Speaking about Syria, 9/11 first responders getting cancer, the income gap in America and more is a Buzzsaw roundtable of guests Dick Russell, Chris Paul, and Marquez the Greatest. Obama and Syria, the Iraq war and how 9/11 was manipulated by media and politicians like Rudy Giuliani, and the slippery slope of conspiracy theories are all taken apart in a funny and enlightening conversation.
Dick Russell has published ten books on subjects ranging from natural history to the assassination of President Kennedy. His latest, “The Life and Ideas of James Hillman, Volume One: The Making of a Psychologist.
He has co-authored four books with Jesse Ventura (“63 Documents the Government Doesn’t Want You to Read” (2011), “American Conspiracies” (2010), and “Don’t Start the Revolution Without Me” (2008) DemoCrips and ReBloodlicans: No More Gangs in Government, all four have spent many weeks on the New York Times Best-Seller list.
He is also wrote Striper Wars: An American Fish Story, as well as Eye of the Whale, an account of his following the migration of the California gray whale, from Mexico’s Baja peninsula all the way to northern Alaska and Siberia
Marquez The Greatest is originally from Los Angeles, Marquez began performing stand-up comedy with one simple goal in mind — to make people laugh. Marquez’ work has evolved into a hilarious, philosophical journey through which the pain of life generally and his life specifically is turned into the healing balm of laughter, and his mission is to shed the Light of Laughter upon those in the darkness of depression and disappointment.
Chris Paul Is a political blogger,opinionist, and screenwriter. He is the author behind Iamthearbiter.com and has recently started contributing to thoughtcatalog.com. Paul is also a successful club promoter in Los Angeles.
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Buzzsaw Short Clips Playlist:
00:01 Welcome to Buzzsaw Roundtable.
00:13 Introducing author Dick Russell.
00:38 Introducing opinionist Chris Paul.
01:09 Introducing comedian Marquez The Greatest.
01:40 Syria and surrendering chemical weapons through Putin-Will diplomacy work?
04:15 The political game over Syria.
09:10 The income gap in America widens to a record margin.
14:30 Budgeting for gas.
15:26 Was the economic collapse a deliberate attack on the middle class.
18:15 How citizens can change society.
20:42 Ground Zero First Responders and cancer.
25:15 Is the country still traumatized after 9/11?
28:16 Looking at conspiracy theories.
30:56 9/11 getting manipulated politically, and Rudy Giuliani.
33:09 Global climate change and science vs. shutting your eyes.
41:20 The Libertarians and Green Party common interest.