#1130 Schoolyard bully with nuclear weapons (Foreign Policy)

Sep 05, 2017, 10:00 PM

Air Date: 09/05/2017 Today we look at just a couple of the major international conflicts Donald Trump is severely under-qualified to navigate Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Join the Best of the Left Social Network! Donate or become a Member to support the show!  Visit: https://www.patreon.com/BestOfTheLeft  ​Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill Ch. 2: Act 1: Andrew Bacevich on the neoconservative-laid groundwork for President Trump - The Dig - Air Date: 08-23-2017 Ch. 3: Song 1: ​Directions - Josh Rouse Ch. 4: Act 2: Trump About To Surpass Obama's EIGHT YEAR Civilian Death Toll - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 07-18-17 Ch. 5: Song 2: ​Suffering of the Innocents - Squire Tuck Ch. 6: Act 3: Andrew Bacevich: Trump's Handling of N. Korea, His First National Security Crisis, is Very Troubling - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 08-10-17 Ch. 7: Song 3: ​One - Apocalyptica Ch. 8: Act 4: Bruce Cumings with a historical perspective on the most irresponsible thing Trump has said - Jacobin Radio (@jacobinmag) - Air Date 8-28-17 Ch. 9: Song 4: ​Fire and Fury - Ian Rivers Ch. 10: Act 5: Middle East expert Juan Cole on why the US is stuck in Afghanistan - Bradcast from @TheBradBlog - Air Date 8-22-17 Ch. 11: Song 5: ​Silent Colonialism - Valentina Ch. 12: Act 6: Phyllis Bennis on the questions we don't ask about what we should do in Afghanistan - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 8-25-17 Voicemails Ch. 13: Hard to believe that Charlottesville is the ACLU's fault - Nick from California Ch. 14: The sexist angle on fighting words and media personalities inciting violence - Katherine from Bloomington, IL Ch. 15: Thoughts on needed restrictions of 2nd amendment - Craig from Ohio Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 16: Final comments introducing a bonus clip from Politically Re-Active Bonus Clip: The problem is the 2nd amendment - Politically Reactive - Air Date 8-24-17 Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone  Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!