#1002 Merrick Garland and the fight for the Supreme Court

Air Date: 03-29-2016

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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

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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