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Biden refuses to use political capital to bust the filibuster and save voting rights

Palast joins the By Any Means Necessary crew to discuss the blocking of the John Lewis Voting Rights Act by Senate Republicans, the history of the filibuster as a tool of racist disenfranchisement, Biden’s refusal to use political capital to bust it, and how Democrats’ inaction on issues such as voting rights contributed to their recent electoral defeats. … READ MORE

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Bush's New US Attorney a Criminal?

Palast exposed 2004 voter attack scheme by appointee Griffin, a Rove aide on BBC Newsnight in 2004. Black soldiers and the homeless targeted.
There’s only one thing worse than sacking an honest prosecutor. That’s replacing an honest prosecutor with

Voting Rights Act Nailed To Burning Cross

Behind the “Delay” in Renewing Law is Scheme for Theft of ’08
White Sheets Changed for Spreadsheets

The Guardian (Guardian Title of Article: Democracy in Chains)
m 7593 1 2[New York] Don’t kid yourself. The Republican Party’s decision yesterday to “delay” the renewal of the Voting Rights Act has not a darn thing to do with objections of the Republican’s White Sheets Caucus.
Complaints by a couple of Good Ol’ Boys to legislation has never stopped the GOP leadership from rolling over dissenters.

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