Last week when the Senate failed to fix the filibuster, I promised a more in-depth look into the practice – and to get to the bottom of the truth behind the filibuster rules. We did just that this morning. I was joined on the show by Dr. Gregory Koger, assistant professor of Political Science at the University of Miami, and author of the book Filibustering: A Political History of Obstruction in the House and Senate. The discussion does get a bit wonky in places, but he answers all of my questions about the dreaded procedure.
Cultural HERstorian of She’s History, Amy Simon, told us about some inspirational females – including the amazing Malala Yousafzai, who spoke on camera for the first time since being shot point blank in the head by the Taliban in Pakistan.
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And I spoke with Crooks and Liars‘ John Amato about the USPS announcing they’ll stop Saturday delivery, and the recent revelations about drones, torture and the killing of Americans without due process. Just another day in paradise….