Tag: voting

How RFK Saved MLK’s Life

Greg Palast 
22 June 1963 – Martin Luther King meets with Attorney General, Robert F Kennedy. White House. Credit: Abbie Rowe, National Park Service/JFK Library, Boston”.

50 years ago today, Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated. This is the story of RFK’s profile in political courage, gambling his brother’s election to the Presidency in order to save Martin Luther King Jr. from lynching.

It was a Republican, Martin Luther King Sr., who made John Kennedy president of the United States — for JFK’s saving Daddy King’s son, Martin Jr., from lynching.

This harrowing and little known drama of terror and courage, confirmed for me by Martin Luther King III, changed American politics — and America — forever.

On October 19, 1960, Martin Luther King Jr. was arrested in Georgia for driving with an Alabama driver’s license and sentenced to six months hard labor. No one expected King to survive the sentence — he’d be lynched at the outset.

His father, Martin King Sr., had one desperate chance to save his son. …more

Cambridge Analytica Ain’t Nuthin:
Look Out For i360 and DataTrust

Greg Palast 

 
There are two dangers in the media howl over Trump’s computer gurus Cambridge Analytica, the data-driven psy-ops company founded by billionaire brown-shirts, the Mercer Family.

The story is that Cambridge Analytica, once directed by Steve Bannon, by shoplifting Facebook profiles to bend your brain, is some unique “bad apple” of the cyber world. …more

America Cannot Be Great Again
Until America Is Good Again

Greg Palast 

By Lance Simmens | Guest Commentary

Joe Stalin said, it’s not who votes that counts, but who counts the votes.  Having been involved in political campaigns and politics at all levels of government for the past forty years, I can attest to another maxim that is equally as important on election day, in any election, and that is that the side that does the best job of getting out the vote (GOTV) usually wins. …more

Palast on Larry King’s PoliticKing:
‘We don’t count all the votes.’

Greg Palast 

Catch Greg Palast on Larry King’s PoliticKing with guest host Matthew Cooke on political elites rigging the electoral system. Palast gives Cooke a quick history lesson on vote trickery beginning with 2000–and why you haven’t heard the true story in the US main-stream media.

Palast: “There’s not much of an electoral process, we get the candidates selected for us. Here’s the problem, in America we don’t count all the votes.”

Wisconsin GOP Pol Reveals
Real Reason for Voter ID

Greg Palast 

Oops!  Wisconsin Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Campbellsport) gave away the nasty little weapon that Republicans plan to use in November. In an interview with WTMJ-TV at the Ted Cruz victory rally Tuesday night, he explained how Republicans can win the Blue state even if the voters prefer the Democrat.


“I think Hillary Clinton is about the weakest candidate perhaps they’ve ever put up and now we have photo ID and I think that photo ID is going to make a bit of a difference as well.…more

Watch these 2 Minutes…

Greg Palast 

A personal note from Greg Palast

I am asking you… watch these 2 minutes from the film that can stop the billionaires from burgling the 2016 election.


The Best Democracy Money Can Buy—A Tale of Billionaires and Ballot Bandits (out in 2016) is my biggest and most important full feature investigative film yet.

“An American hero.” – Martin Luther King III

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We wish you a very happy Holiday Season and a great New Year!

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