Background Briefing (5am)

Background Briefing with Ian Masters – June 22, 2023

We begin with the Republican tactic of manufacturing scandals to attack Democrats while ignoring the serial scandals of their front-runner and Fuhrer such as keeping alive Durham’s “Russiagate” nothingburger for 5 years and Hunter Biden’s imaginary crime spree for 5 years while one of the House GOP’s head witch hunters Congressman Comer promised an FBI … Continued


Background Briefing (5am)

Background Briefing with Ian Masters – June 15, 2023

We begin with Secretary of State Blinken heading to China in a few days to try to repair dangerously frayed relations between the world’s leading military powers and meet with his Chinese counterpart and possibly Xi Jinping. Joining us is Lyle Goldstein, a Professor at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University … Continued


Background Briefing (5am)

Background Briefing with Ian Masters – June 9, 2023

We begin with the surprise ruling from the Supreme Court striking down the Alabama Republican legislature’s flagrant gerrymandering in a state that is 27% black with only one out of seven congressional districts representing African/Americans. Joining us to discuss the extent to which this ruling could reverse the growing lack of legitimacy and loss of … Continued