Cohen to Testify: Yikes!

The canary is about to sing.  The “rat” as the President called him, is about to spill his guts before Congress, the nation, and the world.  All this playing out as the Commander-in-Chief is in summit, in Vietnam, with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un.  Break out the popcorn, pull up a seat and watch the Greatest (Political) Show on Earth!

Venezuela: Elliot Abrams to Impose “Democracy”

He’s back!  The same Neocon who brought “Democracy” to other South American nations, is now in charge of doing the same to Venezuela.  A look at the picture above says it all:  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announcing Abrams as the new Special U.S. Envoy to Venezuela.  He’s the determined-looking fellow lurking to Pompeo’s right.  Larry Sparano lays out in detail Abrams’ past atrocities, and his plans to make Venezuela safe for American interests.  His discussion with Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York follows a report by Abby Martin of the Empire Files Podcast

Could Sanders Win in 2020? Don’t Write Him Off Just Yet

There is Increasing speculation about Bernie Sander’s chances of beating Trump in 2020.  While cynics were quick to dismiss his prospects following his announcement last week that he was running, some reassessment is already under way.  On-Target’s Larry Sparano says such second thoughts are valid, considering what the polls said about a Sanders-Trump match up, before  Hillary Clinton used the Superdelegates to snatch the nomination away from Sanders.

 

Mueller Report: A Rush to Judgement

Trump critics and Trump supporters anxiously await the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s two year long investigation into Trump’s alleged “collusion” with Russia to fix the presidential election that put him in office. But current and former officials who should know better, have already concluded that Trump is guilty. On-Target’s Larry Sparano says whether you like Trump or not, such comments show how politicized even the nation’s top law enforcement agencies have become. Larry discusses this at length with Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York:

Smollett: Fueling Fires of Racial Hatred

It looks like Jussie Smollett’s report of a racial attack will turn out to be the latest example of hoaxes which are increasing the racial divide in this country.  Such hoaxes come from white and blacks, and from liberal and conservative perpetrators.  Here’s Larry Sparano of On-Target in discussion with Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York:

Online News: Not Sustainable?

Just a few years ago, there were high hopes that going digital would prevent further shut-downs of newspapers that were losing massive amounts of revenue to online offerings.  There was also the promise that the new wave of online alternative news sites would be bolstered by digital advertising.  Such hopes are rapidly fading.  On-Target’s Larry Sparano and Kent Garrett of  WIOX Radio New York discuss why. Their comments follow a report by the Al Jazeera news network, outlining the reasons for what’s happening, and its far-reaching effects:

Will Cow Flatulence Stink Up Efforts to Combat Climate Change?

The Political Theater of the Absurd has reached new lows, as  Republicans, Conservatives and Fox News continue efforts to convince the public that Climate Change is a hoax.   The roll-out of the Green New Deal by liberal Democrats is allowing Climate Change deniers new opportunities to depict as lunatics those who argue that Climate Change is real and is a dire threat to humanity.  Here’s the latest discussion between On-Target’s Larry Sparano and Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York.

Trump’s “National Emergency” –Will It Hit a Wall?

The President did it  –he’s declared a national emergency as a way of getting his long-promised wall built.  But will his critics in Congress stop it, as they are already promising they will?  Here’s On-Target’s Larry Sparano’s thoughts on it, in a conversation with Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York:

Color Line Explains Crisis in Venezuela

Part of the untold story about what’s happening in Venezuela involves a very old story in Latin America, of the haves and have nots, which also a story of skin color. On-Target’s Larry Sparano lays it all out, in a conversation with Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York. Their discussion follows a report by independent journalist Greg Palast, of Information Clearning House. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/51083.htm

‘El Chapo’ to Pay for Trump’s Wall?

Could newly-convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman, known as ‘El Chapo’ end up “paying” for Trump’s border wall?  Sen. Ted Cruz says it could happen, through use of 14 billion dollars seized by the Feds, from the proceeds of Guzman’s drug trafficking empire.   Here’s more on that intriguing possibility, along with the latest betting on whether Trump will sign the compromise bill to fund the Wall.  The conversation is between On-Target’s Larry Sparano and Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York: