• America Needs a "Right to Vote," as Georgia Proves Jim Crow Never Completely Ended - The right to vote is more important then owning property or guns
  • Is Trump's move to take over the Republican Party about power or money? Is he still taking over America or just trying to get more wealthy?
  • Why there can be no justice for George Floyd without convicting Derek Chauvin for murder... - Karissa Lewis, National Field Director - Movement for Black Lives
  • Legalizing Marijuana is Good For Workers... PLUS, (revisited from hour 1) What makes Trump Tick? Money? Power? Or, is there a 3rd component as suggested by a caller...?
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America Needs a "Right to Vote," as Georgia Proves Jim Crow Never Completely Ended
Thom plus logo The right to vote is more important then owning property or guns

This week, Georgia passed the most restrictive voter suppression legislation since Jim Crow. In actuality, the Georgia legislature proves that Jim Crow never completely ended. It's alive and well today, in part, and its principal proponent is the GOP.

The two bills end automatic voter registration, ban drop boxes for absentee ballots and radically curtail mail-in voting. They also make illegal "Souls to the Polls" on some weekends, a tradition that has led to about 10 times more African Americans than white people voting on Georgia Sundays near Election Day.

And Georgia is just the first among many Republican-controlled states that are planning to do the same and more.

Read more here.

-Thom
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Why the Republicans Will Only Talk About "Big Lies" & Culture Wars
Thom plus logo More & more Americans are figuring out their feigned-outrage 40-year old scam

Now that "conservative ideas" have been so badly discredited, Republicans are resorting back to Big Lie and faux outrage techniques to try to hold their base together.

Back in 1981, when Republican strategist Lee Atwater was advising Reagan, he pointed out that using the N-word post-1965 was counterproductive.

Read more here.

-Thom
Tuesday's Daily Stack Daily Stack
Hour One: America Needs a "Right to Vote," as Georgia Proves Jim Crow Never Completely Ended - The right to vote is more important then owning property or guns
Article: "Operation Eagle Eye (United States)" by Wikipedia.
Article: "The white to vote" by Judd Legum.
Bill: "H.R.1 - For the People Act of 2021" by Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3].
Is Trump's move to take over the Republican Party about power or money? Is he still taking over America or just trying to get more wealthy?
Tweet: "He didn't start his own party, which is complicated to do and be competitive, but Trump is trying to set himself up as the place where money for Republicans should go as opposed to GOP committees [+ Trump statement]" by Maggie Haberman.
Article: "How a Turkish-German Couple Invented a Coronavirus Vaccine" by Thomas Klikauer, Nadine Campbell.
Article: "Black Americans Face Alarming Rates of Coronavirus Infection in Some States" by John Eligon, Audra D. S. Burch, Dionne Searcey and Richard A. Oppel Jr.
Article: "Newt Gingrich" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Demographics of Georgia (U.S. state)" by Wikipedia.
Case: "Buckley v. Valeo", 1976

Hour Two: Why there can be no justice for George Floyd without convicting Derek Chauvin for murder...
- Karissa Lewis, National Field Director - Movement for Black Lives Twitter
Article: "Black Lives Matter May Be the Largest Movement in U.S. History" by Larry Buchanan, Quoctrung Bui and Jugal K. Patel.
Article: "Robert F. Kennedy Jr." by Wikipedia.
Tweet: "Amazing! @RepZoeLofgren has compiled & published all the social media posts of Members of Congress who were egging people on from election day to the end of Jan. Some of their posts, now permanently memorialized (for expulsion?), are positively shocking." by Thom Hartmann.
Article: "Kentucky bill would make insulting cops a crime" by Eileen AJ Connelly.
Article: "Killing of Osama bin Laden" by Wikipedia.

Hour Three: Legalizing Marijuana is Good For Workers... PLUS, (revisited from hour 1) What makes Trump Tick? Money? Power? Or, is there a 3rd component as suggested by a caller...?
Article: "Federalist Party" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Whig Party (United States)" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Ending The Drug War Is Good For Workers" by Joel Warner.
Article: "Anatomy of a Fake News Scandal" (Pizzagate) by Amanda Robb.
Article: "Milton H. Erickson" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Richard Bandler" by Wikipedia.
Article: "John Grinder" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Shepard Smith" by Wikipedia.
Article: "People's Party (United States)" by Wikipedia.
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