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Good podcast - but could have gone a lot further - like bringing in Koch and "their" American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) which has produced a ton of legislation that republicans in office (members of ALEC) then push through state and federal government. There is a lot of dirt out their on how the government has been taken away from the public. There are other groups out there as well , like the Cato institute and the American petroleum institute (just to name a couple more).

Everyone screaming Russia Interference (DNC as well as GOP) are just hoping the public will take that shiny distraction and leave them alone.

Yes, was really really bad. Should be disbanded. Also Repubs have done worse

Again - I absolutely agree. Republicans have been working very hard for decades to deny votes to sections of their population as well as gerrymandering districts to disproportionately favor the republican party. The DNC fucking with voters in 2016 was so blatantly transparent because they were not set-up to keep this out of the public eye.

Thread: NEw Depression on way Due to GOP tax giveaway to wealthy and corporation! THROW the BUMS OUT!
[-] 1 points by gsw (3054) from Woodbridge Township, NJ 2 hours ago

Yes, was really really bad. Should be disbanded. Also Repubs have done worse, also disbanded, outlawed.

Worried about Russian hackers or other outsiders meddling in US elections? Arguably, the greatest threat to our democratic system comes not from the outside but from forces within our own two-party system that are trying, and often succeeding, to prevent American citizens from voting.

I Absolutely agree - I've seen it happening for decades. And yeah I am gonna check out the pod cast.

BTW - I have never seen the DNC so blatantly open about their stealing a nomination the way they did in 2016.

Thread: NEw Depression on way Due to GOP tax giveaway to wealthy and corporation! THROW the BUMS OUT!
[-] 1 points by gsw (3054) from Woodbridge Township, NJ 2 hours ago

Seriously listen to it

Worried about Russian hackers or other outsiders meddling in US elections? Arguably, the greatest threat to our democratic system comes not from the outside but from forces within our own two-party system that are trying, and often succeeding, to prevent American citizens from voting.

In this week’s WhoWhatWhy podcast, Jeff Schechtman talks to journalist Greg Palast, author of The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, about “caging” and “crosscheck” — two species of “dirty tricks” that are being used ever more frequently to suppress votes. While the primary practitioners have been Republicans, encouraged for years by Karl Rove, Palast explains that Democrats are using similar tricks to gain advantages in primary elections.

In “caging,” letters are sent out to voters who must spend time away from their primary addresses, such as minority soldiers stationed abroad or students during summer recess. When the letters come back as “undeliverable,” the senders can use this as a reason to get those voters taken off the rolls.

Over the years, caging has led to millions of eligible voters being purged from voting rolls, Palast says. He adds that this and other stratagems are very much in use today by operatives like Brett Doster, a onetime Rove operative who is now running Roy Moore’s senatorial campaign in Alabama.

The story that Palast tells is truly one of “birds of a feather” getting together to undermine what’s left of our electoral democracy

I think that they are all in that Skull secret society. The confederacy lost the war but keep fighting for the confederacy through federal and state government now.

Thread: NEw Depression on way Due to GOP tax giveaway to wealthy and corporation! THROW the BUMS OUT!
[-] 1 points by gsw (3054) from Woodbridge Township, NJ 2 hours ago

LIsten to this podcast, ,THE LINK BETWEEN ROY MOORE, GEORGE W. BUSH AND VOTER SUPPRESSION, DKA.... It proves systemic illegal conspiracy by republicans, massive problem gave us Bush 2, also Trump I think https://whowhatwhy.org/2017/11/17/link-roy-moore-george-w-bush-voter-suppression/ Conspiracy of voter suppression by Alabama Senator wannabe Judge Moore campaign official, with ties to Repubs back to Bush, and detailed voter fraud .....Worried about Russian hackers or other outsiders meddling in US elections? Arguably, the greatest threat to our democratic system comes not from the outside but from forces within our own two-party system that are trying, and often succeeding, to prevent American citizens from voting.

In this week’s WhoWhatWhy podcast, Jeff Schechtman talks to journalist Greg Palast, author of The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, about “caging” and “crosscheck” — two species of “dirty tricks” that are being used ever more frequently to suppress votes. While the primary practitioners have been Republicans, encouraged for years by Karl Rove, Palast explains that Democrats are using similar tricks to gain advantages in primary elections.

In “caging,” letters are sent out to voters who must spend time away from their primary addresses, such as minority soldiers stationed abroad or students during summer recess. When the letters come back as “undeliverable,” the senders can use this as a reason to get those voters taken off the rolls.

Over the years, caging has led to millions of eligible voters being purged from voting rolls, Palast says. He adds that this and other stratagems are very much in use today by operatives like Brett Doster, a onetime Rove operative who is now running Roy Moore’s senatorial campaign in Alabama.

