Joe talks with the late Michael C. Ruppert. RIP 2/3/51- 4/13/14. The Joe Rogan Experience Podcast 217. podcasts.joerogan.net/ twitter.com/joerogan Michael Ruppert was an American author, a former Los Angeles Police Department officer and investigative journalist and peak oil advocate. He was president of Collapse Network, Inc until he resigned in May 2012. He is also the author of Crossing The Rubicon: The Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil and was the subject of the 2009 documentary film Collapse. Sadly, Michael Ruppert took his own life on April 13th of this year. Much thanks to Mr. Ruppert for opening so many eyes. He will be missed.