2021-02-11 14:31:30

Thom Hartmann: Filibuster is Anti-Democratic

Does the filibuster has a place in democracy? Thom Hartmann explains how the racist history of the filibuster does not serve democracy.

Is it really democratic that one senator can stop popular legislation from passing through the filibuster? Why was the filibuster used to stop civil rights legislation repeatedly?

--

The Thom Hartmann Program covers diverse topics including immigration reform, government intrusion, privacy, foreign policy, and domestic issues. More people listen to or watch the TH program than any other progressive talk show in the world! Join them.

 

The Thom Hartmann Program is on Free Speech TV every weekday from 12-3 pm EST.

 

Missed an episode? Check out TH on FSTV VOD anytime or visit the show page for the latest clips.

 

#FreeSpeechTV is one of the last standing national, independent news networks committed to advancing progressive social change. 

 

#FSTV is available on Dish, DirectTV, AppleTV, Roku, Sling and online at freespeech.org

 

Civil Rights Democracy Democrats Filibuster Republicans The Thom Hartmann Program Thom Hartmann

Politics

The Thom Hartmann Program

Trickle-down Authoritarianism Has to Stop

Trickle-down Authoritarianism Has to Stop

The David Pakman Show

Republican Bookkeeper Dead of COVID, Didn't Share Password with Anybody

Republican Bookkeeper Dead of COVID, Didn't Share Password with Anybody

The David Pakman Show

Imagine If the United States Had Proportional Representation

Imagine If the United States Had Proportional Representation

The David Pakman Show

Steve Bannon Admits He Conspired with Trump to Plan Jan 6 Rally

Steve Bannon Admits He Conspired with Trump to Plan Jan 6 Rally

Related

The Thom Hartmann Program

Roots of the Haitian Crisis Exposed

Roots of the Haitian Crisis Exposed

The Thom Hartmann Program

Trickle-down Authoritarianism Has to Stop

Trickle-down Authoritarianism Has to Stop

The Thom Hartmann Program

Senator Whitehouse Exposes Plot To Seize Supreme Court

Senator Whitehouse Exposes Plot To Seize Supreme Court

The Thom Hartmann Program

Can China Survive Default?

Can China Survive Default?

Proud Partners