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Nicholas Perkins on Losing His Brother Steve to Police Violence (Guests: Nicholas Perkins and Shelly Bradley)

Josh and David open with a discussion about the Colorado Supreme Court kicking former President Donald Trump off the ballot in the state, and the former president’s recent inflammatory comments.

Nicholas Perkins joins the show to discuss the tragic shooting of his brother Steve Perkins by Decatur police officers. Nicholas discussed who his brother was as a person, his doubts about the official police story of what happened, and how his family is coping in the aftermath of Steve’s death.

Shelly Bradley, the executive director of the Blackbelt Unincorporated Wastewater Program, to discuss efforts to improve the well-documented wastewater treatment issues in Alabama’s Black Belt region. And Josh and David close with this week’s Rightwing Nut of the Week.

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