The Afghanistan Trap

July 19, 2019
Hosted by Judge Jim Gray (Ret.)

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Trying to stay informed is hard, but then comes someone like this week's guest, Scott Horton, author of "Fool's Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan," who appears to have lots of information about how our country first helped to lure the Soviet Union into Afghanistan ;and make this its Vietnam quagmire. Then we supported Osama bin Laden and others with weapons and material to aid their fight against the Soviet invaders. Then later, after the Soviets withdrew, bin Laden lured us into Afghanistan through his act of war against us on 9-11-01. The idea was to bankrupt us emotionally and monetarily, and to cause us to withdraw from his homeland Saudi Arabia, which has so many of Islam's religious sites. Not only did we fall for the trap, we are still there. So after hundreds of thousands of deaths and trillions of dollars spent, and us now widely known for torturing many people, OBL has won beyond his dreams. Tune in, and you will join me in wanting us to get out of Afghanistan!

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Judge Jim Gray (Ret.)

Judge Jim Gray (Ret.)

Judge Jim Gray was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Palmar Norte, Costa Rica, a Criminal Defense Attorney with Navy JAG Corps, a Federal Prosecutor in Los Angeles and a 25-year Veteran Trial Court Judge in Orange County, California. Judge Gray was the 2012 Libertarian Candidate for Vice President, along with New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson (In Jim’s words, “We came in third, although I acknowledge it was a distant third.”). Judge Gray is married with four children, including a son from Danang, Vietnam that Jim adopted in 1973. Judge Gray is the author of “Why Our Drug Laws Have Failed, and What We Can Do About It,” “Wearing the Robe: The Art and Responsibilities of Judging in Today’s Courts,” and “A Voter’s Handbook, Effective Solutions to America’s Problems.” He is also the composer of two musicals, “Americans All,” which helps to mentor our junior high and high school students, and “Convention: The Birth of America,” which is about our country’s 1787 Constitutional Convention. Judge Gray has also been awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree by the Western State College of Laws and by the Law School at Chapman University, and the Constitutional Rights Foundation of Orange County annually awards its “Judge of the Year” Award in the name of Judge James P. Gray.

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