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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
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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 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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