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Abney Park's Robert Brown on Challenging the Rhetoric - Show #56

5/10/2018
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WEDS. May 9, 2018, 6-7pm PDT: #CTR guest, Robert Brown, the creator, and lead singer for steampunk band, Abney Park, joins host Cheri Wilson to discuss what it takes to pay the bills as an independent, fan-fuelled, artist. Brown is also the author and creator of both books and games tied to the band and the steampunk world. With platforms like Go Fund Me, Indigogo, Patreon, and more, artists of all mediums are now able to crowdsource a living, or at least supplement them. There are some...

Duration:00:00:32

Challenging the Rhetoric with Cheri Roberts - Show #55

4/19/2018
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Are today’s kids being indoctrinated into modern, digitally fueled, conspiracy cults, by their parents? Are they being abused and Exploited? What kind of adult will they become? LIVE, Weds. April 18, 2018, 5-7p PDT, #CTR welcomes Kelly Jones (ex-wife of Conspiracy p0rn0grapher Alex Jones), and Maria Bosworth (ex-wife of failed “Constitutional Sheriff” candidate and participate in the Bundy's 2016 armed occupation in Burns, Oregon, Anthony Bosworth), to discuss the struggles of raising kids...

Duration:00:01:09

Challenging the Rhetoric with Cheri Roberts - Show #54

7/13/2017
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Join Cheri Roberts WEDS. July 12 @ 5pPST/8pEST LIVE with "I am Jane Doe" documentary filmmaker, Mary Mazzio, attorney, Erik Bauer, and cybercrime computer forensics expert, Frederick Lane, to discuss Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA), an internet freedom law that provides a safe haven for website publishers to advertise underage children for sex. Not-for-profit special interest groups funded by companies including Google have supported Backpage.com's legal battles and...

Duration:01:31:05

Challenging the Rhetoric with Cheri Roberts - Show #53

3/22/2017
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Join Cheri Roberts TUES. March 21 @ 6pPST/9pEST with Frederick Lane, a leading cybercrime computer forensics expert, to discuss so-called "revenge p0rn" and the reality of "ëlectronic sexual assault." Is it just a Marines United or military phenomenon? No. this is a new culture of crazy and illegality as the country wrestles with legislation and enforcing fledgling laws while countless new victims are assaulted every day. Revenge p0rn image numbers are on the rise, just like the...

Duration:01:03:45

Challenging the Rhetoric with Cheri Roberts - Show #52

3/17/2017
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Join Cheri Roberts THURS. March 16 @ 6pPST/9pEST with guest Abby Martin to discuss how the hell we got President Trump and why we need to continue to #resist this administration. As an activist, Martin walks her talk. As a journalist, she backs it. Martin understands what real "Advocacy" journalism means and what it takes to deploy it. She is the creator/director at The Empire Files, the founder/editor-in-chief at Media Roots, and the former host of RT's Breaking The Set. She is also a...

Duration:01:04:08

Challenging the Rhetoric with Cheri Roberts - Show #51

2/23/2017
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Join Cheri Roberts WEDS. Feb. 22 @ 6pPST/9pEST with Frederick Lane, a leading cybercrime computer forensics expert, to discuss the #BBC News investigation into secret #Facebook groups, created by and run for men with a sexual interest in children. At least one of them is run by a convicted paedophile listed on the sex offenders' register. Conspiracy p0rn0graphers missed the real #PizzaGate right under their nose. Did you know it is illegal for YOU to download it even if you are trying to...

Duration:01:00:11

Challenging the Rhetoric with Cheri Roberts - Show #50

2/22/2017
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Join Cheri Roberts TUES. Feb. 21 @ 6pPST/9pEST w/ guests, Adam Gorightly and "T" to discuss the rise of the modern cult behind what is really an Alex Jones presidency. Hate and Cyberbullying is prolific, especially by conspiracy p0rn0graphers and other peddlers of fake news media. Fear and hate for profit, clicks, and ego strokes. These are the days of our lives. "Alternative" does not mean "better." and "independent" does not mean "no agenda". Creators and curators alike, social media has...

