#873 The other new Jim Crow (Voting rights)

Oct 10, 2017, 10:00 PM

Air Date: 11/04/2014 For information on the current effort to reform the electoral college that I discuss at the top of the show, visit: EqualVotes.us  Today we take a look at the ways the Republican Party has been working to suppress voter turnout to benefit their electoral chances while claiming to be stopping voter fraud which basically doesn't exist Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Join the Best of the Left Social Network! Donate or become a Member to support the show!  Visit: https://www.patreon.com/BestOfTheLeft  Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill Ch. 2: Act 1: Voting Laws Keeping Americans From The Polls - @ajplus - Air Date: 10-27-14 Ch. 3: Song 1: You're The Best (Theme From The Karate Kid) [Originally Performed by Joe Esposito] - You're The Best Ch. 4: Act 2: 'Free' Voter IDs Cost $8 to $25. Freedom! - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 10-31-14 Ch. 5: Song 2: Repeal the Poll Tax - A Thousand Miles Away Ch. 6: Act 3: In Person Voter Fraud Very Rare And Still Is - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date: 9-19-14 Ch. 7: Song 3: Mess Is Mine - Dream Your Life Away Ch. 8: Act 4: Voting suppression through the courts - BradCast (@TheBradBlog) - Air Date: 10-29-14 Ch. 9: Song 4: 1901 - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix Ch. 10: Act 5: They're not even trying to hide their true motives anymore - @jimmydore Show - Air Date: 10-25-14 Ch. 11: Song 5: Cheat - The Clash Ch. 12: Act 6: Republican Voter Suppression Since 1980 - @ThomHartmann - Air Date: 03-22-14 Ch. 13: Song 6: There You Go Again - Sunshine to Rain Ch. 14: Act 7: Please Don't Vote - A Message From The Republican Party - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 10-27-14 Ch. 15: Song 7: Battle Hymn of the Republic - Turkey In the Straw and Other Country Fiddle Hits Ch. 16: Act 8: The Fight — and the Right — to Vote - @billmoyersHQ - Air Date: 10-24-14 Ch. 17: Song 8: I'm Free - 20 Golden Greats Ch. 18: Act 9: Voting Rights Amendment Act via @civilrightsorg - Best of the Left Activism Ch. 19: Song 9: Time for Action - Time for Action - the Very Best Of Ch. 20: Act 10: Excerpt: LBJ's Voting Rights Speech "The American Promise" - @LBJLibrary - Air Date: 03-15-1965