#780 Congress just got slightly less unmitigatedly horrific (Filibuster)

The obscure Senate procedural rule called the filibuster has been almost imperceptibly tweaked. Naturally, it's being hailed as a major victory for democracy and likened to nuclear war.

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: It's Time to go 'Nuclear' on the Filibuster! - Thom Hartmann - Air Date: 11-20-13

Ch. 3: Song 1: You're Not Going Anywhere - Out of It

Ch. 4: Act 2: Harry Reid presses the button - All In with Chris Hayes - Air Date: 11-21-13

Ch. 5: Song 2: I Dare You - African Elephants

Ch. 6: Act 3: Reid Finally Realizes GOP Will Never Work With Democrats - Young Turks - Air Date: 11-22-13

Ch. 7: Song 3: Game Over - Spy Kids 3-D (Music from the Motion Picture)

Ch. 8: Act 4: The Floodgates are Open - Rachel Maddow - Air Date: 11-22-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: Everybody Loves a Happy Ending (iTunes Originals Version) - iTunes Originals: Tears for Fears

Ch. 10: Act 5: FLASHBACK: When Limbaugh Urged Republicans To Use Nuclear Option - Media Matters - Air Date: 11-21-13

Ch. 11: Song 5: Everybody Loves a Happy Ending (iTunes Originals Version) - iTunes Originals: Tears for Fears

Ch. 12: Act 6: Taking The Nuclear Option - CounterSpin - Air Date: 11-29-13

Ch. 13: Song 6: I'm Against It - Paris Hollywood

Ch. 14: Act 7: 'Democrats Will Rue' Using 'Nuclear Option', Says Krauthammer - Young Turks - Air Date: 11-29-13

Ch. 15: Song 7: Impressed - Left of the Middle

Ch. 16: Act 8: Congressional Baby Steps - Rachel Maddow - Air Date: 12-03-13


Ch. 17: Trans episode was too rudimentary - Tracy from Columbia, MO

Ch. 18: The trans issue perplexes me - Anonymous

Ch. 19: A few thoughts on the trans episode - Melissa from New York

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 20: Final comments on changing the paradigm of understanding around gender and biology

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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