Duration:01:14:29

Challenging the Rhetoric with Cheri Roberts - Show #49

2/9/2017
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Join Cheri Roberts WEDS. Feb. 8 @ 6pPST/9pEST with guest, Ryan Beam to discuss President Trump's war with the environment and more. Beam has a degree in natural resource management and dedicates himself to close analysis of the West's public lands working with the Center for Biological Diversity to ensure that ownership of, and management authority over, our public lands is not ceded to private industry interests. The Center works to secure a future for all species, great and small,...

Duration:01:00:31

Challenging the Rhetoric with Cheri Roberts - Show #48

2/3/2017
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Join Cheri Roberts THURSDAY, Feb. 2 @ 6pPST/9pEST with leading Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Forensics expert, Frederick Lane to discuss cybersecurity/national security related to President Trump. Was Russian hacking involved? Congress is investigating. We will also touch base on internet and electronic crimes related to credit card scams, merchant account fraud, and money laundering as well as other cyber crimes like online harassment, stalking, revenge and child p0rn0graphy. You have...

Duration:01:00:14

Challenging the Rhetoric with Cheri Roberts - Show #47

2/2/2017
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Join Cheri Roberts Wednesday, Feb. 1 @ 6pPST/9pEST with special guest, Washington D.C. National Security Attorney, Mark Zaid, to discuss Russia, the election, Clinton, and President Trump, our new grabber in Chief, What role does Russia play in President Donald Trump's inner circle? On behalf of Politico reporter, Josh Gerstein, Zaid has filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit looking to find out what was in the 2-page synopsis on the alleged 35-page dossier provided to Trump before he...

Duration:01:02:24

Challenging the Rhetoric with Cheri Roberts - Show #46

2/1/2017
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Join Cheri Roberts TUES, JAN 31 @ 6pPDT/9pEDT with special guest, Spencer Sunshine, PhD, an associate fellow at Political Research Associates and expert on "Far Right" extremism. Sunshine has spent the better part of the last year studying militias and sovereign citizens, particularly in Oregon related to the #Oregonstandoff, and the growing aggression of today's 'Patriot' movement whose beliefs rely heavily on conspiracy theories bred in part by generational, ideological, and/or religious...

Duration:00:56:26

Challenging the Rhetoric with Cheri Roberts - Show #45

10/6/2016
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Join Cheri Roberts WEDS, OCT. 5 @ 6pPDT/9pEDT with special guest, Spencer Sunshine, PhD, an associate fellow at Political Research Associates. He is the lead author of the newly released report, 'Up in Arms: A Guide to Oregon's Patriot movement' [READ: Full Report]. Seven of the 26 individuals who are/were under indictment for the 41-day armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Oregon are currently on trial. Sunshine has spent the better part of the last year...

Duration:01:00:04

Challenging the Rhetoric with Cheri Roberts - Show #44

9/29/2016
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Join Cheri Roberts WEDS, Sept. 28 @ 6pPDT/9pEDT for an Oregon Standoff trial update and guest, Brand Thornton who was at both the 2014 Bundy Ranch and 2016 Malheur Refuge armed standoffs with federal authorities. Days before the Oregon takeover, Brand posted to his Facebook profile that the “FEDS are doing the NEW WORLD ORDER and AGENDA 21 on us right now as we breathe! They are EVIL incarnate and unless the PEOPLE wake up and take things into their own hands ALL IS LOST!!” Thornton will...

Duration:01:00:40

Challenging the Rhetoric with Cheri Roberts - Show #43

9/28/2016
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Join Cheri Roberts TUES, Sept. 27 @ 6pPDT/9pEDT for an Oregon Standoff trial update. This week, the prosecution will be wrapping up their case against seven co-defendants under indictment for their participation and/or leadership in the 41-day armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge earlier this year. Before the defense begins presenting their case, let's review what we have learned so far ... Last week, Oregon State Trooper Jeremiah Beckert took the stand and unexpectedly...

