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Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode #210

Joni Mitchell- “Both Sides Now” This week’s Soothing the Beast BFP/Jamiol Music Pick features an artist I’ve seemed to have overlooked in my music picks. Her name Joni Mitchell and there is no need for any other introduction than her name. The song is one of her best known songs…Both Sides Now. In 1969 it […]

Processing Distortion with Peter B. Collins: Final Days of Oregon Standoff

Peter B. Collins Presents Attorney/Rancher Todd Macfarlane In this follow-up to our recent interview, attorney, rancher and activist Todd Macfarlane provides details of the final days of the standoff in Oregon, and explains some of the history of western ranchers vs. government disputes over grazing rights on public lands. He shares eyewitness accounts of the […]

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View from the Trenches – from My Perspective — by Todd Macfarlane

First Question: What is the Difference Between Occupy Malheur and a Rainbow Family Gathering? Before turning to my piece about why it will be such a challenge for anyone involved in the Malheur Occupation to get a fair hearing in what I often refer to as the so-called justice system, there’s something else I’ve got […]

Processing Distortion with Peter B. Collins: The Real Story of Oregon Standoff

Peter B. Collins Presents Attorney Todd Macfarlane Following his written commentary on the month-long occupation of a remote wildlife refuge near Burns, Oregon, Todd Macfarlane gives a detailed account of the history of rancher-government disputes, the Cliven Bundy confrontation in Nevada in 2014, and the occupation of Malheur by Bundy’s sons and others. Macfarlane spent […]

A View from the Trenches – from my Perspective by Todd Macfarlane

This past week has been one of the hardest, saddest weeks of my life. As many know, I am an attorney, and I represent the family of LaVoy Finicum. On Tuesday, LaVoy was ambushed and killed by the FBI and Oregon State Police in a roadblock as he was attempting to travel to an adjoining […]

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Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode #209

Macy Gray- “Coming Back To You” The singer of tonight’s Soothing the Beast BFP/Jamiol Music Pick is known for her distinctive raspy voice, and a singing style heavily influenced by Billie Holiday. She is American R&B, jazz/soul singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and actress Macy Gray. She has released six studio albums, and received five […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode #208

Jeff Healey Band- “The Thrill Is Gone” This week on the Soothing the Beast BFP/Jamiol Music Pick, we are going to try and give those caught up in this massive snowstorm a nice little diversion to take their minds off the cruel elements. The artist capable of doing just that is the late Jeff Healey […]

Narco News- Penn Envy: Fear of Citizen Journalism Defined Commercial Media’s Hostile Response to the Interview of the Decade

Sean Penn & Kate del Castillo Scooped the Press and Embarrassed the US & Mexican Governments in Interview with Chapo Guzmán Oscar winner Sean Penn and Mexican film and TV star Kate del Castillo recently played starring roles as citizen journalists and scooped the world’s major media outlets by scoring a sit-down interview with notorious […]

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Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode #207

Chambers Brothers- “Time Has Come Today” Psychedelic Rock is on the menu for this week’s Soothing the Beast BFP/Jamiol Music Pick. The song is Time Has Come Today and dishing out this rock n roll anthem is none other than The Chambers Brothers. This song is a blend of psychedelic rock, soul and acid rock. […]

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Processing Distortion with Peter B. Collins: Looking Back at Watergate

Peter B. Collins Presents Saint John Hunt In this interview with the son of Watergate conspirator E. Howard Hunt, we get a new angle on the scandal that brought down Nixon. Howard Hunt was a CIA agent who participated in the Bay of Pigs fiasco and the JFK assassination, and was recruited for the “plumbers” […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode #206

Richie Valens – Come on Let’s Go It’s back to the Fifties on tonight’s Soothing the Beast BFP/Jamiol Music Pick. Singer, songwriter and guitarist Ritchie Valens is our featured artist. The song is Come on Let’s Go. Valens was a rock and roll pioneer and a forefather of the Chicano rock movement. His recording career […]