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Context And Clarity- A Political History Podcast
41 minutes | Mar 8, 2021
Chuck and Karen discuss the history of the filibuster. Some interesting historical filibusters. And how we think we could fix it! https://www.nationalgeographic.com/history/article/origins-of-filibuster-united-states-senate https://www.factcheck.org/2018/01/durbin-filibuster-myth/ https://history.house.gov/Blog/2020/June/6-11-Filibuster/#:~:text=The%20previous%20question%20motion%20originated,Congress%20(1789%E2%80%931791).&text=If%20the%20previous%20question%20motion%20failed%2C%20the%20House%20would%20end,move%20on%20to%20other%20business. https://www.politifact.com/article/2020/aug/04/history-filibuster-jim-crow-relic/ https://news.gallup.com/opinion/polling-matters/329645/americans-historically-support-massive-stimulus-spending.aspx https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Fk-OVM8-qp_xj1ZnFRFA4Ps-Z2lVx_CuCgSUGlMcxe0/edit https://listverse.com/2018/11/01/10-wildest-filibusters-in-history/ https://harvardjol.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/17/2013/10/Bondurant_Article1.pdf https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/RL/RL30360 https://listverse.com/2018/11/01/10-wildest-filibusters-in-history/ https://scholarship.law.duke.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1682&context=faculty_scholarship https://guides.loc.gov/federalist-papers/full-text https://www.brookings.edu/testimonies/the-history-of-the-filibuster/
87 minutes | Jan 19, 2021
The President and the Power to Pardon EP 27
Chuck and Karen unravel the history of presidential pardons and discuss many of America’s most controversial pardons. They also unpack what it means for the current (for now) President. They amuse themselves way too much and probably offend everyone. They also ramble a bit. (Disclaimer, neither are attorneys, so our words should not be construed as legal advice) #Presidential History #Presidential Pardons #History #US History # US Presidents #Pirates #Capitol Uprising #Capitol #Banter #Presidential Power Music: Taylor Walters (Old Guard): Get So Sick-used with permission Sources 1.https://www.whitehousehistory.org/the-history-of-the-pardon-power 2.https://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1786&context=ulj 3.https://www.bloombergquint.com/business/andrew-johnson-s-abuse-of-pardons-was-relentless Copyright © BloombergQuint 4.https://www.nationalgeographic.com/history/2020/12/controversial-history-presidential-pardons-from-watergate-to-whiskey-rebellion/#close 5.https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/first-presidential-pardon-pitted-hamilton-against-george-washington-180964659/ 6.https://www.whitehousehistory.org/the-history-of-the-pardon-power Legal Arguments for Felony Murder .Felony Murder and the Storming of the Capitol Capitol Quotes :Quotations and Inscriptions Found on Capitol Hill | AOC 9q6rHBGb3THsu45HqbFc
63 minutes | Jan 8, 2021
The Rambling Return
Context and Clarity returns with an exceptionally talkative Karen and weary Chuck. An improvisational episode where Chuck and Karen react to the attempted coups of the United States Capitol.
29 minutes | Jun 1, 2019
What is a Constitutional Crisis?
Karen and Chuck attempt to define “Constitutional crisis.” They fact check a meme. Chuck chats (also know as a rant). Karen talks civility-what it is and what it isn’t.
22 minutes | Apr 19, 2019
Chuck and Karen talk PACs and Dark Money. As usual, Chuck tries to steal the last word and Karen sighs again. Several times.
17 minutes | Mar 30, 2019
Show notes: Chuck and Karen talk about the history of brib-we mean lobbying . Karen can barely get it together to start the show, and Chuck doesn’t really know what is going on
43 minutes | Mar 21, 2019
Special Investigations Part Two
Chuck and Karen finish up their episode on Presidents and special investigations. Chuck makes Karen want to scream. Which is nothing new.
29 minutes | Mar 1, 2019
Special Investigations Part One
Chuck plays Karen’s new game and they both go through some of history’s presidential special investigations and laugh at the interesting names within. Because they are basically twelve. And cannot stop giggling over the word heinie.
36 minutes | Feb 23, 2019
A Brief History of U.S. Relations With N.Korea. (Or Don and Kim: A Love Story)
Chuck and Karen learn a bit about North Korea and go over the timeline of US/North Korea relations. They also talk about the cult of personality (something Chuck is quite familiar with). Chuck gets the last word in and irritates Karen. A lot.
43 minutes | Feb 17, 2019
Trump's Emergency. Can He Do That? Yep (for now) and Why.
Chuck and Karen go into the history of executive action and the nuances between different types of orders, especially emergency declarations. They discuss President Trump's Emergency Declaration.They also decide whether or not the President can be compared to whipped cream. Karen gets fired up, Chuck is astounded (again) to learn Karen was born in the hospital Harry Truman died in.
12 minutes | Feb 9, 2019
Context and Clarity
Chuck and Karen get a little serious and talk about the important reason they changed the name of the show. Karen admits she is wrong and Chuck admits he is biased.
23 minutes | Jan 31, 2019
You're Fired! Trump Staff Turnover.
Karen gets Chuck excited by telling him the show is going to be about turnovers. When he realizes it is not the flaky pastry but Trump she is talking about, he gets sad.
25 minutes | Jan 24, 2019
State of the Union history
Chuck and Karen discuss the evolution of the State of the Union address, the hospital Karen was born in, and of course, Johnson.
56 minutes | Jan 20, 2019
Sorry Folks, the Government is Closed.
Karen and Chuck discuss government shutdowns, past, present. Why this one is different and potential consequences.
63 minutes | Dec 28, 2018
Chuck and Karen reflect on their favorite and least favorite episodes and their podcast journey through the year and make a couple of big announcements.
29 minutes | Dec 18, 2018
Karen and Chuck discuss Christmas stories, political regret and how guilt can be good. And what matters most.
33 minutes | Dec 3, 2018
Election Fraud Part 3
The annoying statistical nightmare that finally ends Karen’s series on election fraud...I mean Chuck and Karen finish their discussion on election tampering. They also talk Putin and PAPER.
49 minutes | Nov 22, 2018
Election Series 2 - Just the Facts
Karen and Chuck talk about fraud claims from the left and right. We address gerrymandering, voter ID laws, Crosscheck, voter impersonation and all the thing that happen in Florida.
18 minutes | Nov 20, 2018
Free Bird- A History of Turkey Pardons
Chuck and Karen examine the fowl innards of the turkey pardons.
57 minutes | Nov 14, 2018
What Did We Just Do? History of Voting and Voter Fraud (Part 1 of 3)
After the dust settles on the mid-terms, Karen and Chuck take a look at how voting has evolved since our founding. Bloodbaths, Mobs and Cults, oh my!
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