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(2016/03/29) Merrick Garland and the fight for the Supreme Court

March 29, 201672 min
Edition #1002 Today we take a look at the power of the Supreme Court, the importance of getting the right people on the bench and the unfortunate reality that Merrick Garland is not someone that progressives should be supporting   Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill 00:00:30 Ch. 2: Act 1: A curious definition of 'balance' - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 2-19-16 Ch. 3: Song 1: Miss You - The Rolling Stones 00:02:41 Ch. 4: Act 2: The importance of the Supreme Court - We the Podcast with Rep. @keithellison - Air Date 3-16-16 Ch. 5: Song 2: Company Town - Andrew McKnight 00:12:11 Ch. 6: Act 3: Is the Supreme Court too Supreme? - @DecodeDC - Air Date 3-17-16 Ch. 7: Song 3: Final Say - Jb Congdon 00:25:58 Ch. 8: Act 4: Merrick Garland...Consensus Candidate Or Sacrificial Lamb? - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 03-16-16 Ch. 9: Song 4: Close To Me [Closet Remix] - The Cure 00:28:21 Ch. 10: Act 5: Fox Makes Fun of Obama for Picking a Conservative Nominee - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 03-18-16 Ch. 11: Song 5: We Know Better - Bend Sinister 00:37:04Ch. 12: Act 6: Merrick Garland didn't uphold Habeas Corpus when he had the chance - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 3-18-16 Ch. 13: Song 6: Suffering of the Innocents - Squire Tuck 00:39:17 Ch. 14: Act 7: Republican: Confirm SCOTUS Nominee Without NRA Approval? NO WAY! - @DavidPakmanShow - Air Date: 03-21-16 Ch. 15: Song 7: Race to the Bottom - Tom Clairmont 00:44:11 Ch. 16: Act 8: Why Merrick Garland Is Terrible - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 03-22-16 Voicemails 00:58:40 Ch. 17: Voting system is not part of American education - Greg from New Hampshire 00:59:55 Ch. 18: Explaining socialism - Colin from Cleveland, OH 01:03:40 Ch. 19: Energy and recycling - Allen from Connecticut Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics 01:05:28 Ch. 20: Final comments on the relative co2 emmissions of wood or corn stoves vs oil Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!

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