Tag Archives: Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Episode 73–United States of Exhaustion

As if the stakes weren’t high enough, Ruth Bader Ginsburg is dead. In this episode, Alabama Liberal takes you through why the prospect of a 6-3 conservative court is so terrifying, and then the United States of Exhaustion–not only the mood in the country right now but the 5 stages of dealing with a Republican… Read More »

Why Obama Should NOT Go for the Recess Appointment

Quick legal summary: When there is a vacancy on The Supreme Court, the President gets the power to nominate a replacement. If they filibuster his nominee, it doesn’t get through, and he could technically not fill that vacancy even if they filibuster all his nominees for years. [Although so far a nominee has never been filibustered.] However, if congress is in… Read More »