On today’s program, David kick’s off the show with a commentary about the ongoing situation in Ferguson, Missouri. Then he’s joined by comedian’s Judy Gold and Henriette Mantel for a great conversation about when a joke is a joke, and when it’s just bad taste. It’s a lively discussion, so strap yourself in for about an hour and hang on!
Andrew Bacevich is a frequent guest on Bill Moyers and Rachel Maddow.
Andrew Bacevich is a retired career officer in the Armor Branch of the United States Army, retiring with the rank of Colonel. He is currently Professor of International Relations and History at Boston University. Bacevich has been “a persistent, vocal critic of the U.S. occupation of Iraq, calling the conflict a catastrophic failure.” In March 2007, he described George W. Bush’s endorsement of such “preventive wars” as “immoral, illicit, and imprudent.” His books include American Empire: The Realities and Consequences of US Diplomacy (2002), The New American Militarism: How Americans are Seduced by War (2005) and The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism (2008). He has also appeared on television shows such as The Colbert Report and the Bill Moyers Report and has written op-eds which have appeared in papers such as The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, and Financial Times. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
David kicks off the show with a rant about the NRA, then Howie Klein joins us to talk about this week’s election results. Then, Jimmy Lee Wirt and Laura House sit down to talk with musician/comedian/author/actor Dave Hill about all of the fun and interesting projects he’s involved in, including his awesome band Valley Lodge. Plus, movie reviews with Michael Snyder, then David ends the show with more talk about the NRA with KPFK’s John Matthews.
On today’s show David sits down with John Matthews to discuss the unfair deal cheerleaders get from the NFL. Then Jerry Stahl and David catch up on how things went while he was away in New York. Plus film critic Michael Snyder reviews the latest movies in the theaters. Also, a song from Will Ryan featuring Jeremy Kramer and Hal Lublin.
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