Carson's Corner: Health Summit, Breitbart, Reconciliation and guest Maryam Namazie!
New Jersey's Only FM Progressive Radio Show returns. This week Bob analyzes last Thursday's Health Care Summit. While Obama is still trying to reach out to Republicans, the Republicans continue to stick to their "start over" talking points distributed by Dr. Joseph Goebbels, AKA Frank Luntz. Bob notes the ridiculousness of the Republicans' postion- 45,000 people are year a dying because they don't have insurance. Many Americans are being turned down because of a pre-existing condition;they can't afford a "start over." Waterloo is the Republican plan for health care.
Bob then analyzes Senator Lamar Alexander's appearance on ABC's This Week, in which Alexander said, "the Senate would end if the Democrats use reconciliation. Republicans have used reconciliation 14 times to advance their agenda: tax cuts for the rich, gutting Medicaid of billions of dollars, elimanating the capitol gains tax. Why all the sudden will the Senate end if the Democrats use reconciliation?
Note: Bob goes on to castrate Andrew Breitbart. Breitbart's followers on Twitter are attacking Bob for tweeting the truth about Andrew Breitbart. See all the action: http://twitter.com/bobcarsonmma
30 minutes into the show, In our main interview, journalist, activist and correspondant, Eddie Goldman (http://eddiegoldman.com) speaks with one of the most noted rights activists in the world, Maryam Namazie (http://www.maryamnamazie.com).
Originally from Iran but now based in London, Maryam Namazie is a rights activist, and commentator and broadcaster on Iran, rights, cultural relativism, secularism, religion, political Islam, and other related topics. She is spokesperson for Iran Solidarity, Equal Rights Now, the One Law for All Campaign against Sharia Law in Britain, and the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain, along with being active in numerous other organizations.
We discuss the upcoming activities that One Law for All (http://www.onelawforall.org.uk) will be having to celebrate International Women's Day. There will be a solidarity action in London on Saturday, March 6, organized by Equal Rights Now (http://www.equalrightsnow-iran.com) and Iran Solidarity (http://www.iransolidarity.org.uk), to show solidarity with the women's rights movement in Iran. The Islamic Republic of Iran has imposed a system on women in that country that has been called sexual apartheid, similar to the racial apartheid which existed in South Africa for many decades. There will also be a seminar organized by One Law for All, and involving numerous other organizations, on Sharia Law in Britain, held March 8, which is International Women's Day.
The historic mass struggle to overthrow the brutal Islamic Republic regime in Iran is continuing to grow, and we discuss its prospects for victory. We also explain what those in the U.S. who support it can do to assist it.
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