This week’s Ring of Fire, hosted by Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Mike Papantonio and Sam Seder: Saturdays at 3 o’clock Eastern, rebroadcasts Sunday nights at 8 pm Eastern

Stepping into the Ring of Fire this week: we’ll be taking a closer look at the US Chamber of Commerce’s crusade to discredit and destroy liberal activists – investigative journalist Lee Fang will tell us how the Chamber is carrying out this mission.

Author Mark Schmitt will be joining us to talk about why the Democrats are so torn over what to do about the South – with no hope of winning big victories in Dixie, there really aren’t many options.

Political satirist Matt Filipowicz will be here to tell us about the Tea Party-backed laws that states all over America are putting into effect – laws that do everything from mandating gun ownership to forcing teachers to question evolution in their classrooms.

And we’ll be discussing the dangers of the birth control blockbuster drug Yaz with attorney Ned McWilliams.

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Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced