(2016/12/13) Desperate times, desperate measures (Voting Rights and the Electoral College)

Edition #1064

Today we look at the systematic suppression of voting rights during the election and the hail mary attempt to avert a Trump presidency through the electoral college

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Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell – From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: The Myth of Voter Fraud – On The Media – Air Date 10-21-16

Ch. 3: Song 1: Fear is a villain – Theo Bard


Ch. 4: Act 2: @AriBerman on voter suppression being back in a big way – Bradcast from @TheBradBlog – Air Date 11-11-16

Ch. 5: Song 2: Beneath the Lies – Abscondo


Ch. 6: Act 3: Republicans Gloat Over Supressing Black Vote – @theyoungturks – Air Date: 11-11-16

Ch. 7: Song 3: Abuse of Power – Lion of Light


Ch. 8: Act 4: How Do We Fix Our Broken Voting System? (w/Guest: Mark Crispin Miller) – @Thom_Hartmann – Air Date: 11-08-16

Ch. 9: Song 4: The Fix Is In – Ok Go


Ch. 10: Act 5: The Big Lie – @FullFrontalSamB – Air Date 12-5-16

Ch. 11: Song 5: Won’t Get Fooled Again – The Who


Ch. 12: Act 6: First Republican “Hamilton Elector” Breaks Ranks Against Trump – @theyoungturks – Air Date: 12-07-16

Ch. 13: Song 6: The Game Is Rigged – The Great Malarkey


Ch. 14: Act 7: Tell the Electoral College to #StopTrump & Vote with the People via @DemSpring and directelection.org – Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 15: Song 7: This Fickle World – Theo Bard


Ch. 16: Act 8: Introduction to the Hamilton Electors – Amicus from @Slate – Air Date 12-10-16


Voicemails

Ch. 17: Resist Trump Letters – Alan from Connecticut

Ch. 18: How to get around the fact gap – Andrew from Chicago

Ch. 19: Who’s got the conservative argument talking points? – Eli from Northern California

Ch. 20: Conservative argument on the need for real policies – Ryan from Phoenix

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes – Classics


Ch. 21: Final comments on small changes for the member’s feed and a call for conservative appeals for voting rights and against the electoral college

Closing Music: Here We Are – Everyone’s in Everyone


TAKE ACTION

RSVP for the Democracy Spring December 19th rally at a state capitol building near you at savedemocracy.org

ASAP ONLY! Download everything you need to print and mail letters to the 273 Electoral College members pledged to vote for Trump at directelection.org

EDUCATE YOURSELF 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Posted December 13, 2016, written by Best of the Left Communications Director, Amanda Hoffman

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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