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Ring of Fire Radio with Farron Cousins

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Ring of Fire is a podcast hosted by Farron Cousins that began as a radio show in 2004 by Mike Papantonio. The show focuses on exposing corporate fat cats, polluters and media spinmeisters. Members get bonus content commercial free! [Become a Member today!](/ringoffire/join)

Ring of Fire is a podcast hosted by Farron Cousins that began as a radio show in 2004 by Mike Papantonio. The show focuses on exposing corporate fat cats, polluters and media spinmeisters. Members get bonus content commercial free! [Become a Member today!](/ringoffire/join)

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Pensacola, FL

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Ring of Fire is a podcast hosted by Farron Cousins that began as a radio show in 2004 by Mike Papantonio. The show focuses on exposing corporate fat cats, polluters and media spinmeisters. Members get bonus content commercial free! [Become a Member today!](/ringoffire/join)

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English

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Ring of Fire P.O. Box 12308 Pensacola, FL 32591 866-389-3473


Episodes

Episode 655: Q&A's This Week

8/11/2022
This Week on Ring of Fire! We're taking YOUR questions for our Q&A episode this week, talking about all of the things that YOU want to talk about. Will Trump end up in prison? Are Kavanaugh's days on the Supreme Court numbered? How do fight the conservative media machine? All of these questions, and many more, will be answered this week!

Duration:00:36:39

Episode 654: How Corporations Play a Roll in Human Trafficking

8/5/2022
This week on Ring of Fire! We'll be taking a deep dive into the growing problem of human trafficking, and we'll be speaking with survivors Carissa Phelps and Alicia Tappan who have used their experiences to help others not only escape that life, but also to hold those responsible accountable. Andrew Yang's "Forward Party" is up and running, but is it really the third party option that Americans have been clamoring for? Donald Trump had some pretty decent victories in Tuesday's primaries,...

Duration:00:31:09

Episode 653: Slim Chance of Owning a House?

7/29/2022
This week on Ring of Fire! Jordan Uhl, host of Deep Dive on The Young Turks and co-host of The Insurgents Podcast, will be here to talk about how Wall Street bankers are taking over the housing market and pricing millions of Americans - an entire generation - out of home ownership. Matt Gaetz's attack on a pro-choice activist backfired spectacularly this week and ended up raising close to $1 million for abortion services. We'll bring you the details. The DOJ announced that they are...

Duration:00:25:56

Episode 652: Inflation or Corporate Greed; OAN Channel in Hot Water

7/22/2022
This week on Ring of Fire! Donald Trump is STILL trying to overturn the results of the 2020 election, even though twenty months have passed. Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos revealed this week that Trump called him just one week ago with his latest request - we'll bring you the details. Jordan Chariton from Status Coup News will be here to tell us about his travels around the country where he's talking with working class Americans about their struggles to deal with rising inflation...

Duration:00:39:40

Episode 651: Your Questions Answered!

7/15/2022
This week on Ring of Fire! We're having a Q&A week and talking about all of the issues that our viewers and listeners want to talk about! Will Clarence Thomas get impeached? Can Ron DeSantis be stopped? Is Donald Trump finished? How can we be a better ally to our LGBTQ+ friends and family? All of these questions, and many more, will be answered on this week's show!

Duration:00:26:18

Episode 650: Trump's Hail Mary to Avoid Prosecution

7/8/2022
This week on Ring of Fire! The list of potential crimes committed by Donald Trump and his allies continues to rise, but announcing a presidential bid might scare prosecutors into NOT seeking charges against the former President. Heather Digby Parton from Salon.com will be here to tell us how an announcement from Trump could put the brakes on an investigation.

Duration:00:30:00

Episode 649: How the U.S. Changed in One Week Thanks to SCOTUS

7/1/2022
This week on Ring of Fire! The Supreme Court continues to push the country into a full-blown theocracy, and a string of recent rulings has left the public concerned about our future. Rayyvana, host of Rayy-Actions on Twitch, will join us to talk about all of these disastrous decisions. AND on the MEMBER SHOW (www.rofpodcast.com)The January 6th Committee heard explosive testimony from former Mark Meadows aide Cassidy Hutchinson this week, and we'll explain what this testimony could mean for...

Duration:00:26:41

Episode 648: Farron has Covid

6/24/2022
Farron came home from vacation with Covid, so we have a “best of” Ring of Fire Podcast for you this week. Republicans have made it clear that overturning Roe v Wade is only the beginning, and they are actively coming to take away more of your rights at the state level. Salon.com's Heather "Digby" Parton will tell us what's happening. And author and YouTube host Cliff Schecter will join us for a discussion on how Ron DeSantis is quickly out-Trumping Donald Trump, and why that is a seriously...

Duration:01:17:46

Episode 647: Can The January 6th Hearings Help Democrats In The Midterms?

6/17/2022
This Week on Ring of Fire! The Right Wing world is freaking out over the revelations from the January 6th Committee's televised hearings, and it is going to take a lot of effort on their part to dig themselves out of this hole. With more hearings on the horizon - and a public that actually seems interested - these events could impact voters ahead of the midterms. Jesse Dollemore, host of the I Doubt It Podcast, will discuss the hearings with us this week.

