All over the South, right wing blowhards are whining about the fact that the Confederate Flag is being pulled down. This flag was their way of masking their racism, and now that they’ve been exposed, they can’t handle the spotlight. But is it time to just let the South go?
Mike Papantonio, America’s Lawyer (RT America)/Ring of Fire Radio/Law and Disorder. After days of speculation – Donald Trump announced today that he would pull the US out of the Paris Climate Deal. Why is this so-called nationalist president trying to surrender America’s climate leadership role to China?
Why are black people getting shot at an alarming rate by police officers in the United States, and why is this a uniquely American problem? America’s Lawyer, Mike Papantonio, answers this question with Thom Hartmann on RT’s The Big Picture.
Protesters in Tulsa Oklahoma are calling for the firing and arrest of police officer Betty Shelby to be fired after she shot and killed Terence Crutcher while his hands were in the air. For more on this, “News With Ed” is joined by America’s Lawyer Mike Papantonio, who says that if President Obama’s Department of Justice wanted to solve this problem – as they have indicated since Eric Holder time as Attorney General – they would bring charges against officers involved in shooting.
Republicans are acting like they suddenly care about the racism and hatred that is coming out of their presidential nominee, but those things never bothered them when they came out of the mouths of people like John McCain, Ann Coulter, or Sean Hannity.
The Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia is going to be sponsored by the worst of the worst. Healthcare lobbyists, proponents of fracking, and even Comcast will be hosting the event, as DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz has decided to lift the convention’s ban on lobbyists. America’s Lawyer Mike Papantonio talks about the fall of the Democratic Party with Thom Hartmann.