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Entries by Ian Masters from 04/2010

The Tea Party: an Insider's Perspective

| Posted 04.02.2010 | Comedy

I spoke with Victor McCoy of the Tea Party Patriots and Sons to learn about the group from an insider. McCoy, the pro-tem Sergeant-at-Arms for his Chapter, offered insights on his cause and his personal motivations for getting involved.

James Carroll: The Catholic Church Has To Be Rescued From Catholic Fundamentalism

| Posted 04.04.2010 | Religion

James Carroll, writer and former Catholic priest, put the Church's recent scandals into context, offering an interpretation that is both critical and optimistic.

Eyewitness in Kyrgyzstan

| Posted 04.07.2010 | World

I spoke with a journalist today who was in the thick of things in Kyrgyzstan when police and special forces began shooting at demonstrators in downtown Bishkek, and he described his experience.

Ambassador Peter Galbraith: "Real Questions About Karzai's Mental Health"

| Posted 04.08.2010 | World

I spoke with Ambassador Peter Galbraith, former UN Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan spoke about Hamid Karzai's presidency: "Most diplomats in Kabul have always thought Karzai a bit weird and that weirdness has clearly erupted."