Duration:00:29:26

Episode 646: Special Pregame Analysis of January 6th Hearingsde

6/8/2022
This week on Ring of Fire! The January 6th Committee is about to begin their prime time hearings, so we're bringing you a very special episode of Ring of Fire. Heather "Digby" Parton from Salon.com will join Farron for a lengthy discussion about what we've learned from the Committee in the past 10 months, and what we can expect from these hearings. We'll also be discussing the Republican distraction efforts to make the public think that these hearings aren't that important.

Duration:00:52:44

Episode 645: Lawyers, Guns and Money

6/3/2022
This week on Ring of Fire! The Durham probe hit a major snag this week after Clinton campaign lawyer Michael Sussman was acquitted of all charges. Conservatives are outraged, of course, but the probe has been going on for over 3 years now without any results. Time to let it go. Investigative reporter Jordan Chariton will be here to discuss the many failings of the Uvalde police force, and we'll discuss the likelihood that America passes comprehensive gun control measures. And on the...

Duration:00:35:55

Episode 644: Trump's Influence Wanes; America's Gun Culture is Outrageous

5/26/2022
This week on Ring of Fire! Donald Trump suffered several humiliating defeats in Georgia this week, so what does this mean for his grip over the Republican Party? The answer might not be the one that you were hoping for. Author and YouTube host Cliff Schecter will help us break down the gun culture of America and how that has shaped the country in the worst ways possible. And on the member show, investigative reporter Alex Kotch will tell us about the billionaire families that are funding...

Duration:00:30:36

Episode 643: Hatred in Buffalo

5/20/2022
This Week on Ring of Fire! Salon.com contributor Chauncey DeVega will be here to talk about the motivation of the Buffalo shooter, and he'll explain how "Replacement Theory" has long been a part of the Republican Party. And on the Membership Show, Establishment Republicans succeeded in taking down Madison Cawthorn, and one of the groups behind the attacks on the young Congressman says that they've got a new target: Lauren Boebert. Ted Cruz may have single-handedly destroyed one of the...

Duration:00:27:30

Episode 642: What Else Will Fall Under SCOTUS?

5/13/2022
This week on Ring of Fire! Elon Musk says that, if his purchase of Twitter actually happens, he'll be welcoming Donald Trump back on the platform because his permaban was "stupid." This is probably the worst thing that could happen for conservatives, and Farron Cousins explains why. Republicans have made it clear that overturning Roe v Wade is only the beginning, and they are actively coming to take away more of your rights at the state level. Salon.com's Heather "Digby" Parton will tell...

Duration:00:47:14

Episode 641: Aftermath of the SCOTUS Leak

5/6/2022
This week on Ring of Fire! The leaked SCOTUS opinion draft has captured the news this week, and for good reason. The implications of this potential ruling will set the country back 50 years, and create an environment that is toxic for women. And that may only be the beginning. We'll bring you the details of the ruling, along with the reactions from both the Right and the Left. We'll also be taking your questions! To get in on future Q&As, make sure you check out our YouTube channel...

Duration:00:27:41

Episode 640: "Leak" Week Recap; Elon's Twitter Deal

4/28/2022
This Week on Ring of Fire! It is LEAK WEEK! New leaks have revealed the members of Congress that were involved in the Trump administration's coup attempts, while other leaks have revealed what Kevin McCarthy REALLY thought about his Republican colleagues. Heather "Digby" Parton from Salon.com will be here to tell us all about these new developments. And for our members only show, Republicans were prepared to strong-arm Twitter into submission if they didn't take Elon Musk's offer to buy...

Duration:00:25:06

Episode 639: Florida Governor Goes Beyond Trump

4/22/2022
On This Week's Show! Two legends return to the Ring of Fire! First, author and YouTube host Cliff Schecter will join us for a discussion on how Ron DeSantis is quickly out-Trumping Donald Trump, and why that is a seriously threat for America. And on the member's podcast, Heather "Digby" Parton will be back with us again to talk about Donald Trump's waning influence over the Republican Party, and how his endorsements could end up hurting the Republicans in the midterms. Become a member of...

Duration:00:36:20

Episode 638: Farron Answers Your Questions

4/14/2022
This Week on Ring of Fire! We're taking viewer/listener questions again! If you want to get your questions in for next time, make sure you subscribe to our YouTube page at YouTube.com/TheRingofFire and keep an eye on that Community page!

Duration:00:41:26

Episode 637: Farron and Pakman in Vegas!

4/8/2022
This Week on Ring of Fire! Our good friend David Pakman, host of The David Pakman Show, will be joining us for a discussion about the midterms, the growing threat of Republican lunacy, and why conservatives are so obsessed with Hunter Biden.

Duration:00:34:56

Episode 636: DeSantis' Assault on Florida; Dark Money Behind Climate Denial

4/1/2022
This week on Ring of Fire! Investigative journalist Jordan Chariton will join us again to talk about his recent trip through Florida where he spoke with the people who are being directly, negatively, impacted by Republican Governor Ron DeSantis' assaults on our rights. Alex Kotch, co-founder of OptOut App and investigative reporter for Exposed by CMD, will tell us about the dark web of money that goes into funding climate change denial. He'll also give us an update on his OptOut project...

Duration:00:44:32