The United States is what we call a “federal system” in which they are two layers of government: federal/national and state. How do these two layers interact? Kevon and Phil will explain.
Looking for a summer job? The Supreme Court has a vacancy, but it’s not really easy to get an interview.
Do you object to that joke? Trust us: our humor cannot be overruled. As you’ve guessed, it’s time to look at the Supreme Court once again.
Put on your flowing black robes and your replica Justice Ginsberg neckwear because we’re going to court!
Hillary Clinton is a known–and oftentimes, hated–quantity in politics. What else can we say about her that hasn’t already said, except, perhaps, that a vote for a third-party candidate isn’t necessarily a vote for her.
No, wait, someone already said that, too.
Bernie Sanders wants to be the Democratic nominee for the US presidential election, but should you vote for him? Kevon and Phil discuss some important topics and whether or not Bernie’s answers to political issues align with God’s answers for reality.
The “Leader of the Free World,” the Commander in Chief, the “Most Important Man (so far) on Earth”: is that all there is to being President?
And what happened in Colorado that’s got everyone, especially Donald Trump, so angry? It’s time to take a deeper look at the “democratic” process by which we choose candidates for the presidential election.
Mentioned in the Episode
The Gist w/ Mike Pesca – Episode #473 – Good discussion of delegates vs. states / Language warning
Common Sense w/ Dan Carlin – Episode #304 “Speed Dating for Delegates” – Great explanation of Colorado’s shenanigans
Denver Post – “Colorado Republicans cancel presidential vote at 2016 caucus” (Posted: August 25, 2015/Updated April 11, 2016)
ISideWith.com – A decent survey of your political leanings, comparing your leanings with with those of presidential candidates and political parties
The Hill – “GOP official: The party chooses the nominee, not the voters” (Posted: March 16, 2016)
Real Clear Politics – “Former CO GOP Chair: Message We’re Sending Is ‘Your Vote Doesn’t Matter And Your Voice Doesn’t Count'” (Posted: April 11, 2016)