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James Petras, Pat Buchanan join Truth Jihad Radio!

Truth Jihad Radio Wed. 11/2/11, 1-3 pm Central, American Freedom Radio (archived here.) Call-in: (402) 237-2525 or post your questions to my Facebook page.

How’s this for a left-right combination? James Petras, America’s leading leftist sociologist, and Pat Buchanan, the top conservative commentator of the past half-century, will join me to throw some hard punches at the treasonous financier elite that is running our great nation, and our world, into the ground.

First hour: James Petras, Bartle Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Binghamton University, is the author of 62 books published in 29 languages, and over 600 articles. A cautious 9/11 skeptic, Dr. Petras is the author of the underground bestseller The Power of Israel in the United States (read Steve Lendman’s review.) His latest article compares Argentina’s brilliant and successful defiance of the international bankers, and subsequent full-blown recovery from its economic crisis, to the USA’s craven capitulation and stagnation.

Second hour: Patrick J. Buchanan‘s stature as America’s leading conservative commentator has only risen during the ongoing neocon attempt to redefine “conservative” as “trotskyite nazi.” His latest book Suicide of a Superpower: Will America Survive to 2025? is a scintillating jeremiad that mixes formidable erudition with soaring rhetoric. While I don’t agree with all of his views, I find Buchanan compulsively readable and, more often than not, right on the proverbial money. His strongest point: A certain financier elite is quite literally dismantling what remains of the United States of America by spending us into the ground while shipping American jobs and manufacturing overseas under the auspices of a phantasmagoric hallucination known as “free trade” or “globalization” – euphemisms for the New World Order’s endgame of all-out planetary plunder. And while I think he over-emphasizes his conservative take on the culture wars, embraces a rosily mythological view of US history, fails to register the full, horrific import of the neocon annihilation of the Constitution, and likes nationalism and tribalism better than I do, I love Buchanan’s politically-incorrect eloquence, his acknowledgment of the crucial role of religious values, and his passionate defense of a nation that we both agree is falling apart.

10 Thoughts to “James Petras, Pat Buchanan join Truth Jihad Radio!”

  1. Anonymous


    I was looking forward to this program, knowing the contention that would develop during the course of the interview.

    I applaud you for attempting to take the bull by the horns, or perhaps the stubborn ox, but you had your work cut out for you.

    Pat is as deeply rooted in his uninformed belief as we are in our informed belief regarding 9/11. His argument for why people cling to a false perception could easily have been thrown back in his face.

    It is clear that he has never spent five minutes on 9/11. He didn't even know the basic facts. I doubt that he will spend any time with Paul regarding his research of 9/11. I'll bet money on it.

    I am almost through with my latest article on the media's role in perpetuating this divide. I will send it to you as soon as I have finished. Maybe I will get a rough draft to you sooner, just to get your sense of the article.

    The gist is this… those journalist and media members who like to portend that they speak for the truth (Amy Goodman, Bill Moyers, etc) are no better than those who actively work to cover it up. The result is the same, no education of 9/11 truth.

    I am calling on these people to be held as "accessories" to the crime. You may feel this is an extreme, however, my point would be, they are bright enough to know better, yet they do nothing.

    More to come soon.

    Always the very best regards,


  2. Anonymous

    Good grief, Kevin!

    I *loved* your interview with Pat Buchanan! I kept thinking, as I often do during your 'higher profile' interviews, "In a just and alternate universe, Kevin would be a successful national late night tv or radio talk show host. He's got the voice, a sharp wit, an incisive intellect and (usually) his facts are solid." And I keep hoping when the 'tipping point' hits that's where you'll end up.

    You don't think this has anything to do with you interviewing him, do you?



    Begin forwarded message:

    Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2011 08:03:15 -0500
    From: "Ali Rozell, CREDO Action"
    Subject: A white supremacist at MSNBC

    Dear Carl,

    For years, Pat Buchanan has passed off white supremacist ideology as legitimate mainstream political commentary. And MSNBC continues to pay him and give him a platform on national TV to do it.

    And he's at it again.

    Buchanan has just published a book which says that increasing racial diversity is a threat to this country and will mean the "End of White
    America."1 To promote his book, he went on a white supremacist radio show whose host has said things like "MLK's dream is our nightmare," and "interracial sex is white genocide."2

    Buchanan should be able to say just about anything he wants. But MSNBC — a network that is now working to position itself as the progressive alternative to FOX News and CNN — doesn't have to pay him money and give him an international television platform to spread his racist lies.

    Tell MSNBC: Fire Pat Buchanan!

    MSNBC President Phil Griffin considers the network "the place to go for progressives."3

    But promoting bigotry and racism is anything but progressive. Buchanan's laundry list of unabashed white-supremacy includes downplaying slavery,4 writing a book in which he advocated shutting down our borders to maintain white dominance and espoused the genetic superiority of whites,5 complaining that confirming Elena Kagan would put too many Jews on the Supreme Court,6 and even defending Hitler. Repeatedly.7

    If Buchanan wasn't paid money and given a powerful media platform, he'd be just another person with outdated, extremist ideas. But it's
    irresponsible and dangerous for MSNBC to promote his hateful views to an audience of millions.

    Tell MSNBC: Fire Pat Buchanan!

    Thank you for standing up to hate.

