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.

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  • Episode 685: Q&A Time: Find out Who Farron would Fight!

    This week on Ring of Fire!

    We're doing another Q&A with questions from our YouTube Community members.

    Should Democrats abandon red states?

    Can Trump claim executive privilege to prevent Mike Pence's cooperation with the DOJ?

    How can progressives reach moderate voters?

    Which right wing figure would Farron most like to fight?

    All these questions - and many more - will be answered on this episode of Ring of Fire!

  • Episode 684: Train Derailment Causes Dangerous Chemical Spill

    Today on Ring of Fire!

    Residents of East Palestine, Ohio are still reeling with the impacts of the recent train derailment and subsequent chemical spill in their town, and relief is virtually nowhere to be found. Politicians are busy trying to blame each other's Party for what happened, but these residents aren't interested in the blame game. Reporter Louis DeAngelis from Status Coup News will tell us what is really on residents' minds right now.

    Rupert Murdoch admitted in a deposition that he gave Jared Kushner access to President Biden's campaign ads BEFORE they were public - and this could have huge legal ramifications for the media mogul.

    Ron DeSantis admitted he got married at Disney World, creating an interesting wrinkle in his crusade against the House of Mouse.

    And Jim Jordan completely humiliated himself during a recent trip to the border - though he'll never admit it.

    All that, and more, on this episode of Ring of Fire!

  • Episode 683: Are Culture Wars Viable on a National Level?

    Today on Ring of Fire!

    Republicans have made huge gains at the state level by promoting culture war issues, but can they recreate that success on the national level in 2024? Signs are pointing to NO.

    The Supreme Court could end up gutting Section 230 that provides immunity to internet platforms, and that could actually spell doom for independent media outlets.

    Marjorie Taylor Greene is attacking her former best friend Matt Gaetz for not going along with her "national divorce" plan.

    George Santos swears he can get his credibility back - but he may have bigger things to worry about.

    And Donald Trump can't seem to get the candidates that he endorsed in 2022 to return the favor for his presidential campaign.

    All that, and much more, on today's Ring of Fire Podcast!

  • Episode 682: Lawsuit Exposes Fox as Fake News

    Today on Ring of Fire!

    Fox News is in a world of legal trouble after Dominion Voting Systems exposed their willingness to lie for ratings in a court filing last week. We'll explain why that could be the final nail in the coffin for this particular lawsuit.

    Marjorie Taylor Greene wants to "divorce" Red States and Blue States, and she even has a plan to make that happen! But her plan sounds awfully familiar to anyone who knows how the country actually works.

    Rick Scott is backtracking on his plan to "sunset" Social Security and Medicare.

    Donald Trump's lawyers want to BAN the infamous Access Hollywood tape - and his other accusers - from testifying at his upcoming sexual battery trial.

    And former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen says that he is baffled by the incredibly "dumb" decision by Trump's current lawyers to hit him with a subpoena.

    All this is coming up on today's Ring of Fire Podcast!

  • Episode 681: Q&A Episode; Gaetz Gets Off; Trump Indictment Coming?

    Today on Ring of Fire!

    It's Q&A time again, and Farron will be answering questions from our YouTube Community members.

    Will the DOJ end up indicting Donald Trump?

    Why was no one charged in the Matt Gaetz scandal?

    Should liberals abandon Red States for more friendly terrain?

    How can we finally end Trump's disastrous trade war?

    All of these questions, and many more, will be answered on this episode of Ring of Fire!