SHS3K

With Ann Jones’s interview on Afghanistan yesterday, the official count is now 3,000 interviews here in the archives at ScottHorton.org, starting with the late great Alan Bock 10 years ago last April. That number isn’t perfect because I’ve lost one Glenn Greenwald and one Ivan Eland interview, I deleted one with a crank, one because the [...]

4/19/13 Anthony Gregory

Anthony Gregory, author of The Power of Habeas Corpus in America: From the King’s Prerogative to the War on Terror, discusses the 20 years of state terror since the FBI/ATF massacre of Branch Davidians at Waco; the precedent of killing rather than capturing criminal suspects; and why blood-lusting Americans are eager to accept the lies [...]

3/6/13 Marcy Wheeler

Blogger Marcy Wheeler discusses Attorney General Eric Holder’s claim that the president can kill Americans on US soil with a drone if he so chooses – and Congress can’t stop him; Rand Paul’s filibuster of John Brennan’s CIA director nomination; the Bush administration’s deliberation on sending the military to arrest/kill the “Lackawanna 6″ in 2002; [...]

2/4/13 Will Grigg

Will Grigg, author of Liberty in Eclipse, discusses why we shouldn’t be too excited about country sheriffs opposing the federal assault weapons ban; how Waco became the template for law enforcement operations; the state’s openly-declared monopoly on the use of force; why local TV news is always on the cops’ side; and why even Idaho [...]

12/19/12 James Bovard

James Bovard, policy advisor to The Future of Freedom Foundation, discusses his new book Public Policy Hooligan; asserting individual rights in response to arbitrary authority; honing the craft of writing; doing journalism behind the Iron Curtain; US farm policy; the myth and reality of “fair trade” products; and investigations of Ruby Ridge and Waco. Podcast: [...]

Antiwar Radio: Carol Moore

Carol Moore, author of The Davidian Massacre, discusses the 19th anniversary of the final siege against the Branch Davidians in Waco, TX; evidence that several Delta Force members were “pulling triggers” at Waco; Independent counsel John Danforth’s investigation and coverup; the FLIR cameras that captured FBI automatic weapons being fired to prevent the Davidians from [...]

Antiwar Radio: Carol Moore

Carol Moore, author of The Davidian Massacre, discusses the 19th anniversary of the initial BATF assault against the Branch Davidians in Waco, Texas; the BATF’s eagerness to put on a “big show” to demonstrate their militarized weaponry and justify their budget; the 9-1-1 call demonstrating some Davidians were on a first-name basis with the local [...]

Antiwar Radio: Jesse Trentadue

Jesse Trentadue, attorney and brother of Kenneth Trentadue (who was probably tortured and killed by FBI agents mistaking him for Richard Lee Guthrie – a.k.a. John Doe No. 2 – in the wake of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing), discusses Attorney General Eric Holder’s role (as Deputy AG during the Clinton administration) in quashing Senator [...]

Antiwar Radio: Anthony Gregory

Anthony Gregory, Editor in Chief of Campaign for Liberty, discusses his article “From Waco to Libya: 18 Years of Humanitarian Mass Murder;” the ATF’s “Operation Showtime” raid on the Branch Davidians, designed as a public relations stunt; going from bad to worse at Waco, with the FBI in charge and special forces soldiers set loose [...]

Antiwar Radio: James Bovard

James Bovard, author of Attention Deficit Democracy, discusses Bill Clinton’s definition of terrorism: when regular people act like governments do, the Republican Party’s inability to criticize law enforcement during the Waco Congressional hearings, why the libertarian movement is stuck in limbo and the large portion of tea party protesters that love government when it is [...]