from Phoenix

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 20: Final comments on the posting of teh Storify of the Nicole Sandler Disaster of 2015

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

Activism: No War With Iran via @ChrisMurphyCT & @MoveOn


SIGN & Share the MoveOn.org petition The U.S. Senate should continue to give diplomacy with Iran a chance" from Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT)

SIGN & Share the RootsAction and DailyKos petition: "No War With Iran"

Sources/further reading:

"The Worst Case for War With Iran You’ll Read in a Major Newspaper" by Ali Gharib at The Nation

"The Neocons Strike Back" by Paul Waldman at The American Prospect

"Barney Frank Says Netanyahu And The GOP Want War With Iran" on HuffPost LIve

"The Appalling Case for an Unnecessary War with Iran" by Daniel Larison at The American Conservative

Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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