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    Report: More Voter Suppression in Georgia's 6th District

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    On today's show, Thom is joined by Greg Palast, investigative journalist and author of the book "The Best Democracy Money Can Buy", to discuss Georgia's special election.

    Article: "About Handel and the reporter who "accosted" her" by Doug Richards.
    Article: "The GOP's Stealth War Against Voters" (Interstate Crosscheck) by Greg Palast, August 24, 2016.
    Article: "Police Raid Indiana's Largest Voter Registration Office Following Fraud Accusations From GOP" by Spencer Woodman.
    Site: The Best Democracy Money Can Buy.
    Video: The Best Democracy Money Can Buy.
    Site: The New Georgia Project.
    Case: "Busbee V. Smith", 1982 (Georgia redistricting).
    Article: "Handel gets help from Trump in Atlanta in 6th District race" by Greg Bluestein.
    Article: "Alex Jones releases secretly taped audio of Megyn Kelly interview" by Joe Concha.
    Article: "Fairness Doctrine" by Wikipedia.
    Tweet: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director! Witch Hunt" by Donald J. Trump.
    Tweet: "Muelleris now clearly the ti[p of the deep state spear aimed at destroying or at a minimum undermining and crippling the Trump presidency." [sic] by Newt Gingrich.
    Tweet: "Ask yourself: Is the guy who got a Purple Heart then served 5 presidents the one hurting America? Or is it the guy who admires dictators?" (plus replies — list of lies) by Mikel Jollett.
    Article: "Good news for dieters: 5:2 relaxes the rules and allows 800 calories a day" by Laura Donnelly.
    Article: "Georgia 6th: DNC to hire 10 new staffers to boost Ossoff's campaign" by Greg Bluestein, May 18, 2017.

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    voter registration, Voter Suppression, Fairness Doctrine, democracy, 2016 US Presidential election, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Republicans, Democrats, Karen Handel, Jeff Sessions, Newt Gingrich, Michael Flynn, James Comey, Donald Trump, Georgia, Indiana, United States
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