The Best Democracy Money Can Buy

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7:00 PM, Thursday, June 22, 2017
Location: Tacoma (click for map)

LOCATION – Showing on Thursday only – 606 Fawcett Avenue, Tacoma, Grand Cinema Theater

When Donald Trump says, “This election is rigged”- he should know. His buddies are rigging it. Rolling Stone investigative reporter Greg Palast busted Jeb Bush for stealing the 2000 election by purging Black voters from Florida’s electoral rolls. Now Palast is back to take a deep dive into the Republicans’ dark operation, Crosscheck, designed to steal a million votes by November. Crosscheck is controlled by a Trump henchman, Kris Kobach, Kansas Secretary of State who claims his computer program has identified 7.2 million people in 29 states who may have voted twice in the same election–a felony crime. The catch? Most of these “suspects” are minorities-in other words, mainly Democratic voters. Yet the lists and the evidence remain “confidential.” Palast and his investigative partner Leni Badpenny do what it takes to get their hands on the data, analyzing it to find the names of nearly one million Americans about to lose their vote by November.They hunt down and confront Kobach with the…

Rolling Stone investigative reporter Greg Palast busted Jeb Bush for stealing the 2000 election by purging Black voters from Florida’s electoral rolls. Now Palast is back to take a deep dive into the Republicans’ dark operation, Crosscheck–designed to steal a million minority votes by November–and the billionaires who finance it

Sponsors: Note - Event showing is free, seats available on first come basis.  Donations accepted to help pay for the theater and screening.  Facilitated discussion following the screening.

Release Year: 2016

Running Time: 114 min

Director: Greg Palast

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