Duration:00:59:38

Challenging the Rhetoric with Cheri Roberts - Show #42

8/31/2016
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Join Cheri Roberts TUES, Aug. 30 @ 7pPDT/10pEDT w/ special guest Ryan Haas to discuss the Oregon Standoff. Ryan is an editor with Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB). He helped lead OPB’s coverage of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation aka the #Oregonstandoff. He is the station’s lead editor on their upcoming podcast for the trial: This Land Is Our Land. Ryan has been a journalist for more than a decade working at newspapers and in broadcast media both in the US and overseas. You...

Duration:01:00:11

Challenging the Rhetoric with Cheri Roberts - Show #41

8/25/2016
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Join Cheri Roberts WEDS, Aug. 24 @ 6pPDT/9pEDT w/ #CTR's social media manager Sue Shugarts and chat moderator Laura Moody to discuss the coming election, the conspiracies surrounding it and the ideologies of those that fuel them. According to a Pew Research survey last week, only 38% of Trump supporters believe their votes will be counted accurately, and only 49 percent of all registered voters are “very confident” their votes will be tabulated without error. Of course, we all remember Bush...

Duration:00:59:21

Challenging the Rhetoric with Cheri Roberts - Show #40

8/11/2016
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Join Cheri Roberts WEDS, Aug. 10 @ 6pPDT/9pEDT w/ special guest, former IRS Appeals Officer, Robert Baty to discuss sovereign citizens like Kent Hovind and taxes along with general IRS talk. Baty was employed by the IRS for over 30-years, the last 20+ as an Appeals Officer (i.e., primarily a position specializing in settling disputed tax issues raised at the lower level and settling cases pending before the U.S. Tax Court). Baty retired from the IRS in 2005. Hovind is sovereign citizen...

Duration:01:00:08

Challenging the Rhetoric with Cheri Roberts - Show #39

8/10/2016
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Join Cheri Roberts w/ special guest Todd Mcfarlane TUES, Aug. 9 @ 6pPDT/9pEDT to discuss the Oregon and Nevada cases against the Bundys and co-defendants. Mcfarlane is the former attorney for the Finicum family and long-time acquaintance of both the Finicums and the Bundys. Macfarlane is an attorney, rancher, writer, political activist, conservationist and commentator. Although he is comfortable wearing several different hats, beyond faith, family and grass-fed livestock ranching, his...

Duration:00:59:57

Challenging the Rhetoric with Cheri Roberts - Show #38

8/5/2016
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Join Cheri Roberts w/ guest Eric "Spitfire" Wilkinson THURS, Aug. 4 @ 6pPDT/9pEDT to discuss social media's impact on supporters of the #Oregonstandoff and #Bundyranch co-conspirators. Spitfire was a close associate of codefendant Pete Santilli and girlfriend Deb Jordan, helping manage The Pete Santilli Show YouTube channel and more. Looking for a little inside info on Santilli's operation? We gotchya covered. Spitfire is a boxer, personal trainer, nutritionist, and Youngevity distributor...

Duration:00:59:26

Challenging the Rhetoric with Cheri Roberts - Show #37

8/4/2016
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Join Cheri Roberts w/ special guest Todd Mcfarlane Weds, Aug. 3 @ 6pPDT/9pEDT to discuss the Jan. 26 probable cause warrant that resulted in the felony traffic stop, roadblock, and death of LaVoy Finicum. Mcfarlane is the former attorney for the Finicum family and long-time aquaintance of both the Finicums and the Bundys. Macfarlane is an attorney, rancher, writer, political activist, conservationist and commentator. Although he is comfortable wearing several different hats, beyond faith,...

Duration:01:01:25