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Porkins Policy Radio episode 160 Quarantining 9/11 with Robbie Martin

Frequent guest and friend of the show Robbie Martin joined me this week. We started off by discussing Reddit’s recent quarantining of 23 subreddits. We focused on their quarantine of the 9/11 Truth subreddit. We talked about the specific language that was used for 9/11 Truth about misinformation, and that the fact that no other quarantines specified misinformation. Robbie talked about the levels to which 9/11 Truth has been stifled in the past few years. We also contemplated the role of open source and crowd sourced research in today’s political landscape. We talked about Bellingcat’s role as a open/crowd sourced outlet and if this is the preferred model of western governments. Robbie also touched on Bellingcat’s role in the Skripal Poisoning Saga. We talked about Bellingcat’s recent report identifying some of the alleged GRU agents involved in the operation.

In the second hour Robbie talks about the new film The Magnitsky Act: Behind the Scene. We discussed the history of Magnitsky and his partner Bill Browder in the context of the New Cold War. I closed out the show by answering a listener question about some of the most important books in my life.

Download PPR episode 160

Show Notes:

MediaRoots.org

AVeryHeavyAgenda.com

List of subreddits quarantined on Sept. 27th

Brett Kavanaugh cover up of Vince Foster Murder

Coverup: Why All You’ve Heard From Mainstream Media About the Magnitsky Act is Probably Wrong

Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia by Ahmed Rashid

Xala by Sembene Ousmane (full book)

Xala (full film)

Aberration in the Heartland of the Real: The Secret Lives of Timothy McVeigh by Wendy S Painting

Legacy of Deception: An Investigation of Mark Fuhrman & Racism in the L.A.P.D. by Stephen Singular

Revolve: Man’s Scientific Rise to Godhood by Aaron Franz

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Porkins Policy Radio episode 145 The Tommy Robinson Con and Qanon’s Coup

In the first hour Keelan Balderson of WideShut.co.uk joins us to talk about the truth behind Tommy Robinson’s arrest and the media circus that surrounds it. Keelan explains the legal reasons for why Robinson was held in contempt of court. He also discusses how Robinson posed a serious threat to the criminal case he was pretending to “expose.” Keelan talks about how Robinson’s actions could have actually helped the alleged pedophiles get off. Keelan and I discuss the Rotherham and Rochdale child sex ring scandals and the real journalists and activist’s who uncovered it. We also explore the history of Stephen Christopher Yaxley-Lennon, aka Tommy Robinson, aka Andrew McMaster, aka Paul Harris. Keelan explains the circumstances where Tommy grew up in Luton. Including the extremist cult group Al Muhajiroun and their connections to the security services, and the connections between far right football hooligan groups and the security services. Keelan and I also discuss the history behind the English Defense League and the role that extremist Zionist groups have played in its formation.

In the second hour Robbie Martin of Media Roots and A Very Heavy Agenda joins us to discuss the latest developments in the ongoing Qanon saga. Robbie tells us about the recent break-up Alex Jones and Jerome Corsi had with their once beloved Q. We talk about how Qanon has continued to evolve both in substance and influence. Robbie lays out his theories for Q being a person or persons working directly for Trump himself. We also talk about the way that Qanon has been able to cultivate a massive following of rabid supporters, who will essentially do whatever is asked of them. Robbie and I also touch on how Qanon has helped to humanize lunatics like John Bolton and Rudy Giuliani. Robbie also gives us his take on Giuliani’s latest pronouncement about Trump being able to kill James Comey and get away with it.

Download PPR episode 145

Show Notes:

Why Tommy Robinson Was Jailed For Contempt of Court

Tommy Robinson Jailed: The Truth

Who Are The English Defence League?