The story that Palast tells is truly one of “birds of a feather” getting together to undermine what’s left of our electoral democracy

Parties should not be allowed to pick nominees - it should be one person (public) gets one vote and candidate with the most votes wins. None of this well you can vote but don't count on the vote making the winner because we have delegates that will make that decision regardless of what actual vote counts are. Yeah this means you electoral college have got to be done away with as well.

Thread: NEw Depression on way Due to GOP tax giveaway to wealthy and corporation! THROW the BUMS OUT!
[-] 1 points by gsw (3054) from Woodbridge Township, NJ 3 hours ago

https://www.thenation.com/article/iowas-new-voter-id-law-would-have-disenfranchised-my-grandmother/

Wish I can find the radio program I heard driving 11/14/17 on this republican hack job that purged military serving overseas from opportunity to vote, by sending letter to residence in black areas and democrat areas, and challenging residency, even without knowledge of those being challenged, for not responding to the residence challenge, as were serving and stationed overseas, and ballots did not get counted, 900 percent for anti trump, (had registered democrat) and stationed overseas Could be this, not sure https://whowhatwhy.org/2017/11/17/link-roy-moore-george-w-bush-voter-suppression/

That also includes the DNC establishment who rigged the 2016 nomination to guarantee sHillary's nomination. Good news is actions look to be brewing against GOP gerrymandering.

Can the people regain gov before it all burns down around us?

Thread: NEw Depression on way Due to GOP tax giveaway to wealthy and corporation! THROW the BUMS OUT!
[-] 1 points by gsw (3054) from Woodbridge Township, NJ 4 hours ago

Vote stealing, then passing this neoliberal shit shouldn't be occurring in 21st century, especially when middle has been squeezed 40 years, but we've let the fucks steal elections too long, they think no one cares

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/inside-purge-tens-thousands-ohio-voters/story?id=39586417

The thing is "Revolt" is exactly what has begun to happen - look at all of the street protests all across this country - the tinder is dry and all the wild fire needs is just one spark.

On an aside. Something I saw and retweeted earlier today: https://t.co/Js6XoLYnWI

Thread: NEw Depression on way Due to GOP tax giveaway to wealthy and corporation! THROW the BUMS OUT!
[-] 2 points by gsw (3054) from Woodbridge Township, NJ 4 hours ago

I know that you know.

So government is broken, we are not represented.

Revolt.....

http://www.denverpost.com/2017/11/17/remarkable-angry-exchange-between-senators-unmasks-the-gops-tax-cut-lies/

We need a people's government. Don't any pay tax till we get it!

Repubs gerrymandered, stole elections, cheated, collaborated, and have whitewashed all!

They conspired to steal the vote from veterans serving overseas! It's a fact!

I know that corporations don't need tax cuts - they are flush with cash and none of it is making it's way down to those who really do the work and Raygunomics made it easier for corporations to take wealth straight out of the country along with jobs - and this new wealth care tax bill that is now in the senate is gonna make things so much worse for the majority of the middle class and for the working poor while giving more wealth to the wealthy few and allow them to keep on off-shoring work and wealth.

Thread: NEw Depression on way Due to GOP tax giveaway to wealthy and corporation! THROW the BUMS OUT!
[-] 1 points by gsw (3054) from Woodbridge Township, NJ 4 hours ago

Corporations don't need tax cuts. What about paradise papers!

WTF?

https://www.vox.com/the-big-idea/2017/10/31/16581822/republican-tax-cuts-real-costs

It's supposed to be the Peoples government. Unfortunately in the eyes of the law corporations are people too - and apparently their wishes trump actual biological human beings.

Conservatives are a greater threat to human survival than all the tyrants and terrorists since the beginning of civilization.

The only real way to do that - is to claim ownership and boot the wealthy few catering bastards OUT. Like Orrin Hatch https://t.co/Js6XoLYnWI

Thread: Cut Cut Cut Bill and Other Parasitisms
[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (33199) from Coon Rapids, MN 6 hours ago

It could be the final act that completes the meltdown. The meltdown that was never really stopped to begin with.

Thread: Cut Cut Cut Bill and Other Parasitisms
[-] 1 points by gsw (3054) from Woodbridge Township, NJ 6 hours ago

It will fuck up economy like 2008!

Thread: Democratic Socialist Rising Value
[-] 0 points by factsrfun (8781) from Phoenix, AZ 6 hours ago

the Greens have wort great weather upon the Earth with their defeat of Al Gore in 2000 I would say they are chiefly responsible for the weather you mention as well

of course the Greens couldn't do it without their heroes the GOP.....

Thread: Cut Cut Cut Bill and Other Parasitisms
[-] 1 points by agkaiser (1882) from Fredericksburg, TX 7 hours ago

Connect the dots again!

The 25G cut to Medicare in the tax bill is stealing the money borrowed from the trust fund and refusing to use it for the purpose that the tax was collected from the poor. Giving it to the rich in a tax cut ....

http://occupywallst.org/forum/connect-the-dots-again/

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