Investigative Reporter Greg Palast on Voter Suppression and Congressman Adam Smith on Military Spending and the Drumbeat for War with Iran

09/17/12 Robert Lorei
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up we’ll talk about the increasing indications that Israel might attack Iran…..We’ll also talk with investigative reporter Greg Palast about voter suppression ..... Greg Palast is the author of Billionaires and Ballot Bandits (out on September 18), Vultures' Picnic and the New York Times bestsellers, Armed Madhouse and The Best Democracy Money Can Buy. He’s reported for the BBC, Rolling Stone, The Guardian, The Nation and Harper’s. And he joins us live.

Yesterday Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was on Meet the Press yesterday with David Gregory; here's an excerpt of his answer on whether Iran posed a current threat to Israel.

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Republican Mitt Romney cast President Obama as weak on foreign policy, lamenting Thursday that the United States was “at the mercy of events instead of shaping events” and promising a military revival that he said would bring “American leadership” to the Middle East and across the world. We're going to speak with a member of Congress who follows issues of war and peace closely. he is Democrat Adam Smith from the Seattle area. Now in his 8th term, Congressman Adam Smith serves as Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee,

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