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Violence and US Weapons in Mexico – and more

Tonight’s show is a smorgasbord… from violence & US weapons in Mexico, to corruption in the U.S., to a resolution ensuring that citizens retain a right to videotape law enforcement pros on the job.

Our favorite reporter Bill Conroy joins us to discuss these and more…

About the Guest:

Bill Conroy has worked as a reporter or editor for the past eighteen years at newspapers in Wisconsin, Arizona, Minnesota and Texas.

His investigative reporting over the past five years has focused on corruption and discrimination within federal law enforcement agencies.

He is also a journalist for Narco News. His investigative pieces, particularly those on the House of Death, have made him our most-favored guest.

More info on related topics:

Bill Conroy’s article – U.S. federal agents nationwide bilked by brazen Ponzi scheme

Carlos Miller’s blog post about citizen videotaping

Congressional Resolution 298

Critical Mass NYPD Bicyclist Assault video referred to in the broadcast:


2 comments to Violence and US Weapons in Mexico – and more

  • In 1996 the agency was accused of being a crack dealer.

    A series of expose articles in the San Jose Mercury-News by reporter Gary Webb told tales of a drug triangle during the 1980s that linked CIA officials in Central America, a San Francisco drug ring and a Los Angeles drug dealer. According to the stories, the CIA and its operatives used crack cocaine–sold via the Los Angeles African-American community–to raise millions to support the agency’s clandestine operations in Central America.

    The CIA’s suspect past made the sensational articles an easy sell. Talk radio switchboards lit up, as did African-American leaders like U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Los Angeles, who pointed to Webb’s articles as proof of a mastermind plot to destroy inner-city black America.

  • Firgy

    I can’t believe what i am seeing…that cop needs a little re-medial training…what a cheap shot he gave that biker…wussy w/ a gun !!!!!!!!!!!

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