Rotherham child sexual exploitation scandal

qmap.pub

Media Root Radio – North Korea Summit & Iran Deal Neoconned, QAnon Loses Control, Rudy’s Bad Advice

WikiLeaks Calls QAnon A Likely ‘Pied Piper’ Operation

Roger Stone to Associate: “Prepare to Die”

Porkins Policy Radio episode 139 Syria Strikes, Skripal Poisoning with JP Sottile and Robbie Martin

JP Sottile joins me in the first hour to discuss the recent airstrikes by the US, UK, and France in Syria. We discuss how this is nothing new for the Trump administration, and how in fact this latest airstrike comes almost on the anniversary of Trump’s earlier strike after the alleged use of chemical weapon. JP and I also discuss how this latest attack appears to have targeted three sites which were completely evacuated and probably were known of in advance. JP talks about the theater that was involved in this latest military action, including Trump’s idiotic use of the phrase “mission accomplished.” We then break down the media’s hyping of this event as a prelude to WWIII. JP and I present several reasons for why this is nothing more than bluster meant to drive traffic on websites. We also explore the notion that this is really the last hurrah of the American Empire. We talk about the decline of US power and their inability to maintain such a large global empire. I talk about the how France has begun filling this imperialist vacuum more and more in Africa.

In the second hour Robbie Martin joins me to breakdown the ever changing narrative of the Skirpal poisoning. We talk about how this fits into the larger context of what we are seeing geopolitically particular with regard to actions in Syria. Robbie talks about how Theresa May wove Skirpal into her decision to help bomb Syria over the weekend. Later we move onto the latest explanation which comes from Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that the Skripal’s were exposed to BZ. Robbie explains what BZ is and the history of the US governments experiments with the chemical. We also mention the State Department cable that mentions the possibility of BZ having been used in Syria. The bizarre claim by former KGB operative Boris Karpichkov that Skripal is connected to the murder of GCHQ’s Gareth Williams is also discussed. We end by talking about the danger of these sorts of operations and the rhetoric that is produces within society.

Download PPR episode 139

Show Notes:

NewsVandal.com

MediaRoots.org

The Real Message Behind Trump’s Syrian Strike

Strikes on Syria chemical sites ‘solve nothing’: France’s Macron

ClandesTime Special – Conspiracy Theories: The Salisbury Poisoning

Media Roots Radio – Salisbury, Skripals & Syrian Airstrikes with Tom Secker

Russia Expects Answer From OPCW About of BZ Toxin Presence in Skripal Case

The Best Explanation For The Skripal Drama Is Still … Food Poisoning

Were the Skripals ‘Buzzed’, ‘Novi-shocked’ Or Neither? – May Has Some ‘Splaining’ To Do

Exclusive: Secret State Department cable: Chemical weapons used in Syria

Russian ex-spy sees link between Skripal and GCHQ officer found dead in 2010

Porkins Policy Radio episode 125 North Korea Anthrax Propaganda with Robbie Martin

Robbie Martin joins us for an in-depth look into the most recent saber rattling between the US and North Korea. We start off by talking about the general hysterical political rhetoric that we see here in the US. Robbie and I touch on the size of Trump’s nuclear button as an example. Next Robbie and I explore the strange stories that emerged just before the new year talking about North Korea’s anthrax weapon program. Robbie and I talk about the Ashai Shimbun article that kick started the bogus story, as well as the multiple reports of a North Korean defector with anthrax antibodies in his system. Robbie talks about the problems with this narrative and its similarities to the 2001 Anthrax Attacks. We also look into the science behind these claims and debunk the notion that you can even house anthrax in an ICBM. Later Robbie and I talk about the anti-war movements continued decay, and the lack of voices speaking out against the threat of war in North Korea. Robbie talks about the difficulties in defending the North Korean people. We talk about the ways in which they have become so demonized that most average people could care less if they were murdered by the US military.

In the second hour Robbie discusses his work looking into the 2001 Anthrax Attacks. We discuss how they have fallen off as a topic of discussion and research. Robbie talks about the widespread use of Cipro during this time, and the dangers of using antibiotics unless you are truly sick. We also talk about whistleblower Matt DeHart and his connection to the anthrax investigation. Later Robbie and I dive head first into the latest iteration of Pizzagate by looking into “Qanon”. We discuss what the QAnon story is, its origins, and how it is just the latest example of controlled opposition. The two of us explain why this should not be taken seriously, and look into the sad state that the MAGA movement finds themselves in.

