Episode 41

Published on:

3rd Jul 2024

This One Took The Cake!

We're back after a little June break and boy did we have a lot to get off our minds!

Opening (0:00:00)

Abortion Cake! (0:00:39)

Remembering Eric Childs (0:05:34)

A Podcast Review and Trump Youth (0:10:39)

On the Campaign Trail (0:17:44)

  • The story of Barack Obama and “Fired Up! Ready to Go!” (YouTube)
  • Dick Harpootlian concedes to Russell Ott following close SC Senate District 26 primary (WIS10)
  • A Journey to Adjournment: the 125th General Assembly (SC Lede)

GOP Sister Senators Run Out of Office (0:20:49)

  • Third GOP ‘Sister Senator’ who filibustered South Carolina abortion ban loses primary (The Hill)
  • Slashed tires and a shot through a window. Is Shealy being harassed this campaign? (The State)

SC Primary Results in Greenwood, SC (0:33:28)

  • South Carolina Congressman Pulls Wedding Registry Amid Viral Criticism (FITS News)
  • Pro-Trump Candidate Calls for Executing Parents of LGBTQ+ Kids (Advocate)
  • Bill Garrett ad (YouTube)
  • Greenwood's turnout tipped scales for Garrett (Index Journal)

We Need Ranked Choice Voting (0:45:29)

  • The cost of runoffs and ranked choice voting (FairChoice)

Presidential Debate (0:49:30)

  • Democrats unveil plan to get Biden on Ohio ballot (BBC)
  • Admiral Stockdale’s opening speech in the VP Debate, 1992 (YouTube)

Closing (1:20:09)

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Black White and Blue in the South
Discussing Democratic Politics... with a Southern Flair
Welcome to "Black White and Blue in the South," the dynamic podcast that unites two progressive Democrats with distinct perspectives on the pressing issues of our time. Join hosts, Dr. Jumelle Brooks and Bill Kimler, as they engage in candid conversations about politics, society, and the pursuit of a more equitable future.

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A transplant from Atlanta to Columbia; Barrett has been using his voice and quick whit to entertain for decades. Starting out in Radio and Television in the late 20th century, Barrett finds himself entertaining again in the 21st Century via a media that's easily paused.