Porkins Policy Radio episode 173 Hugo Turner on Elliot Abrams, Iran Contra, and War Crimes in Central America

Friend of the show Hugo Turner joined me this week to discuss Elliot Abrams and his legacy in Central America and role in the Iran-Contra affair. We began by discussing the roots of Iran-Contra and why it is still largely ignored by the media. Hugo discussed the origins of the affair going all the way back to the October Surprise in 1980. We talked about the other events that opened the door into Iran-Contra including the attempted assassination of Contra leader Eden Pastora in Costa Rica. Hugo and I then explored Abrams role in Iran-Contra itself. We also discussed Abrams role in covering up war crimes in El Salvador like the El Motoze massacre. Later Hugo and I talked about the genocide in Guatemala which Abrams helped facilitate. We also discussed the complex web of people and groups involved in drug trafficking, terrorism, death squads, and the suppression of the poor. We closed out the conversation by looking at the parallels between the 1980’s and the current political environment. We used the current situations in Venezuela and Haiti as examples.

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Show Notes:

Anti-Imperialist-U.blogspot.com

@HugoTurner1969

Iran/Contra Pt 1: The Secret Team

Iran/Contra Pt 2: World War 3

Iran/Contra pt. 3 WACL

Iran/Contra pt 4 WACL 2

Our Hidden History YouTube Channel

@OurHiddenHistory

COVERUP: Behind the Iran Contra Affair

Beyond Contragate: The Secret Team – w/ Daniel Sheehan & Sara Nelson (1987)

CIA Intervention in Guatemala; Eliot Abrams; Allen Nairn; Charlie Rose 1995

Journalist Raymond Bonner on the CIA, El Salvador, and Central America (1984)

Raymond Bonner: El Mozote and Reporting during the Reagan Years (1993)

Internationalist 360

@HaitiInfoProj

HaitiAnalysis.com

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The Ochelli Effect – Deep State Orange Onion

From OchelliEffect.com

On this special Tuesday Broadcast Pearse Redmond and JP Sottile joined Chuck to do the pre-game show and Live coverage of The State of The Union Address. Both hours are far less painful than the realization that this is a serious look at the alleged leader of the “Free” world.

LBJ may have moved the SOTU to primetime, but Trump just moves your stomach contents closer to your toilet dominating all-time in the fake not-so-much-news cycle 50 years later. Is it now really this complicated? Don’t sit yet.
Deep State Orange Onion

Cliff Notes

Note The designated survivor is Rick Perry. (Not kidding) The advertised one-hour speech ran about 20 minutes over. After attempting to listen to the speech again right after the show, Chuck reports a headache. Support for 45 grew according to instant polling, thus the death of American genius is confirmed.

After noting many guests following a script that would almost sound like a kinder more gentile Trump. Somebody apparently loaded Trump’s speech with every clichéd vapid Neo-Con wet dream of Americana known to the Federalist Society, The Koch Brothers, and beyond.

In the call and answer game with his audience Russian Agent, Orage continued with the following sets of shallow emotional appeals tailored for his supports and the other clapping monkey puppets in Congress.
The Wall, Angel Families, The show of brown faces he is claiming as helped with criminal justice reform and the ask from another reality TV star, The Moon Landing, Random hero-worship for soldiers, He wants others to abandon the politics of revenge, half-hearted celebration of women, AIDS, Cancer, Right wing filler, Anti-abortion, Military bragging, The New Nuclear arms race, pat on the back for nothing actually getting done regarding North Korea, Interference in Venezuala justifications, Attacking socialism, “We Are Born Free”, U-S-A U-S-A U-S-A chants, servitude to Israeli paradigm, Pandering more to troop worshipers, “Great Nations do not fight endless wars”,USS Cole insert, “It is a radical regime, They do bad bad things(Refering to Iran as the leading state-sponsor of terrorism),After again stating that defending the Jewish people is a high priority survivors of the tree of Life massacxre get topped with one guy who survived that Nazi wasve as well, a quick happy birthday chorus for him, Trump describes American rescue from a German train the man “remebers” allegedly, “The American soldiers were proof god exists”, “We must keep America great in ourr hearts and many other empty platitudes in an effort to continue the sleeping whiplash of unknown cryptography that is American political theater in 2019.

El Paso Texas is the example Trump cited to justify The Wall but it sounds fishy. (Ochelli had been to this city when it was dangerous. The idea that it was foreign-born criminals who made it that way holds no water from Chuck’s observations.) What else did the Drumpf make up? He actually made reference to The Pledge of Allegiance and His alleged god several Times. Are you tired of this yet? The WWE Hall of Famer delivered the greatest hits every ill-informed MAGA troll eats for breakfast but was it balanced?
Deep State Orange Onion

Nancy seems to be a master of body language. The women in white stole his thunder for a few moments. Find the kindergarten clap in the footage. Trump breathes heavily at the microphone.

Abrams response: Personal story lead describes the circumstances of her family and an act of kindness by her father. “I love our country”. Insert her acts of kindness for federal workers recently suffering under the Government shut-down. Overall, more of a yawnfest than one imagined in Chuck’s opinion. Red Meat for progressives though.

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Porkins Policy Radio episode 172 The final word on the OJ trial with Pat McKenna and Brian Heiss

Filmmaker Brian Heiss and legendary private investigator Pat McKenna joined me for one final on the OJ Simpson case and trial. We talked mainly about the scientific side of the investigation. We talked about the LAPD’s Scientific Investigation Division which was in charge of all of the DNA evidence. Brian touched on the SID’s incredibly unprofessional and sloppy techniques. We talked about the incredibly high crime rate at the time in LA and the intense pressure the SID was under to deliver results. Pat and Brian focused on criminalists Dennis Fung, Collin Yamauchi, Andrea Mazzola, and Michelle Kessler. We talked about how they routinely contaminated and degraded key pieces of DNA evidence from the beginning of the investigation on June 13, 1994. We also talked about the larger impact that the SID had on the thousands of people sent to jail based on their erroneous tests. Later we talked about the the state of the criminal justice system and the long road ahead towards real reform.

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Show Notes:

OJSipmson.co

Conspiracy of Carelessness: The LAPD Crime Lab and the OJ Simpson Case

OJ Simpson’s DNA at the Murder Scene

The Bloody Glove Mark Fuhrman Found at the Home of OJ Simpson

Uncle The Podcast #123 Pearse Redmond interview, Full Spectrum Sports Dominance

From UncleThePocast.com

Pearse Redmond returns for another fun conversation with Uncle. This show is a sports spectacular covering pretty much every major American sport. Pearse reveals the secret lives of Tom Brady and Bill Belichick as being very bizarre and interesting.

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Trans Resister Radio #216 Pearse Redmond interview, Directed Energy Crickets and the Push for Regime Change in Venezuela

From TheAgeOfTransitions.com

Friend of the show, Pearse Redmond, returns to talk a bit about some of the stories that are currently flying under the radar. As the story goes, Americans are being attacked by some form of cricket warfare in Cuba. Are John Bolton and the Canadians hoping this aggression will be enough to successfully push for regime change in Venezuela?

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Show Notes:

The Sounds That Haunted U.S. Diplomats in Cuba? Lovelorn Crickets, Scientists Say

Victim Of Suspected Health Attacks On US Diplomats Speaks Out

Uzbekistan incident raises suspicions of Russian involvement in Cuba attacks

Canada cuts staff in Cuba embassy after mystery illness strikes again

Redacted Tonight – Truth Revealed About Sonic Attacks, U.S. Forever At War, Democracy Collapse

What’s happening to US diplomats in Cuba and China? Here are 4 theories.

Havana syndrome

PPR Bonus Podcast ep 25 Michael Swanson on the Venezuela Coup and the Troika of Tyranny

Michael Swanson joined me this month to discuss the ongoing political and economic crisis facing Venezuela. We talked about the United States efforts to overthrow President Maduro and replace him with the unknown Juan Guaido. Michael and I talked about the history of US backed coups in Central and South America. Michael and I discussed the economic warfare against Venezuela, including the looting of gold by the Bank of England. We also talked about the role that neocon lunatic John Bolton has played. We talked about the so called “Troika of Tyranny” and if this represents the direction of Trump’s foreign policy and legacy.

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Porkins Policy Radio episode 171 Ryan Carey on Nick Drnaso’s Sabrina

Ryan Carey joins me this week for an in-depth discussion of Nick Drnaso’s latest comic Sabrina. We started off the conversation on a totally unrelated matter and discussed the recent reporting on former CIA operative turned Batman writer, Tom King. We then shifted back Sabrina and the way it captures the bleak reality that so many of us find ourselves enmeshed in. Ryan and I discuss the books plot which revolves around the murder of a young woman named Sabrina, how two friends Teddy and Calvin deal with it, and the role that conspiracy theory plays throughout. We discussed the themes of isolation and intimacy within the conspiracy culture portrayed by Drnaso. Ryan and I also talked about how the book breaks so many literary norms including the concept of “Chekhov’s gun.” We explored the two male characters Teddy and Calvin, breaking down how both of them are essentially unlikable man children wallowing in their own self loathing. We finished off the conversation by looking at some of the broader issues raised in the book. Ryan also talked about the increased popularity of independent comics that encapsulate the bleak reality in the age of Trump.

