The mainstream media is praising President Trump for his strike on Syria. Neoconservative Bill Kristol speaks admiringly of H.R. McMaster, the new National Security Advisor. We take all this as a bad omen, as the Establishment continues angling for direct conflict with Russia. We speculate on President Trump's ultimate foreign policy direction: Not Bush, Not Obama, but What Exactly? We listen to Nigel Farage discuss eerie parallels between approaches to Saddam Hussein and Bashar al-Assad. Deja Vu all over again? False Flag potentials? Meanwhile, we puzzle over the fate of Syria's Christian population and their enduring support for Assad. Might "regime-change" put them in a worse predicament? Also, we discuss scenarios for conflict with North Korea. Are Kim Jong-un's days numbered? Plus, we voice displeasure with conflicting media signals over the status of Steve Bannon, White House Chief Strategist, a truly indispensable member of Team Trump. Might some personnel "stability" be in order? We think so. With Listener Calls & Music via George Wassouf, Clean Bandit, PIL, ELO, Ray Charles, Fleetwood Mac and the Flying Burrito Brothers.
April 9, 2017