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The Turtle and the Filibuster

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Mitch McConnell threatens to do what he’s already done if the filibuster goes away. But what is the filibuster and should it be there?

And a growing number of migrant children are coming to the border alone without parents.

Okay, it's news to us live on a dobe radio. The turtle and the filibuster. Mitch McConnell is threatening to do what he's already been doing if the filibuster goes away. He's threatening to make the Senate stop doing things, which is I mean, that's pretty much all that happened when miss McConnell's in charge of the Senate. And then also a growing number of migrant children are coming to the border alone, without parents, and this is the first big thing happening with the Biden Administration. Will tell you what's happening there. There's a lot of people who are upset about this on both sides. Will tell you why. It might not be all Biden's fault, and maybe some of it is. Here we go radio. All right, we got a full house. Everybody's here. Jason's back from assignment. He was gone next week or last week. Yeah, I was on assignment Chris this year. Ladies here. Well, I was the assignment. I was in Tanzania. Oh, yeah, what you do in Tanzania? I was looking for pirates gold. Okay, and that was related to the show or not. I don't remember. It was. I was on assignment. Okay, as you find the gold, I cannot disclose what I found or did not find. I feel like Jason is saying words he doesn't know the definitions. I know he's like reading. I'M gonna Gona look up a dictionary after the show. Who's holding those q cards and how are you managing to read them? Damn it, damn it. All right. Well, let's see what's happening on social media, because there's a lot to get to. Are We el idw radio follow which news to us on twitter? Yes, well, so there's I thought this is kind of funny. So well, you know, there's some humor in this, I should say so. During the January six US capital violence, there was this guy that was he entered the capital building and he looks exactly like Rick Moranis and it's in honey. I shrunk the kids and the FBI've tweeted out this photo of this guy that looks exactly like Rick Moranis and the trying to find him and the Internet just went crazy about it. So I thought that was all. You know what you can find. It's crazy that Rick Moranis was trending on twitter two times in the past year. I know when I first saw that Rick Moranis was it was trending on twitter. I was like, Oh no, did he die? Oh God, I got hit. He up beat up again. Yeah, he just got. Now's your Rye does? Last Time Rick Moranis is on twitter, you got Muney. I was like eight months ago and I was like, Geez, what does he have? Like? Is He have like three tights to catch a break? I know have Rick Moranis got in the capital. He's the key esther yeah, yes, HMM, and the thank you, Katie. Katie liked it. Jason didn't seem to like it. Jason's laughing inside. I'm laughing out a different tweet. Also on social media. People this week we're criticizing Joe Biden because he ran up the stairs of Air Force One when he was boarding and he tripped, but then he got back up and he ran to the top and saluted. And then, you know, Republicans jumped on this. You're like, the guy can't even walk upstairs. Yeah, but then Donald Trump couldn't even walk down a ramp. I know, right, you haven't be he had to be escorted while you shuffled his feet. I can like forty five minutes, you look like the Penguin and Batman and Robin. And then everyone rem I didn't know this happened, but everyone on the Internet was like, wait a second, didn't like pen's trip when he walked up the stairs of Air Force to. Is that what it's called? Yeah, and he did, and he had. He had a worse fall than then Biden actually. And then people show yeah, you got busted up, didn't me? Yeah, mother was not pleased when that happened. He could no longer get on his knees to serve as mother. Who, excuse me, you wick, it's really not a wow that by services, mother, he meant prey. Yeah. And then, finally, Katie tweeted a poll. Have you lost a loved one, her friend, to the far right or queue conspiracies? And Katie, you should tell us about this poll, because I know that you're very proud of this one. Was a good question. I mean it was quite interesting. Seventy percent of our respondents said yes and only seventeen percent said no and twelve percent said they might.

