Words of Wisdom #4,847

“…and then when all those poor kids were mowed down in Parkland, and President Obama tearfully demanded new gun legislation and reform; those Republicans blocked him yet again? From then and there, I was like, “Fuck these motherfuckers!” Larry Wilmore

‘Lovett or Leave It’ – August 2019, podcast

Florida’s Governor Signed A Law Making It Harder For Felons To Vote — And Immediately Got Sued

Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis kneecapped Florida’s groundbreaking effort to expand voter rights on Friday when he blocked former felons from registering for the upcoming election if they can’t pay past fines — only to be sued within hours for creating a “poll tax.”

Trump dodges his own Benghazi: Pentagon quietly closes investigation into Niger ambush

The Niger ambush was the largest loss of American lives in combat in Africa since the 1993 “Black Hawk Down” incident in Somalia. But what looked to be a major scandal for the new Trump administration was successfully masked by what some House Democrats call a coordinated “cover-up.”

Radio silence: how the disappearance of rural stations takes America’s soul with them

At a time when local newspapers are vanishing, the loss of a radio station leaves a community with another cultural and informational deficit