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Show Notes:

@TrashFilmGuru

FourColorApocalypse.wordpress.com

TrashFilmGuru.wordpress.com

Ryan’s Patreon

Sabrina

Lost In America : Nick Drnaso’s Sabrina

The Bleak Brilliance of Nick Drnaso’s Graphic Novels

Rust Belt #4

XTC69

Porkins Policy Radio episode 170 JP Sottile and Robbie Martin on 2020 Dems, Trumps future, and neocon Tulsi Gabbard

JP Sottile joined me in the first hour to discuss the current political climate and the soon approaching 2020 Presidential election. We talked about the possibility of Trump not running in 2020 and the potential Republicans that might take his place. JP floated the idea of both John Kasich and Nikki Haley running. Later we talked about the seemingly endless list of Democrats lining up to take the nomination. JP and I touch on Kamala Harris, Beto O’Rourke, Mitch Landrieu, John Hickenlooper, Julian Castro, Kirsten Gillibrand, and Joe Biden. We discussed the multitude of political problems with these potential candidates, and the shift within the Democratic party. JP also touched on the rise of figures like Ocasio Cortez who may represent the first real step towards true democratic-socialism. We also discussed what the true role of William Barr will be while acting Attorney General and the decline of the Trump wing of the GOP.

In the second hour Robbie Martin joined me to break down one 2020 presidential hopeful, Tulsi Gabbard. Robbie explained how Gabbard is wrongly being trotted out as the anti-war/ anti-interventionist candidate in 2020. Robbie talked about Gabbard’s support of torture and her neoconservative views on terrorism and the War on Terror. We touched on her anti-Muslim Hindu nationalist rhetoric and how that contributes to her hawkish views. Robbie and I also talked about the response from the left which has been to praise Gabbard as some sort of peace loving dove who will stop all the foreign wars. We also touched on the recent moves by the US to overthrow Maduro in Venezuela. Robbie and I talked about Venezuela being a true litmus test for anti-imperialists. We end by talking about Gabbard’s bizarre views on gay rights and what supposedly made her a defender of the LGBTQ community.

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Show Notes:

NewsVandal.com

@NewsVandal

MediaRoots.org

AVeryHeavyAgenda.com

@FluorescentGrey

Tulsi Gabbard Endorses Torture During 12/17/14 NDTV

Gabbard: Current policy not hard enough on Islamic extremism

Tulsi Gabbard Is a Rising Progressive Star, Despite Her Support for Hindu Nationalists

What Does Tulsi Gabbard Believe?

‘Homosexual extremists’ remarks come back to bite 2020 hopeful Tulsi Gabbard

Amid mounting coup threats in Venezuela, Maduro begs Trump for dialog

Mike Pence statement on Venezuela

The U.S. Has Venezuela in Its Crosshairs

Trump Recognizes Guaido as Venezuela Leader, Challenging Maduro

The Ochelli Effect – Shut Down Shut UP

From Ochelli.com

First The author of The War State talked about the evolution of alternative media in the financial sector. Chuck explains this should be no shock to anyone following the trials and tribulations of his odyssey through the matrix of modern media.

There seems to be opposition, controlled opposition, and establishment motivations no matter the focus of the media asset. Does the Ochelli Effect fit into any category? Does Michael Swanson’s work? What is the price paid by honest media producers who do not design their presentations to fit the prejudice of the easily amused?

Pearse Redmond then stepped into the fray to discuss levels of priority placed upon false and legitimate crisis level events. The strange adventures on the African continent were also discussed as the US Empire continues to Empire.

All the MSM offers is headlines of recycled non-sense, the alleged alternative offers more creative and exceedingly greater levels of delusion, The Ochelli Effect and all we bring to you are as honest as we can make it.

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Show Notes:

Western mercenaries ready for Syria, Russians already there

Frontier Resource Group

Trump secretly sends 80 troops to African nation Gabon

Coup Attempt in Gabon Is Thwarted, Government Says

Uncle’s New Year’s Revolution 2019, Utp#120

From UncleThePodcast.com

Uncle’s New Year’s Revolution was recorded live on New Year’s Eve, Dec 31st 2018. As promised the show lasted a full four hours as Uncle, Aaron, Chuck and many guests and callers rang in the New Year Across all three time zones in the Continental US. If you didn’t get a chance to listen live, now you can listen to the show here in podcast form.

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