Meria With Melvin Goodman on National Insecurity


7/2/13 Meria interviews Melvin Goodman, twenty year veteran of the CIA on his latest book “National Insecurity, the Cost of American Militarism”. His thoughts on the NSA and Edward Snowden & Bradley Manning; our bloated military budget; military aid with little return; supporting rogue states instead of our allies; The CIA today and then; Eisenhower’s ¬†Cross of Iron Speech; Obama talks one way, acts another; after 9/11 the US keeps shooting itself in the foot; Presidents without military experience; Bush’s marriage of the CIA & the Pentagon; opportunity for new thinking; Cheney/Bush; Cheney and Valerie Plame’s outing; Mel was a whistleblower in 1991; no protection for whistleblowers; Franklin on liberty; no checks and balances; the official corporate media’s failure; privatization; foreign policy must change; loss or rights; Posse Comitatus and Northern Command; abuse of power; Europe sees the US as the #1 threat to security; total surveillance society;is this America? problems at home;what was the CIA doing in Benghazi? permanent war and much more.




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3 Responses to "Meria With Melvin Goodman on National Insecurity"

  1. par1 says:

    This is a great show Meria, everyone in North America(at the very least) should listen,and respond,what a poll that would be!

  2. Meria says:

    thank you! I thought so too!

  3. debalexander2000@aol.com says:

    It’s great advice to make pests of ourselves. Of course, that will take tremendous courage on our part because flies get swatted and smashed. If we would each just do one simple thing, and keep doing it, it could reach critical mass fairly quickly. And, let us not forget, courage is contagious.

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