Episode 11: The Verdict Is In

April 22, 2021

The trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd held the nation’s attention as we waited on pins and needles to hear the verdict, would justice be done or would the entire country go up in flames? It felt like so much hung in the balance and…let’s not pull any punches, it did.

Does the GOP bear any resemblance to “The Party of Lincoln”? The factions within the party right now would seem to prove otherwise. Between the failed white supremacy caucus, the ever confrontational Jim Jordan, and the recalcitrant minority leader, it’s hard to tell what the Grand Old Party stands for these days, other than blocking anything President Biden wants to accomplish.

In this episode Robin and David talk to former Nevada RNC Chairwoman, Amy Tarkanian to try and get a handle on where the Republican Party is now, and what it stands for. And, she oughta know.

And finally, (yes there is more!), we dive into the obscene rash of new laws either passed or under consideration in statehouses across the country, that threaten American’s rights of peaceful protest, which by the way, are protected under the 1st Amendment.

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