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If I Were a Racist…

If I Were a Racist…

Protests across the nation following the murder of George Floyd have inspired discussions beyond just police brutality, shining a spotlight on issues like “social justice” and “systemic racism.” But the divisive rhetoric on racism serves to distract from the statism....

News Roundup

News Roundup 7/2/20

US News Seattle’s mayor ordered the police to clear the CHAZ. [Link] Minneapolis’ city council has spent $63,000 of taxpayer money to hire private security for themselves. [Link] A family had to demolish their home after a SWAT team destroyed it trying to remove a...

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It’s Beginning to Make Sense

So now, if Trump says he's going to withdraw U.S. forces from Afghanistan, he'll be accused of turning tail before the Russians. I wonder if there's a connection,

Crazies Come After Walter Block

"It's as though our emotions are running wild, but our minds have just stopped." --Bill Hicks The kooks come after Walter Block for political incorrectitude. One important point, they don't even know what they're talking about: “As for the firing,” said Block, “these...

War’s Lost, Come Home

A little bit of appreciation for the Russiagate kooks: Thanks for bringing Afghanistan back to the attention of the American people. That's right everyone, we're still at war in Afghanistan even though we lost it 15 years ago. 2,449 Americans have been killed so far,...

More Regarding The Latest Russiaphobia

Lee Camp makes the same point as Sheldon. Why pay for what you can get for free. We could talk about the context of the fact that the Taliban does not need to be paid to kill American soldiers because their entire goal for the past twenty years has been to kill...

The Scott Horton Show

6/26/20 Dave DeCamp on Russia, Yemen, Israel and Syria

Scott talks to Antiwar.com News Editor Dave DeCamp about several of his latest articles. The two discuss the status of nuclear arms negotiations between the U.S. and Russia, the conflict between southern separatists and the Hadi government in Yemen, the Trump...

6/26/20 Jonathan Hafetz on the Plight of Adham Amin Hassoun

Scott talks to Jonathan Hafetz about the troubling case of Adham Amin Hassoun, a man who was convicted in 2008 of providing material support to terrorist organizations. Hassoun was a legal resident of the United States, but is not a citizen, so upon completion of his...

Free Man Beyond the Wall

Foreign Policy Focus

Liar, Liar, Mustache On Fire

Will Porter returns to Foreign Policy Focus to discuss the release of Bolton's new book and the Trump administration's effort to delay its publication. Will and Kyle break down some of the stories told in the book and how Bolton's lies as Trump's National Security...

Crazy Times

On FPF #508, I discuss some of the important news happening around the world. In California, police officers murdered an 18-year-old kid working as a security guard. The State Department approved a $600 million weapon sale to Ukraine. In the UK, a terrorist stabbed...

Trump’s Top Priority: Weapon Sales

On FPF #506, I discuss Trump's obsession with helping the arms industry. The Pentagon announced that it plans to spend $135 million bailing out small arms makers, the Senate is trying to allocate $10 million for nuclear weapons testing, and the US will acquire the six...

Don't Tread on Anyone

Libertarianism A to Z. Jeffrey Miron and Keith Knight.

https://youtu.be/8VopLWluqAo ... my basic motivation for being a libertarian had never been economic but moral. ... While I was convinced that the free market was more efficient and would bring about a far more prosperous world than statism, my major concern was...

Year Zero

Year Zero 115: George Floyd and the Blowback Riots

Just as the boom bust cycle of the economy becomes inevitable through state intervention, so does the boom bust cycle of culture. Whether it be the death of Rodney King, Eric Garner, or George Floyd we're never far away from minority cultures reminding the dominant...

Year Zero 114: Changing Strategies w/Pete Quinones

Pete joined Tommy to discuss his change of thinking during the Covid19 scare and response. Tommy had been experiencing a different line of thought and he'd noticed Pete moving in a similar direction, so he invited Pete on the podcast to discuss these changing times,...

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