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  • Is The Republican Party the Most Dangerous Organization on Earth?
  • There Was No Defense & Chauvin Trial Closing Arguments - Debbie Hines, Trial lawyer, former prosecutor and legal/political commentator
  • Forgetting Won't Save You From Authoritarianism - Chauncey DeVega Political Essayist & Commentator/Contributor-Salon/Host-The Chauncey DeVega Show (podcast)
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The GOP Stands Atop an Ocean of Blood
Thom plus logo If America is to again be a "shining city on the hill" we must end our gun violence epidemic.

America, John F Kennedy said, was like John Winthrop's idealistic "city on a hill." Ronald Reagan added the word "shining" to that description when he plagiarized Kennedy. And now Republicans across the country want to change the word "city" to "armed encampment."

Republicans in the Texas House of Representatives just passed a so-called "Constitutional Carry" law that would allow pretty much anybody over 21 to carry a gun, concealed or not, permitted or not, experienced or not.

Democrats offered an amendment that would've forbidden "domestic terrorists and white supremacists" from the gun-carrying "right," but Republicans voted that down.

Read more at HartmannReport.com.

-Thom
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The Ku Klux Kaucus Will End in Tragedy
Thom plus logo The America First movement rises again & it doesn't take a dog to figure out what that whistle means

Well, now they're just coming right out and saying it.

Several Southern Republican members of the House of Representatives have proposed a Ku Klux Kaucus that will adhere to "Anglo-Saxon" values and vigorously resist allowing any more people of color into America under any circumstances. They're officially calling it the "America First Caucus."

Read more at HartmannReport.com.

-Thom
Monday's Daily Stack Daily Stack
Hour One: The GOP Stands Atop an Ocean of Blood
Article: "America First Committee" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Adult Obesity Facts" by CDC.
Article: "Portland approves $6 million plan to prevent gun violence" by Rebecca Ellis and Jonathan Levinson.
Quote: "Let us realize the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice." - Theodore Parker.

Hour Two: Is The Republican Party the Most Dangerous Organization on Earth?
Article: "The Ku Klux Kaucus Will End in Tragedy" by Thom Hartmann.
Speech: "Des Moines, Iowa, on September 11, 1941" by Charles Lindbergh.
Tweet: "NEW In @PunchbowlNews Midday
A new America First Caucus — led by @mtgreenee and @RepGosar — is recruiting people to join based on "Anglo-Saxon political traditions" architectural style that "befits the progeny of European architecture"
Some of the most nativist stuff we've seen
" by Punchbowl News.
Tweet: "Take a look at how they describe their immigration and infrastructure policy." by Punchbowl News.
Article: "Canada's Flawed Vaccine Plan Sends Snowbirds to U.S. for Jab" by Michael Smith, Danielle Bochove.
There Was No Defense & Chauvin Trial Closing Arguments
- Debbie Hines, Trial lawyer, former prosecutor and legal/political commentator Twitter

Hour Three: Forgetting Won't Save You From Authoritarianism
- Chauncey DeVega Political Essayist & Commentator/Contributor-Salon/Host-The Chauncey DeVega Show (podcast) Twitter
Article: "12th Amendment"
Article: "Viktor Orbán" (Hungary) by Wikipedia.
Article: "9-11 Commission".
Article: "The Hayes-Tilden Electoral Commission" by James Monroe.
Article: "Understanding the Iran-Contra Affairs" by Brown University.
Article: "America First Committee" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Charles Lindbergh" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Roger Stone" by Wikipedia.
Article: "New details about Trump-McCarthy shouting match show Trump refused to call off the rioters" by Jamie Gangel, Kevin Liptak, Michael Warren and Marshall Cohen.
Article: "Whig Party (United States)" by Wikipedia.
Article: "'Failure at the top:' After U.S. Capitol stormed, security chiefs out" by Jonathan Landay, Patricia Zengerle, David Morgan.
Article: "Shot heard round the world" by Wikipedia.
Quote: "We might as well require a man to wear still the coat which fitted him when a boy as civilized society to remain ever under the regimen of their barbarous ancestors." - Thomas Jefferson .
Case: "Buckley v. Valeo", 1976
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