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PPR Bonus podcast episode 3 Tribute to Wayne Barrett

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I give a tribute the late great Wayne Barrett.  One of the last true muckracking journalists of our time, he will be truly missed by one and all.  I also talk about the need for people like Barrett right now given our current political and social climate.

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Porkins Policy Radio episode 65 Roger Stone: The Master Manipulator

Today I discuss the infamous GOP dirty trickster Roger Stone. I talk about his history supporting anti-establishment and third party candidates in his quest to destroy them and prop up the ruling war-party and Republican establishment. I begin by explaining his role in funding, staffing, and orchestrating Al Sharpton’s 2004 presidential run. I break down how and why Stone got involved with Sharpton. I lay out that Stone’s goal in helping the paid FBI informant was more about destroying the run of ostensible anti-war candidate Howard Dean. From personally funding Sharpton with a six figure loan, to installing his loyal cronies, Stone was able to make sure that no anti-war candidate won and that his boss George W Bush won easily. I break down how this is the general mode of operation that Stone has used through out his political career. Later I go through some of the other historical examples of Stone manipulating and derailing third party or anti-establishment (many of which were anti-war) candidates to insure a pro-war Republican victory. I talk about his role in destroying the Reform Party, labeling anti-war Republican Pete McCloskey a Socialist, and his rigging and bribery of Liberal Party leaders in New York state in order to guarantee a Reagan victory.

Later I discuss my theory that this is what Roger Stone is currently engaged in right now with Trump and Clinton. I lay out the case that Stone has been using the Trump campaign in order to ensure that Clinton and the war-party win. I talk about the notion that Clinton will stack her cabinet with many Bush era officials that Stone essentially helped in the 2000 and 2004 election. I explore the idea of looking deeper when it comes to Presidential politics and the people behind the curtain. I also talk about how Roger Stone is a man who has constantly sough to reinvent himself, now as the alt-media guru savior.

I finish off by answering some Patreon subscriber questions and rambling about a whole bunch of stuff.

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Show Notes:

Sleeping with the GOP

Sharpton’s cynical campaign choice

The sex scandal that put Bush in the White House

A dirty tricksters Bush bonanza

Roger Stone political animal

Behind the scenes of the Donald Trump – Roger Stone show

Al Sharpton’s secret work as FBI informant

Black, Manafort, Stone, Kelly

Concern that aided Bahamas has officials advising Bush

Roger Stone: Pretty reckless is going straight to hell (Part 1-10)

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