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June 3 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Congressman Ron Paul, Chase Madar, Adam Morrow

Today on Antiwar radio with Scott Horton:

Congressman Ron Paul will be on to discuss Libya and the latest out of Congress.

Background Reading:

Bio: Dr. Ron Paul is the Republican Congressman for the 14th congressional district of Texas. Paul serves on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, the Joint Economic Committee, the Committee on Financial Services and is Chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy where he has been an outspoken critic of American foreign and monetary policy. He has gained prominence for his libertarian positions on many political issues, often clashing with both Republican and Democratic Party leaders.

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Chase Madar will be on to discuss the use of torture by the United States. Read his latest here.

Bio: Chase Madar is an attorney in New York and a member of the National Lawyers Guild. He writes for TomDispatch, the American Conservative magazine, Le Monde Diplomatique, The Huffington Post, The Nation and the London Review of Books.

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Adam Morrow will be on to talk about the latest developments in Egypt and Gaza.

Bio: Adam Morrow is a journalist for IPS News, working out of Cairo Egypt

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April 22 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Rep. Ron Paul, Kevin Zeese, Phil Giraldi, Doug Bandow

Today on Antiwar radio with Scott Horton:

Rep. Ron Paul will be on to talk about his new book: Liberty Defined: 50 Essential Issues That Affect Our Freedom. Buy it here.

Bio: Dr. Ron Paul is the Republican Congressman for the 14th congressional district of Texas. Paul serves on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, the Joint Economic Committee, the Committee on Financial Services and is Chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy where he has been an outspoken critic of American foreign and monetary policy. He has gained prominence for his libertarian positions on many political issues, often clashing with both Republican and Democratic Party leaders.

Kevin Zeese will be on to talk about the recent developments in the Bradley Manning case. Read his latest here.

Bio: Kevin Zeese directs Come Home America and is on the steering committee of the Bradley Manning Support Network. He is the Executive Director and co-founder of VotersForPeace. Zeese also served as the Executive Director of Democracy Rising, is an attorney, and a long term peace advocate. Zeese took a leave from VotersForPeace for most of 2006 while he was running for the U.S. Senate in Maryland. Zeese was a founding member of the Montgmery County Coalition Against the War in Maryland and has worked with various non-profit organizations on peace, justice, and democracy issues since 1978.

Phil Giraldi will be on to discuss the latest out of Syria.

Bio: Phil Giraldi is a former “counter-terrorism” specialist and military intelligence officer of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and a columnist and television commentator who is the Executive Director of the Council for the National Interest, a group that advocates for more even handed policies by the U.S. government in the Middle East. Giraldi served the CIA for eighteen years in Turkey, Italy, Germany, and Spain and speaks those nations’ languages.

He has written columns on terrorism, intelligence, and security issues for The American Conservative magazine, Huffington Post, and Antiwar.com and op-ed pieces for the Hearst Newspaper chain. He has been interviewed by Good Morning America, 60 Minutes, MSNBC, FOX News, National Public Radio, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the British Broadcasting Corporation, al-Jazeera, al-Arabiya and other outlets. During the 2008 presidential primaries, Giraldi served as a foreign policy adviser to Ron Paul.

Doug Bandow will be on to discuss Libya.

Bio: Doug Bandow is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, specializing in foreign policy and civil liberties. He worked as special assistant to President Reagan and editor of the political magazine Inquiry. He writes regularly for leading publications such as Fortune magazine, National Interest,Wall Street Journal, and Washington Times. Bandow speaks frequently at academic conferences, on college campuses, and to business groups. Bandow has been a regular commentator on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, Fox News Channel, and MSNBC. He holds a J.D. from Stanford University.

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Antiwar Radio: Rep. Ron Paul

Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) discusses his preferred Korea policy in light of the North/South military clash: pull out all US forces and let the regional powers mediate if necessary; how Osama bin Laden’s plan to bankrupt the US empire (as he did to the USSR before) seems to be working perfectly; how government programs (like Obamacare) are incredibly difficult to repeal once enacted, the devastation wrought on Iraqi Christian communities since the US invastion and the groundswell of Americans who are angered by TSA screenings but fail to make the connection between US foreign policy and terrorism.

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Antiwar Radio: Rep. Ron Paul

Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) discusses the pitfalls his “Audit the Fed” amendment faces during the legislative process, vastly increased public awareness of the Federal Reserve and central banking, gold’s increase in value relative the dollar and why the US empire would be impossible to maintain without the Fed’s ability to monetize debt.

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Antiwar Radio: Rep. Ron Paul

Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) discusses the lack of change in Afghanistan and Iraq policy despite the Obama administration’s rhetoric, how a single high U.S.-casualty incident abroad could garner the support of Americans for more military intervention, the unwillingness of Democrats or Republicans to cut the Pentagon’s budget, the expansive new powers over the economy being exercised by the government and why he favors the prosecution of the previous administration for war crimes.

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Antiwar Radio: Rep. Ron Paul

As part of Antiwar Radio’s week long series on the economic crisis in association with the Campaign for Liberty, Rep. Ron Paul discusses the current financial crisis, payoffs to special interests and arm-twisting in congress to get the next 700 billion dollar bailout through, the role of the war budget in helping to inflate the dollar bubble, the difficulty in getting the media and politicians to understand Austrian monetary theory, how the Fed’s policies send false signals to people in business, leading to bad investments across various markets, necessitating a correction (recession) for prices to reflect reality again, the inflation/heroin junky analogy, the Fed bureaucrats’ inflated belief in themselves, his proposal to re-legalize competing currencies in the free market, the possibility of creating a new Gold Commission [.pdf], and some limited success in teaching congressmen about it.

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