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Peace Activist Cindy Sheehan Speaks About Her Son's Death, Iraq, and Military Spending

01/03/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up on the first part of the program we'll speak with peace activist Cindy Sheehan who will be speaking in Sarasota this Saturday. But first one listener comment about yesterday's show on which we talked about the fiscal cliff budget deal. Here's what one listener had to say.

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Cindy Sheehan became a peace activist after her son Casey- who as a member of the Army's First Cavalry Division- was killed in 2004 during the US i...

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Dozens honor fallen Tampa soldier, some want troops home now listen

07/17/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Two soldiers killed in Afghanistan are being honored this week in Tampa. Today, a police motorcade escorted the body of Staff Sergeant Ricardo Seija and his family from MacDill Air Force Base through the streets of Tampa. Along Bayshore Boulevard dozens of supporters lined the road with American flags. The procession was a reminder of the high price of war. But Bruce Hockensmith with the Lutz Patriots said the event this morning was about respect, not politics.

“If they came home tom...

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Military Veteran and Peace Activist Makes Case for Ending War in Afghanistan

04/04/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up today we'll talk with Matt Southworth who is an Army veteran having served in military intelligence in Iraq. He's now on the staff of the Friends Committee on National Legislation. He says the US should move quickly to end the war in Afghanistan.

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Interview with former member of Congress Alan Grayson

10/07/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday)

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Our guest today is former central Florida member of Congress Alan Grayson who had a reputation as one of the most outspoken members of the House. Grayson is the former Democratic member of Congress from Florida's 8th congressional district, serving from 2009 until 2011. His former district included parts of Orlando, Winter Park, portions of unincorporated Orange County, as well as Celebration, Walt Disney World and parts of Lake County, Marion County and...

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Local groups plan anti-war protest this Thursday in downtown Tampa

10/04/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Coming up today activists will be holding a rally this Thursday in downtown Tampa to protest the ongoing wars and in solidarity with the Wall Street protests. We're joined now by Marianne Huber who is with St. Pete For Peace, one of the groups organizing this Thursday's event.

From the group's press release:

"The month of October marks the 10 year 'anniversary' of the invasion of Afghanistan and the onset of the 2012 Federal Austerity Budget. The war ...

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Open phone call-ins to discuss the news including death of Osama Bin Laden

05/03/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up today we'll open the phones to discuss the big stories of the past few days- including the death of Osama Bin Laden.

During this program we took several calls from listeners who did not believe the official government story about 9/11. For those of you looking for a quality source of information debunking 9/11 conspiracy theories here is a good web site: [http://www.debunking911.com/index.html](http://www.debunking911.com/i...

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Former member of Congress Alan Grayson talks about Medicare, the federal deficit, Afghanistan, Iraq and whether he'll run again

04/18/11 Robert Lorei
Last Call Monday
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Good afternoon, welcome to the Last Call. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up this afternoon an interview with former Democratic member of Congress Alan Grayson. Grayson is a former U.S. Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district; he served from 2009 until 2011.

The district includes parts of Orlando, Winter Park, Celebration, Walt Disney World and parts of Lake County, Marion County and Ocala. Grayson lost his re-election last year to Republican Daniel Webster.

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Interviews with Tea Party activist Tom Gaitens and UMass political science professor Thomas Ferguson

04/14/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. First up today we'll hear from a local Tea Party activist Tom Gaitens who is helping to organize this Friday's Tax Day Tea Party protest at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.

Later we'll hear from Professor Thomas Ferguson who is a political scientist at the University of Massachussetts in Boston. Both will be talking about President Obama's speech last night and the national debat...

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Gadhafi troops and rebel forces trade victories listen

03/14/11 wire reports including AP
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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West of the Libyan capital, Tripoli, government tanks and artillery bombarded an opposition-held town near the Tunisian border. A resident in Zwara says at least four rebel fighters were killed in the barrage.

In the east, opposition forces have slowed the government's offensive at the oil port of Brega. While Gadhafi's troops used superior firepower to drive the rebels out of the city yesterday, they've been unable to hold it. Rebels pushed back into Brega last night and claim to have cap...

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Violence continues in Libya as US and others mull intervention listen

03/01/11 wire services
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Residents of the rebel-held city closest to Libya's capital are celebrating after fighters repelled an overnight attack by forces loyal to leader Moammar Gadhafi.

Witnesses say the pro-Gadhafi forces battled the rebels for six hours, but couldn't take control of Zawiya.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton told Congress today that the U.S. must lead an international response to the crisis, including a no-fly zone.

Clinton says the Obama administration may seek the prosecution o...

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