Download PPR episode 125

Show Notes:

A Very Heavy Agenda

Media Roots

North Korea said to be testing anthrax-tipped ballistic missiles

Anthrax antibodies detected in blood of North Korean defector, raising biological weapons fears

North Korea: Building Missiles Armed with Anthrax That Can Hit America?

U.S. Forces Are Training To Capture North Korea’s Weapons Of Mass Destruction

American Anthrax v1.5

Matt DeHart

Welcome To Waterbury: The City That Holds Secrets That Could Bring Down Trump

Porkins Policy Radio episode 116 Hollywood Sex Crimes with Robbie Martin and Ed Opperman

On today’s show we discuss the ongoing expose of sexual abuse and violence in Hollywood. In the first hour Robbie Martin joins me. We explore how the scandal unfolding in Hollywood is indicative of a larger problem with sexual violence all through out society. Robbie talks about the larger implications of this, and how a serious societal shift may be in the making. We then look at Hollywood itself and discuss how they will survive the mounting allegations. Later we talk about the politicization of this, and how many on the alt-right are exploiting this crisis for political points. Robbie touches on several high profile figures in the alt-right who have their own sexual assault or rape allegations against them. We look at how they fit into this, and the role they are playing in manipulating the situation. I also talk about my own experience of sexual harassment and why many people don’t come forward. Robbie finishes off by talking about Kink.com and the rape allegations against porn star James Deen.

In the second hour we continue the conversation with Ed Opperman. We talk about Corey Feldman and his most recent promise to name names. Ed and I look at some of the serious problems with Feldman including his close relationship with Michael Jackson. We also touch on the serious allegations against magician David Copperfield. Ed and I then move onto Kevin Spacey and Courtney Love and their relationships with Jeffrey Epstein. We talk about Ed’s interview with Spacey’s estranged brother Randall Fowler, and Ed’s interactions with Hank Harrison, the father of Courtney Love. Ed also touches on how these predators can be dealt with legally. Ed and I also discuss Bryan Singer, David Geffen, Digital Entertainment Network, and their connections to pedophilia in Hollywood. We end by talking about Roger Stone and the recent RussiaGate indictments.

Download PPR episode 116

Show Notes:

Hollywood Breaks the Silence on Sexual Assault, Rape & Abuse

The Opperman Report – Mike Parziale : Corey Feldman Saga / Steven Snyder : Matamoros Drug Smuggling Cult

Media Roots – Erik Prince’s Afghan Mercs, interview with Pearse Redmond

I joined Robbie Martin to discuss the proposed plan to privatize the war in Afghanistan. We talk about the plan itself and the key players involved such as Erik Prince of Blackwater and Stephen Feinberg of Dyncorp.

Porkins Policy Radio ep. 45 Robbie Martin on The New Neocons

We are joined once again by our friend Robbie Martin to discuss the latest installment of his documentary series A Very Heavy Agenda.  In part two, How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the New Neocons, Robbie picks up where he left off by exploring the rise of a new breed of neocons.  Robbie and I discuss how deeply entrenched with in the media this new brand of neocon has become.  Going beyond the likes of Bill Kristol and think tanks, the neocons have now infiltrated organizations such as The Daily Beast, Buzzfeed, Vice, and other media outlets.   We go into great detail about the orchestrated “resignation” of Russia Today’s Liz Wahl.  We explore the idea that she was a neocon mole and break down who Jamie Kirchick and the Foreign Policy Initiative was behind this media stunt.  We also discuss the new brand of intellectual neocon’s such as Peter Pomererantsev, and how the neoconservative agenda is becoming even more influential and powerful then under the Bush administration.

Download PPR episode 45

Show Notes:

A Very Heavy Agenda

@FluorescentGrey

Media Roots

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