Boiling Frogs Podcast

Podcast Show #106: The Speedy Ascent from Soft Tyranny to Hard Tyranny

The Boiling Frogs Show Presents Charlie McGrath Charlie McGrath of WideAwakenews joins us to discuss our speedy ascent from soft tyranny to hard tyranny. We talk about the creeping police state practices at home, perpetual wars abroad, the divisive and destructive Right-Left paradigms, public apathy, and much more. Tune in to this full-hour show for [...]

Podcast Show #105: Who is the New John Yoo?

The Boiling Frogs Show Presents Jesselyn Radack Jesselyn Radack joins us to talk about the case of CIA officer John Kiriakou and his decision to plead to a lesser charge, and the abuse of the Espionage Act and persecution-prosecution of government whistleblowers by President Obama. Ms. Radack shares her own experience as a whistleblower, and [...]

Podcast Show #104: Falling Dominos in the Horn of Africa

The Boiling Frogs Show Presents Pepe Escobar Pepe Escobar, one of our favorite globe-trotting journalists and offshore voices, joins us for this fascinating analysis of the French war in Mali, the bloody hostage scene in Algeria, and blowback from the “liberation” of Libya. In this wide-ranging discussion, we start with the American sideshow on Benghazi, [...]

Podcast Show #103: The Rise of the Police State & Ever-Expanding Perpetual Wars

The Boiling Frogs Show Presents Stephen Lendman Author and analyst Stephen Lendman joins us to discuss the Obama Presidency, the rise of the Police State in the USA, the Two-Sides-of-The-Same-Coin party system, the sham election system and campaign financing, our ever-expanding perpetual wars, and the grand scheme involved in our imperial pursuits targeting Syria and [...]

Podcast Show #102: The Imperialist Quest for A New Middle East

The Boiling Frogs Show Presents Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya Award-winning author and geopolitical analyst Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya joins us to discuss Washington’s Plan for a “New Middle East” with Western-style “Democracy” as a requirement only for those Middle Eastern states which do not conform to Washington’s political demands, and within this context the real picture and [...]

Podcast Show #101: The Sadistic & Unlawful Treatment of Bradley Manning

The Boiling Frogs Show Presents Chase Madar Author and attorney Chase Madar joins us to discuss and evaluate the latest developments in the pretrial of Bradley Manning, including his sadistic and unlawful treatment by the government, the politics and legal maneuvers of the court system, and the ugly role played by the US mainstream media. [...]

Podcast Show #100: The Black Hole Called Guantanamo

The Boiling Frogs Show Presents Andy Worthington Journalist Andy Worthington updates us on Guantanamo, where 85 men cleared for release are still held. We talk about the September death of Adnan Latif, the Yemeni who had languished for 8 years since being cleared by Bush-era officials, the almost 100% denial rate for habeas corpus suits [...]

Podcast Show #99: The “Surge” in Iraq & the “Real” David Petraeus

The Boiling Frogs Show Presents Pepe Escobar Globetrotting reporter Pepe Escobar returns for a debrief on his recent adventure in the US, talks about the real Petraeus, Benghazi and Gaza and offers us his colorful, informed comments and observations. We start with his recent road trip in the American West at election time, stylin’ in [...]

Podcast Show #98: Election, Iran, UN, Syria & More

The Boiling Frogs Show Presents Joe Lauria Investigative journalist and foreign affairs correspondent Joe Lauria joins us to discuss the re-election of Obama and its potential foreign policy consequences, the implications of coming elections in Israel, the brewing tensions involving Iran and the regional power-players’ stands, the United Nations, Syria and more. Listen to the [...]

Podcast Show #97: Obamney No-Debate Debate, Iran & Beyond!

The Boiling Frogs Show Presents Pepe Escobar Our favorite globetrotting investigative reporter, Pepe Escobar, joins us in-studio for the first time, and shares his encyclopedic knowledge on many issues. We largely focus on Iran, which was mentioned 45 times by the candidates, and Romney’s “me-too” message as Obama dominated the exchange and reeled off many [...]

Podcast Show #96: Austerity is the Consensus of Both Parties

The Boiling Frogs Show Presents Eric Draitser Eric Draitser joins us to define and discuss austerity, what austerity looks like in the US, the fact that austerity is the consensus of both parties, why an anti-austerity movement is essential in the US, and helps us connect what’s happening here to Greece, Italy, and Spain. Mr. [...]

Podcast Show #95: The Fight against the National Defense Authorization ACT (NDAA)

The Boiling Frogs Show Presents Carl Mayer Carl Mayer returns to update desperate, disingenuous legal maneuvers from the “Justice” Department. Bottom line: unconstitutional detention rules are back in effect. Mayer and his co-counsel Bruce Afran represent Chris Hedges, Daniel Ellsberg and other plaintiffs, who won a permanent injunction against the broad, vague detention policies in [...]

Podcast Show #94: Murders by Drones & the Horrendous Creation of Judiciary-State Secrets Privilege

The Boiling Frogs Show Presents Gareth Porter & Kevin Gosztola Peter B. Collins presents Journalist Gareth Porter and analyst Kevin Gosztola of FireDogLake. Porter offers two credible sources that contradict the White House assertions that civilian deaths from drone strikes are few to zero. Like Stephen Colbert’s “truthiness”, this claim is based on the arbitrary [...]

Podcast Show #92: The Latest on Syria-Iran-Turkey, and the rarely discussed Kurdish Factor

The Boiling Frogs Show Presents Pepe Escobar Roving journalist Pepe Escobar returns to our show to discuss the latest on Syria and Iran. He provides us with his take on Russia’s position, Turkey’s real intentions and internal debate, and the seldom discussed Kurdish factor. Pepe Escobar, born in Brazil is the roving correspondent for Asia [...]

Podcast Show #84

The Boiling Frogs Presents Jon Gold Longtime 9/11 activist and 9/11 Truth News contributor Jon Gold joins us to discuss his recently released autobiographical book 9/11 Truther: The Fight for Peace, Justice and Accountability. Mr. Gold shares with us the catalyst that put him on the path to 9/11 activism and truth seeking, the common [...]