    Ali Rozell, Campaign Manager
    CREDO Action from Working Assets

    1."Twelve Pretty Racist Or Just Crazy Quotes From Pat Buchanan's New
    Jillian Rayfield, Talking Points Memo, 10-24-2011.
    2. "Pat Buchanan Appears On 'Pro-White' Radio Show,"
    Media Matters, 10-23-2011.
    3. "Phil Griffin: 'MSNBC Stands For Something …Is Really The Place To
    Go For Progressives,'"
    Mark Joyella, Mediaite, 6-20-2011.
    4. "Buchanan: 'What is happening now to white men right now is exactly
    what was done to black folks for years,'"
    Matt Corley, ThinkProgress, 5-6-2009.
    5. "Buchanan Argues For Immigration Moratorium To Preserve White
    Judd Legum , ThinkProgress, 8-22-2006.
    6. "Buchanan complains that with Kagan, Supreme Court will have too many
    Media Matters, 5-14-2010.
    7. "MSNBC's Pat Buchanan defends Hitler. Again."
    Media Matters, 9-02-2009.

  3. Thanks for the kind words, Carl!

    I wish I could say, as Alex Jones can, that I've turned down multi-million dollar offers to "go mainstream & let us censor what you say."

    Maybe they're setting me up for something like that.

    If so, my response (like Alex's) would be "no thanks, I'd rather wait for the tipping point."


    PS I don't agree with Buchanan's "race & tribe" stuff, but it sure beats the vapid, namby-pampy political correctness of his critics. At least he's calling it the way he sees it, and doing so with wit, courage and eloquence.

    I do agree with him that Christianity as we know it here is part of a white culture that's just about run its course. That's one reason I like being a Muslim and praying beside people of all races and ethnicities ; – ) I also agree with Buchanan that Euro-culture is in decline due to loss of religion – and with the traditionalists that Islam, a much more rational religion than Christianity, is Europe's best hope.

  4. Anonymous

    Somewhat flabbergasted by your interview. It's very easy to speak of something (like a country or a "civilization") "dying" or being "destroyed" when all that is meant is that its changing. Have you seen: ?
    It would seem to me that death is the opposite of change.

  5. Excellent point!

    I suppose to someone with commitments to the old ways, losing all that does seem like dying/destruction.

    PB's point is that there are lots of effectively "dead" cultures/civilizations that once thrived but today just aren't there any more, and that his beloved 1950s America increasingly seems to be one of them.

    He's also afraid that Europe will go Muslim. I would view such a "death of Christian Europe" as a beneficial change.

    The Qur'an tells us to look at the ruins of vanished civilizations and meditate on their fate. Its implication is that these dead civilizations fell at least in part because they lost their religious moorings, i.e. stopped worshiping God and became increasingly corrupt and depraved. Pat would probably agree with that, and would see it happening to the West. I think he has a point.

  6. Anonymous

    Hi Kevin

    Just finished listening to your excellent interview with Pat Buchanan. Congratulations on pulling in folks of his caliber.

    I'll send a copy of "9/11 Unveiled" to him at the American Conservative.


  7. Anonymous

    for G-d's sake, Pat Buchanan was The Dick's speechwriter! (the first Dick – Nixon), and anyway what are we hearing about an Israeli-Government-ordered news blackout beginning Wednesday November 9th?

  8. Anonymous

    I just listened to your recent radio interview with Pat Buchanan (see link below), and I thought you conducted yourself remarkably well in stating your case that 9-11 was an inside job involving many elements, including the Israeli Mossad!!

    You did a really outstanding job in this interview, in the face of great resistance!! I am copying this email to my twin brother, Ron, so he can listen to it as well. I know he'll be impressed!

    Keep up your great work, Kevin!!

    Best Regards,


  9. Anonymous

    Agree with Tim's comments above. Did Buchanan even know you're a leading 911 Truth advocate when he went on your show? About 11 mins in, when he recited the official 911 Big Lie, and when asked by you for evidence of his claims, he pooh-poohed it as "oh, is this 'Truth Movement' stuff?" – it gave the impression that he didn't know anything about you?! And yes I was also surprised when later, he recited the line about people developing a vested interest in their beliefs, when those beliefs contradict the evidence– that you didn't throw that back at him, requesting his acknowledgment that he too could be guilty of this phenom WRT his ongoing belief in the 911 Big Lie!

    Anyways, how about an "Open Letter to Pat Buchanan" response to him, where you highlight the various fallacious claims he made re 911- and point him to web-based resources which debunk those claims? I want to give Buchanan the benefit of the doubt as to being a true-believer in his ahh, beliefs, and not a calculating propagandist/deceiver… though his proudly proclaimed "friendship" with Cheney & Rumsfeld should give any Truther shivers. Buchanan would be a real trophy Truther if he could be brought around. 911 Truth shatters paradigms, as we know. Regardless, a well done "Open Letter.." would get viral traction in the blogosphere, and could only be positive. Link within it an MP3 of your interview, ideally commercial free- and/or a transcript, esp distilled down to just the 911-Truth-relevant parts of your dialog, which you letter is responding to in greater depth than the show allowed.

    Otherwise, you were a diplomat as usual; esp enjoyed the discussion on the implications of religious conviction vs secularism in societies.

  10. Anonymous

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