Tag Archives: Neil Gorsuch

“Winning is Easy…” (Ep 91)

Taking a cue from VP Mike Pence’s love of theatre, the gang discusses the difficulties of actually running a government, the recent developments in Syria, and Neil Gorsuch’s new promotion.

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Only Republicans “Forced” The Nuclear Option

by Kevin Kelton

In the days since Senate Republicans voted to overturn the Democrat’s filibuster and confirm SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch on a mostly party-line 54-44 vote, I’ve seen many respected journalists and not-so-respected bloggers describe the event as the Democrats “forcing” the GOP to invoke the nuclear option.

The Democrats did nothing of the kind.

What did happen is, the GOP voluntarily and willfully broke the long-standing rules of the senate by arbitrarily rewriting them. Continue reading Only Republicans “Forced” The Nuclear Option

Pence: Table for Two? (Ep. 90)

This “More Perfect Union” podcast covers the reasons why Congress may be hesitant to give Michael Flynn immunity (and rumors of his tryst with a sexy Russian translator named Svetlana), Mike Pence’s reluctance to dining with sexy American women other than his wife, D.J.’s attraction to a not-so-sexy carbon emissions tax, and whether or not the Trump campaign incited violence at its rallies. Then Rebekah reveals the one thing that will ultimately bring Donald Trump down.

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More Perfect, After Dark: The Nuclear Option

In this “After Dark” episode, the gang shares some laughs about President Trump and share some juicy theories about what Rep. Devin Nunes told the president and why it’s such a secret. Then things get serious when talking about Neil Gorsuch, Merrick Garland, and the liberal/conservative divide over the open SCOTUS seat.

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A Stolen Seat; A System Betrayed

By Rebekah Chodoff Kuschmider

So, I’ve been stewing since Sunday night. For those of you who tuned in to The More Perfect Union “After Dark” episode that was released this week, you were treated to a heated and emotional discussion between myself, Kevin, and Helena about the state of the Supreme Court nominating process. It was in the middle of that discussion when I realized how deep my feelings of anger and betrayal actually are regarding the nomination and subsequent treatment of Merrick Garland last year.

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Another Kent State

Episode 77 of The More Perfect Union podcast series looks at the Berkeley protests over alt-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos, the outlook for a Democratic filibuster of the president’s Supreme Court nominee, why Trump is winning the political debate over his Muslim ban policy, and the real significance of the “Bowling Green Massacre” and Frederick Douglas gaffes.

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