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PPR Bonus Podcast ep 12 The Final Cut with Tom Secker

Tom Secker and I finish off our trilogy of episodes discussing House of Cards. This month we look at the last season The Final Cut. We discuss Francis’ long political career as it begins it’s twilight phase. Tom and I talk at length about the Cyprus story-line which introduces foreign policy to the show for the first time. We touch on FU’s complete lack of expertise in this realm and how it contributes to his ultimate demise. Tom and I also discuss whether Urquhart’s experiences as a young man in Cyprus made him into the psychopathic individual he is as Prime Minister. Later we explore the characters of Claire Carlsen and Tom Makepeace, as well as our favorite new character Jeffrey Booza-Pitt.

Tom and I also focus on the complex relationship between Francis, Elizabeth, and the security state. We talk about Elizabeth and Corder’s master plan which comes to fruition in the last episode, and how yet again the show accurately portrays the security state as the real center of power in British politics. Tom and and I also touch on two real world events that mimic House of Cards: the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia, and Paul Manafort laundering money in the Bank of Cyprus. And of course Tom and return to our ongoing question: is it all about sex?

Quick Note: I apologize for the coughing and sniffling. I was still sick at the time of the recording.

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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.

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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

The Ochelli Effect: New York Trumps Trump Scandal Trumps JFK Files

From Ochelli.com:

First Mike Swanson author of The War State begins this Tuesday show answering a few Wall Street Related Questions. Our attention is then turned to The recent JFK assassination files releases , is there anything actually new? what is the deal with long-time JFK conspiracy theory icon L. Fletcher Prouty? why is Info-Whores claiming the documents reveal info. that is simply not there? We also agree there is no reason to continue with the review series on Ken Burns Vietnam Documentary as it is nearly as pointless as the PBS presentation itself.

Pearse Redmond then joins us to report on and give some insight into New York itself along with the still breaking news of the alleged Terror attack a few hours earlier. Pearse also addresses the news-cycle itself , and tries to break down the rest of what’s going on in the world of the latest Trump and Clinton scandals. with a dash of JFK 2017 file release cross talk.

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Porkins Policy Radio episode 101 The Russians Are Coming with JP Sottile and Robbie Martin

In the first hour I am joined by JP Sottile of News Vandal for an in-depth conversation on the growing scandal involving Donald Trump Jr. We begin by touching on the latest person to have been in the infamous meeting, Ike Kaveladze, and his connection to a 2000 Congressional investigation into Russian money laundering operations. JP and I go beyond the headlines and try to decipher what this meeting might have actually been about. We offer up a more straight forward narrative that this was a meeting about corruption and payoffs. The two of us discuss the attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya’s links to Russian oligarchs and to a recent money laundering case that was recently settled in her clients favor, and how the specter of Donald Trump loomed in the background. JP and I also look back to the 1990’s and a similar scandal involving the Clinton’s and the Chinese government. Later JP and I discuss the horrifying proposal by Jared Kushner and Steve Bannon have to privatize the war in Afghanistan. JP tells us about the two men who will help lead this charge, Erik Prince of Black Water, and Stephen Feinberg of Cerberus Capital which owns DynCorp. We talk about their nightmare vision for the complete privatization of warfare and nation building. JP discusses how this is actually the natural progression of the American economic and political system, and how Donald Trump is the natural man to usher this in.

In the second hour Robbie Martin joins me as we flesh out some of the topics brought up by JP and myself. We start by taking a step back and looking at how both the mainstream and alternative media have used this recent scandal to their benefit. Robbie and I address the claims made by morons like Cernovich that this is all a deep state operation. We also explore the forgotten story of the seizure of two Russian spy facilities and the expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats (spies) by the Obama administration in December 2016. Robbie and I discuss how this story has been nearly forgotten by the media yet it represents an extremely important moment in both the Obama and Trump presidencies. The two of us talk about how the facilities have yet to be turned back to the Russian’s despite their pleas with Trump. Robbie and I explore how serious an action this is and how Trump has been put into a very difficult spot by all of this. Robbie also gives us the latest updates on the ever evolving neoconservative movement. We discuss the closing down of the neocon think tank The Foreign Policy Initiative and where the movement may be headed.

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Show Notes:

News Vandal

@newsvandal

Russian dirt on Clinton? ‘I love it,’ Donald Trump Jr. said

Donald Trump Jr. releases email chain on his Russian meeting

Natalia Veselnitskaya, lawyer who met Trump Jr., seen as fearsome Moscow Insider

Soviet Veteran Who Met With Trump Jr. Is a Master of the Dark Arts

Rob Goldstone, publicist behind Trump Jr. meeting, reportedly in fear and hiding in plain sight

Eighth person in Trump Tower meeting is identified

Kushner and Bannon Team Up to Privatize the War in Afghanistan

Erik Prince on Breitbart Radio talking privatization of Afghan War

At Cerberus, Feinberg Built a Web of National Security Ties

Media Roots

A Very Heavy Agenda

Ahead Of Meeting, Russia Presses For Access To Diplomatic Compounds

Russia allegedly planning to expel 30 American diplomats in a few weeks

Analysis: US expulsion of Russian spies is mostly symbolic, aimed domestically

Russian aid center in Serbia rejects claims that it is an intelligence base

A Right-Leaning Foreign-Policy Think Tank Shuts Down

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