Journalist Stephen Kinzer author of The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War, explains how the Dulles Brothers shaped American foreign policy, American backed coups across the globe, the Dulles legacy from Iran to Cuba and how their legacy lives on today.
Think Progress’s Ian Millhiser, explains why militia groups are coming to Nevada to support a rancher in not paying his grazing taxes, the right’s obsession with Bundy Ranch, how the right wing media is empowering anti federal government threats and what happens next.
On The Fun Half: more CIA lies about torture, Brit Hume thinks being black helped President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder, the terrorist attack on the Jewish community center in Kansas, a tea party activist says ‘Gay Supremacists” are worse than white supremacists and your calls and IMs.
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