AFD 73 – Michael Sam, Uganda legislation

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AFD 73 – Michael Sam, Uganda
New episode: Nate and Greg join Bill to discuss Michael Sam as well as Uganda’s anti-gay push from US evangelicals.

 

 
Note: This is the full 43 minute version of this episode. The air version this week only included the first segment. We’ll be returning to full-length episodes on air next week.

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AFD 71 – Return to No-Ethics Land

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“AFD 71 – Return to No-Ethics Land”

Half Episode due to UD Athletics: An update on the ethics scandal discussion in Ep 50. Michael from Pound 4 Pound Boxing Report talks about the latest Fox News ignorance. Tunisia gets a new constitution.

Related Links

– ThinkProgress:”Former Virginia Governor and Wife Indicted on 14 Felony Counts Over Gifts Scandal
– TPM: “The Eight Juiciest Revelations From The Bob McDonnell Indictment
– Washington Post: “McDonnell rejected plea offer to face one felony, spare wife any charges, avoid trial
– Media Matters: “Fox’s Bolling: “I Don’t Think There’s Racism,” Because We Have A Black President And Black Entertainment Channels
– Media Matters: “Fox’s Eric Bolling’s Race Problem
– BBC: “Tunisia’s NCA Agrees to New Constitution
– Foreign Policy: “Egypt’s Women Fight Back

AFD 70 – Afghanistan, Ukraine, Christie

Latest Episode:
“AFD 70 – Afghanistan, Ukraine, Christie”

Greg joins Bill to talk about opium in Afghanistan, protests in Ukraine, and the Christie bridge closure scandal.

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– Atlantic: The Looming Narco State in Afghanistan
– The Globalist: “Ukraine: The Key to Restoring Greater Russia
– AFD: “Deja vu in Ukraine and Thailand
– NYT: “Dangers of Giving In to Impulse for Revenge

AFD 68 – War on Poverty 50th Anniversary

Latest Episode:
“AFD 68 – War on Poverty 50th Anniversary”

Bill examines the War on Poverty at year 50, the state of the ongoing Iraq War, and a recent consumer protection victory. (Half episode due to UD Athletics.)

Related links:

– New York Times: “Fifty years later, War on Poverty is a mixed bag”

– BBC (2005): US used white phosphorus in Iraq (Please note that I mistakenly stated in the episode that this article and admission came in 2009, rather than 2005.)

– New York Times: “Qaeda-Linked Militants in Iraq Secure Nearly Full Control of Falluja”

– New York Times: “American Express to pay $75 million over credit card practices”

– AFD: “Another win for the Credit CARD Act of 2009”