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Court Approves Vigilante Mass Voter Challenges
Devastating Threat To 2024 Election

  • by Greg Palast
  • for the Thom Hartmann Report

Be afraid. A federal court in Georgia ruled on Tuesday that the challenge to 360,000 Georgians’ right to vote, suspiciously targeting Black voters, does not violate the federal Voting Rights Act. Judge Steve C. Jones slapped aside the suit brought by Stacy Abrams’ Fair Fight against the right-wing Texas group True the Vote, which had created… READ MORE

Norman Lear (1922-2023)

On December 5, 2023, Norman Lear died at his home in Los Angeles, aged 101.

On June 16, 2015, I met up with Lear, who is the proud owner of a rare Dunlap broadside copy of the Declaration of Independence, to talk about voting rights… READ MORE

Willis has Trump in a hammerlock

Just read through Fani Willis’ RICO indictment. I worked with the Department of Justice on the very first billion-dollar white-collar RICO case in 1988, and also did a Georgia RICO investigation shortly thereafter, so I know the US and Georgia law well. Willis’ case is even stronger than Jack Smith’s — though a state conviction can’t… READ MORE

Georgia announces new purge of 191,473 voters

Georgia’s Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has just announced another “cleansing” of the voter rolls. This time a total of 191,473 voters are set to be purged. Congratulations to Raffensperger for cleaning the voter rolls whiter than white. We’re going back down to… READ MORE

It’s not about the voting machines
Most vote theft happens before an election

The real issue in Coffee County, Georgia is not hacking the voting machines, but vicious vote suppression. When I entered Coffee County, I was greeted by Confederate flags. The Courthouse has glorious Confederate soldier statues in front of it. It’s 200 miles from Atlanta and 200 years back in time. In Vigilante we tell the story of Coffee County, and how Brian Kemp ordered the arrest of… READ MORE