Category Archives: Voter Suppression

Podcast February 18, 2024

Republican Plans For A Trump Dictatorship. Trump has said that, if elected, he will be a dictator for a day. But the plans already being implemented by his campaign and rightwing organizations indicate that he expects to be a Putin-style … Continue reading

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Post Interview – Podcast February 11, 2024

The Latest Republican Attacks On The Constitution, Diversity, Migrants, Voting And Common Sense. Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome Dianne Post back to the show. Post is an attorney, activist, author, and teacher who specializes in human rights and women’s … Continue reading

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Podcast September 18, 2023

The Death Of Democracy By A Thousand Cuts. When our nation was founded, the Framers couldn’t possibly imagine what the future would bring. So, the Constitution they created is intentionally sparse – a simple framework that would be able to … Continue reading

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Podcast September 11, 2023

Domestic Terrorists In Suits. What else would you call the Republican members of the House of Representatives who have placed political power and extremist ideology over the best interests of our nation? For example, the fiscal year for the federal … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, Democratic Governance, Disinformation, Domestic Extremism, Domestic Policy, Domestic Terrorism, Economic Policy, Financial Crisis, Fiscal Policy, Funding, Government, Jobs and Employment, Judicial System, Medicaid, Military, Monetary Policy, National Politics, Political Parties, Political Polarization, Presidential Elections, Small Business, Social Security, Voter Suppression | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Podcast September 11, 2023

Podcast July 3, 2023

An Ethically Challenged Court. Steve Williamson and Gary LaMaster look at the composition and bias of the Supreme Court of The United States. Now controlled by a rightwing supermajority resulting from two stolen seats, the court has set about legislating … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, Anti-Gay Discrimination, Autocracy, Campaign Finance, Citizens United, Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Constitutional Issues, Democratic Governance, Ethics, Government, Judicial System, Jurisprudence, Justice System, Legal Issues, Misogyny, Morality, National Politics, Political Polarization, Public Accountability, Racial Discrimination, Religion, Supreme Court, Theocracy, U.S. Court System, Voter Suppression, Voting, Women's Rights | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Podcast July 3, 2023

Hanks, Liggett, Riemer Interview – Podcast May 1, 2023

Abortion In The Aftermath Of Dobbs: What Comes Next? Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome Stephen Hanks, Jodi Liggett, and Frankie Riemer to discuss the latest political ramifications of the Supreme Court’s Dobbs v Jackson decision overturning Roe v Wade. … Continue reading

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What Happened To The GOP? – Podcast March 6, 2023

The Decline Of The Republican Party Into Fascism.Steve Williamson, Karen McClelland and Gary LaMaster discuss the modern-day GOP.  How did it happen? What does it mean for the US? No longer the majority political party and no longer conservative, the … Continue reading

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Kinsella Interview – Podcast November 14, 2022

Repudiating Crazy. Stephen Hanks and Karen McClelland welcome Kathy Kinsella to discuss the results of the midterm elections. They begin with a brief celebration of Democrats’ surprising success. Notably, Mark Kelly was re-elected giving Democrats control of the U.S. Senate, … Continue reading

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Ruby, Fogel, Ransom, Sinclair Interview – Podcast March 21, 2022

Bridging The Political Divide In Arizona. Co-hosts Steve Williamson and Karen McClelland welcome to the show three well-qualified Democratic candidates for the Arizona State Legislature along with their campaign manager, Jay Ruby. The candidates include Mike Fogel, a school board … Continue reading

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Gordon Interview – Podcast January 17, 2022

The Importance Of Enacting Voting Rights Legislation. On Martin Luther King Day, Democratic Perspective welcomes Mark Robert Gordon to discuss the ongoing struggle for equal access to voting. Gordon is an attorney who specializes in election law and represents Arizona … Continue reading

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