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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
 
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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
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