“THAT, MY FRIENDS, IS WHAT SOCIALISM FOR THE RICH IS ABOUT.”
Bernie roasts McConnell’s “socialism for the rich” claim with giant checks showing what corps got from the GOP tax cut while asking for a vote on $2000 checks for regular people.
“I’m so heartbroken for future families that are going to be in my family’s shoes as a result” of Gov. Bill Lee not enacting a mask mandate.
State Representative Gloria Johnson relays the thoughts of a Tennessee teacher whose husband is in critical care and whose brother in law just died of COVID, both of whom are/were also teachers.
Rep. Vincent Dixie talks about how Gov. Bill Lee’s “survival of the fittest” tactic has landed Tennessee in the position of being the worst place in the world to be for #COVID19.
“IT’S LIKE SOMETHING OUT OF A MOVIE”
Metropolitan Nashville Police Department has released Officer Sipos’ BODY CAM footage of the moment the Nashville Bombing occurred. They demonstrated heroic courage and calm under pressure.
N-word using, Confederate flag picture-posting TULLAHOMA alderman JENNA AMACHER invokes Shakespeare to defend her “COMEDY”🤔, says “diversity” should also give cover to her racism. Jaw-Droppingly ignorant stuff right here, y’all.
For the final episode of the year, Anna and Aftyn dig into how the Democratic party should utilize three winning progressive policies to bring new folks in. Embrace an economic populist message and distribute LEGALIZE IT bumper stickers across the country: is it that simple? Happy holidays and the girls will see y’all in 2021! #KeepItGritty
LISTEN 🎧 "How do you walk away from the pandemic not radicalized…we have lost the labor core of our message, THE PEOPLE CORE."@louisiannamal & @AftynBehn talk about how Dems should center a populist Workers Wages & Weed message on @gritspodcast.
— The Tennessee Holler (@TheTNHoller) December 19, 2020
State Representative Gloria Johnson talks with Christina Henry, a teacher in Anderson County, Tennessee whose husband is in critical care for COVID in Kentucky, and whose brother-in-law recently passed away from COVID, also both teachers. Tennessee is now the worst place in the world to be for COVID19 under the poor leadership of Governor Bill Lee. Christina and Representative Johnson talk about how the different responses between Governor Andy Beshear of Kentucky and our own Governor Lee have affected the health outcomes of the residents of each respective state.
CLIP: "My heart is telling me that the reason my husband was able to get a spot on an ECMO in Kentucky is because of the early measures that were put in place."
— The Tennessee Holler (@TheTNHoller) December 22, 2020