Category Archives: Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives

A Not-So-Magnificent Obsession: The History, Psychology, and Politics of Gun Ownership in America — Podcast November 9, 2015

Unfinished Business: The Second Amendment, the NRA, the Arms Industry, and 30,000+ Shooting Deaths per Year in the U.S.: Is Anyone EVER Going to Connect These Dots?  Democratic Perspective’s Mike Cosentino, Gary LaMaster, and Steve Williamson try to make some sense of the controversy over … Continue reading

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Daryl Johnson Interview — Podcast December 17, 2012

Playing Politics with Homeland Security: How a Republican Attempt to Embarrass the Obama Administration Weakened Our Safeguards Against Domestic Terrorism. Daryl Johnson, a former senior analyst with the Department of Homeland Security, explains how a 2009 report that he and his … Continue reading

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Desperately Seeking Scandal — Podcast November 26, 2012

Desperately Seeking Scandal: Democratic Perspective co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson discuss the Republican Party’s use of scandal-mongering as a political tool. It doesn’t bother adherents of the Republican right wing if they can’t find a real scandal in Washington, the machinery … Continue reading

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Fast And Furious Lies.

In the wake of the House vote to find Attorney General Holder in contempt of Congress, Democratic Perspective addressed the many misconceptions and lies surrounding the ATF operation known as Fast and Furious. Of course, the Congressman Darrell Issa and … Continue reading

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Fast and Furious: What Darrell Issa WON’T Tell You — Podcast July 9, 2012

The Truth About Fast and Furious: Democratic Perspective’s co-hosts, Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson, along with Gary LaMaster, a member of  DP’s editorial board, discuss the political furor surrounding the Arizona Office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ Fast … Continue reading

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