Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris heard every Monday between 8:00-10:00 pm ET.
1) Former CIA analyst Mel Goodman, currently a Senior Fellow at the Center for International Policy and adjunct professor government at Johns Hopkins University, examines the policy choices facing the Obama administration in the increasingly deadly and unpopular war in Afghanistan.
2) Suyapa G. Portillo Villeda, a research fellow at Pomona College assesses the agreement reached in Honduras that is expected to restore President Manuel Zelaya to power – reversing coup that overthrew his government on June 28th.
3) Kevin Zeese of the Mobilization for Health Care for All, talks about the group’s campaign of nonviolent civil disobedience targeting health insurance companies for the hundreds of millions of dollars they spend on lobbying to kill meaningful health care reform.
4) Frank Schaeffer, former right wing religious activist and author of “Crazy for God: How I Grew Up As One Of The Elect, Helped Found The Religious Right, And Lived To Take All (Or Almost All) Of It Back,” describes the potential for violence he sees in the hate-filled rhetoric of conservative talk radio hosts and corporate funded “grassroots” groups targeting President Obama and health care reform.
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