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(2015/03/20) Propaganda and warmongering (Netanyahu and the GOP letter to Iran)

March 20, 201576 min
Edition #907 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 stroke war with Iran   Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 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 Voicemails 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 TAKE ACTION: 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 Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!

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