When someone hijacks your car, itâ€™s not car suppression. When someone hijacks your vote, it’s thievery. And voter “suppression” and news suppression have to go together â€” because if youâ€™re stealing votes, you gotta keep it quiet!
Acclaimed actor and filmmaker Tim Robbins, actress and activist Rosario Dawson, and investigative reporter Greg Palast joined forces at UCLA on Tuesday, May 10 to discuss the vote theft and media silence rampant in the 2016 election.
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Listen to The Best Democracy Money Can Buy podcast with Greg Palast and Flashpoints’ Dennis Bernstein. This weekÂ they delve into the Hysteria Machine with movie star and Voto LatinoÂ spokeswoman Rosario Dawson, who was at UCLA this week with Greg PalastÂ and other media experts for The Urgency of Now panel. Greg kicks itÂ off with this background. Read the full interview transcript atÂ Reader Supported News.
Rosario Dawson and Greg Palast speaking at UCLA event ‘The Urgency of Now
Bill Oâ€™Reilly from Fox news, and the other foxes in the foxhole, talk about the massive amount of voter fraud in America. Why all these cries of voter fraud? There are about six people in a major election year arrested in the U.S. for committing voter fraud. So why all this hysteria about people voting fraudulently? I call it the hysteria machine.
By saying there are fraudulent voters, they can come up with ways to eliminate the fraudulent voters. If someone is impersonating a dead person (so a dead person walks into a voting boothâ€¦?!?), how do you stop the zombies from voting? You require photo ID, which is not so easy. Driverâ€™s license and social security cards don’t work. It’s very difficult. What is the purpose? Do they have non-citizens voting? In Florida, 181,000 people were accused of being …more