• National Progressive Townhall Meeting - Representative Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)
  • Why the DOJ is Crucial to Police Misconduct, Federal Police Reforms, Civil Rights Violations and, Hate Crimes - Ben Jealous, President - People For the American Way (PFAW)
  • Chauvin Trial Wrap Up - Debbie Hines, Trial lawyer, former prosecutor and legal/political commentator
  • Was Derek Chauvin Part of the Slave Patrol? When Will America End Slave Patrol Policing?
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When Will America End "Slave Patrol" Policing?
Thom plus logo America must have a conversation on the history, purpose and practice of policing

There's much celebration in America that a murderous, psychopathic cop will spend the rest of his life in jail for killing George Floyd.

While this moment – this rare moment where a white cop who kills an unarmed Black man actually is held to account — does appropriately get nationwide recognition, it also should provoke nationwide introspection.

Read more at HartmannReport.com.

-Thom
Wednesday's Daily Stack Daily Stack
Hour One: National Progressive Townhall Meeting
- Representative Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District) @MarkPocan @repmarkpocan
Law: "George Floyd Justice in Policing Act" by Karen Bass (D–CA).
Article: "Qualified immunity" by Wikipedia.
Bill: " H.R.7136 - Police Training and Accountability Act" by Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT].
Article: "CEO pay doubled, the minimum wage stayed the same. But Americans still can't agree on a raise." by Ledyard King, Charisse Jones, Paul Davidson and Michael Collins.
Speech: "Cross of Iron" - Address by President Dwight D. Eisenhower "The Chance for Peace" delivered before the American Society of Newspaper Editors, April 16, 1953. "Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed."
Article: "Qualified immunity" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Mandela Barnes" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Sarah Godlewski" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Tom Nelson (Wisconsin politician)" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Alex Lasry".
Article: "Paycheck Protection Program" by Wikipedia.
Bill: "H.R.2474 - Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019" by Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3].
Article: "2020 dismissal of inspectors general" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Democrats block Republican bid to censure Maxine Waters over Chauvin remarks" by Alexandra Villarreal and Joan E Greve.

Hour Two: Why the DOJ is Crucial to Police Misconduct, Federal Police Reforms, Civil Rights Violations and, Hate Crimes
- Ben Jealous, President - People For the American Way (PFAW) @BenJealous @PeopleFor
Article: "Keith Ellison" by Wikipedia.
Article: "The Andy Griffith Show" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Phillip Atiba Goff" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Shooting of Philando Castile" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Merrick Garland" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Mueller report" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Securities turnover excise tax" (STET tax) by Wikipedia.
Quote: "If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be." - Thomas Jefferson.
Article: "The history of the GI Bill" by Ryan Katz.
Article: "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Reaganomics" (voodoo economics) by Wikipedia.
Chauvin Trial Wrap Up
- Debbie Hines, Trial lawyer, former prosecutor and legal/political commentator @iamdebbiehines
Article: "Derek Chauvin found guilty of murder of George Floyd" by Chris McGreal, Lois Beckett, Oliver Laughland and Amudalat Ajasa.
Article: "These 4 charts describe police violence in America" by Tucker Higgins, John W. Schoen.
Article: "Death of Freddie Gray" by Wikipedia.

Hour Three: Was Derek Chauvin Part of the Slave Patrol? When Will America End Slave Patrol Policing?
Article: "1033 program" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Stanford prison experiment" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Henry Louis Gates arrest controversy" by Wikipedia.
Article: "13th Amendment", December 6, 1865. "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction."
Documentary: Where to Invade Next - Michael Moore.
Article: "Anders Breivik" by Wikipedia.
Article: "US Protest Law Tracker" by ICNL.
Article: "Cagney & Lacey" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Frank Serpico" by Wikipedia.
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