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Antiwar Radio: Brian Phillips

Brian Phillips, author of the Truth And Culture blog, discusses his article “Saturday Night Frights” about the most recent GOP presidential debate; the Republican candidates playing to their pro-war and pro-torture constituents; why regular people who occasionally read a newspaper are better informed than half the presidential contenders (especially the front runners); and why Ron Paul – the lone voice of reason in the GOP – somehow gets less airtime than Rick Santorum.

Antiwar Radio: Brian Phillips

Brian Phillips, author of the Truth And Culture blog, discusses his article “The Imperial Boomerang Returns;” why conducting wars abroad inevitably leads to tyranny at home; the weapons of war returning to America in the form of Texas sheriffs with drone aircraft; why the US empire is economically and morally unsustainable; the veteran soldiers-turned cops who will be using their night-raid experience in Afghanistan (and the same dubious intelligence) when doing drug busts in their hometowns; and why “collateral damage” isn’t just for foreigners anymore.