Bills episode 4: Should the US temporarily defund the United Nations?

In under fifteen minutes we discuss the implications of defunding the United Nations under the proposed United Nations Review and Accounting Act (HR 264). This discussion ranges from a cost-benefit analysis of the UN to an analysis of current events in US and international politics. … More Bills episode 4: Should the US temporarily defund the United Nations?

Bills Episode 3: Should James Mattis be confirmed as Secretary of Defense?

In this episode we discuss the current debate on the house and senate floor of whether or not there should be an exception to the United States Code to allow recently retired General James Mattis into the Secretary of Defense position. On top of reviewing arguments on both sides of the isle, we will discuss James Mattis’ qualifications for the job. … More Bills Episode 3: Should James Mattis be confirmed as Secretary of Defense?

Bills Episode 2: What about judicial review?

In this episode we discuss House Bill 76: Separation of Powers Restoration Act of 2017. The act creates a new purpose for executive agencies in the process of judicial review. Its proponents argue that agencies have too much power, power that extends their constitutional limits, while the other side believes that agencies need to clarify complex definitions to the court. … More Bills Episode 2: What about judicial review?

Bills Episode 1: Is it a president’s responsibility to pay for security?

In this episode, I review the 114th Congress’s HR 6506. If passed this bill would require presidents to pay for security when on any property they own. … More Bills Episode 1: Is it a president’s responsibility to pay for security?