Episode

9/30 The Hidden History of the Supreme Court & the Betrayal of America w/ Thom Hartmann

September 30, 2019

Thom Hartmann (@Thom_Hartmann), progressive radio host and author, joins Sam to discuss his latest book, The Hidden History of the Supreme Court and the Betrayal of AmericaMichael Brooks hosts the Fun Half for members.

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Thom Hartmann (@Thom_Hartmann), progressive radio host and author, joins Sam to discuss his latest book, The Hidden History of the Supreme Court and the Betrayal of AmericaWhile the Supreme Court frequently strikes down laws, that power was not part of its originally intended purview. In this book, Hartmann traces the history of the SCOTUS and “judicial review” as a concept, and argues why and how the citizens of the US should take back this power for themselves.

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