Flashpoints on 10/20/09

Air date: 
Tue, 10/20/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

Dr. Gareth Porter, investigative historian and journalist on U.S. national security policy and the author of four books, the latest of which is Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam discusses how U.S. policy in Afghanistan will likely strengthen the insurgency there.

And "The Anatomy of a Financial Coup d'Etat" with financial analyst Catherine Austin Fitts, the first in a series of programs on understanding the financial meltdown and bailout.


Financial meltdown

Catherine Austin Pitts interview provided a refreshing and enlightening look into the financial 2008 meltdown. She makes a strong case to which we are not out of the woods. If anything we are trapped even deeper in an investment arena that's at the edge of a deep chasm. 

Wow: four trillion dollars lost or unaccountable by the Feds. And most of it in the defense arena.... lets see didn't that all occur about the time the Bush administration kicked privatization in the military, into high gear?


Dick Rex  




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