Anti-Torture Protest Planned this Weekend at Fort Benning; And Pam Iorio Looks to Improve Voting Here in Florida11/15/12 Robert Lorei
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. Iâ€™m Rob Lorei. Coming up weâ€™ll talk about this weekendâ€™s protest in Georgia about The School of the Americas. Later weâ€™ll talk with former Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio who is looking at ways to solve the election problems we saw here in Florida during this yearâ€™s Presidential election. But first one listener comment about yesterdayâ€™s interview with the executive director of the Florida Cannabis Action Network. tape From November 16-18, 2012, thousands of human rights activists, torture survivors, anti-war veterans, students, families, union workers, nuns, artists, and others will converge at the gates of Fort Benning, Georgia, to call on the Obama administration to end the U.S. militarization of the Americas, and to close the School of the Americas (SOA/ WHINSEC)! Weâ€™re joined by two people who are planning to go to Fort Benning this weekend. The military base is a three hours drive north of Tallahassee.
Our guests are Dwight Lawton and Pedro de la Jesus.
After the problems of long lines, delays in the recount, inconsistent procedures at the polls and other problems associated with the November 6th election here in Florida- Former Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio (who was also the elections supervisor for two terms in Hillsborough County) says sheâ€™s trying to organize a statewide review of voting laws here in Florida. She joins us now by telephone.