So that's what roughly seven out of ten people by math. Yeah, yeah, the first for that on the wall. We didn't have any nose. So I was really surprised. So pretty much everybody has lost someone to a to the far right or a queue conspiracy. How about you guys here? Have you lost anybody, a friend or a family member? I haven't lost but they are actively engaged in that. Yeah, that's the question. You understand the question. Wow, come on, I feel like we say lost. That means they're gone forever, I've died. That's right way to shut them away. Oh, I see. I think that you lost them, like they're no part of they're no longer part of your life. I see. So I read that. Maybe this could have been a flawed poll. That know, how you read it? I read it as you know, just anybody who has gone down the rabbit hole and you know, maybe they're still part of your life, but you've kind of lost that part of them. That's how I read it. That's not how I read it. Okay, I see, I see your perspective on that. Yeah, so, fuck you, stop jumping the conclusion now. I've lost lost a few. Yeah, say, have you? Yeah, Chris, yeah, I've Lost Yeah, yeah, I lost someone. Do you guys find it hard to like, like even like these people still some days. Yeah, I mean, yeah, yeah, me too. No, I don't know, not like for the whole day, but just sometimes when they open their mouth it's like shut up. Yeah. So, like you don't want to interact with them. You just want to be friends on facebook and mute their thread. I don't even want to see that. I don't even Realis Mute that Bard. Yeah, that's the worst part of it all. You just mutem so you don't see anything they post. Just be a friend. This is why this makes us get just get off of facebook, all of us. Yeah, are we? Why are we on there anymore? Horrible. Yeah, terrible, parable at form. turrible. Go back to my space. So all right. Well, nearly all of President Biden's ambitious legislative goals at the moment may not happen because of the filibuster. And that is the subject of dirty deeds, the filibuster and why turtles are the biggest threat to the filibuster and indepth look at this week's most important stories. Well, the filibuster. You're going to be hearing more and more about this because of the debate is heating up, and for good reason. But first, what is the filibuster? Katie. I mean this is something that we all learned and and American history class or civics or whatever, but I then you can learned it there. I remember I remember being top and then sort of zoning out. I don't know, I don't remember it at all really. Yeah, it definitely came up in civics. Yeah, right, I copied off of you, I feel like. So we'll see. I'm glad you're gonna that was history a civics, because my school didn't even have civics. So so what is the filibuster? The filibuster is a simple procedural mechanism that allows the minority party to block legislation from advancing in the Senate. So basically, like right now, where we're tied five fifty in the Senate, it makes it we have the tiebreaking vote with Kamala Ha Arras. The Democrats afy one. I'm sorry, sorry what you say? We as just saying the Democrats have the type of Democrats do. Yeah, the Republicans have fifty votes, we have fifty one. The filibuster makes it so that you actually need sixty votes to pass any legislation through the Senate. So you need two thirds. You need two thirds of the Senate. So it used to be something that was used to keep debate open on a legislative item until the Senate voted to close it. So you would actually have to stand on the Senate floor and talk and debate it. So people would stand on the Senate floor and debate for hours and hours and hours. But eventually they got sick of doing that and they basically just quit doing that and now it's just basically every bill is just you just need sixty votes to get it through. So w this sum was simple.

Majority can no longer pass a bill like you used to be. Yeah, pretty much. And that's what the critics of the filibusters say, is that it's undemocratic because it empowers the minority to block the will of the voters, the American public. Yeah, even Barack Obama in two thousand and eighteen said, quote, adding the Filibuster has made it almost impossible to effectively govern earn at a time when you have at least one party that is not willing to compromise on issues, and that's what we've seen a lot, especially, you know, during his administration, with that was the beginning of the obstruction, with Mitch McConnell. I feel like in the last ten years you really saw the filibusters start becoming more of a thing. I remember senators going on the floor and they would read books. Remember that. They'd go for day hours without taking a break. Yeah, now they're not even doing it. Yeah, now they don't even do that. Don't even have to do that. They don't even have to earn it, like they just say no. So Lazy with it now. And this was all like when, when Barack Obama took office, Mitch McConnell and the geop made a pack. It was like they're no compromise, packed that Obama would get zero legislation through, and that's when things started getting really bad with the filibuster. But Turtle, the turtle is Moscow. Mitch has really abused the The filibuster more than anybody right. Yeah, I mean it was pretty bad before, I think. I think it was getting to the point where, I mean it could have been a questionable thing before, but Mitch McConnell's really abused to the privilege. You think new Gingrich was the grandfather of geop politics. Now but we're seeing Yesho that obstruction with new kingridge. That's all I'm going to say. Okay, yeah, I think so, but I mean we can go down that worst wilibuster goes. You, King Ridge was speaker of the house, so he didn't have anything to do with the right, but I just metal politics in general it. Yeah, yeah, I blame you, King Rich. Yeah, mean and rush limbaugh. Yeah, well, as far as monst arrest his soul. HMM. Yes. Well, you know, right now, with the with the Filibuster, still an in in effect, there are a lot of popular policies that Democrats have no chance of passing because of the Philip Buster, like equal pay, debt, Free College, Gun Violence Reform, protection or prevention, whatever you want US call it, an increase of minimum wage, universal prek climate issues, like pretty much anything you can think of, infrastructure, infrastruct all this stuff is not going to do. In rights, literally anything that that helps this country is not going to happen. Yeah, pretty much. Yeah, and the only reason that Biden was able to get his package, his coronavirus package, through was because of reconciliation, and we talked about this on a previous show, was that he was able to skirt around that because of the budget right so that's the only way that you are able to get legislation passed in the Senate nowadays is reconciliation. Yeah, I mean the Senate literally does nothing these days because of MS McConnell. Hasn't anything. Only the only time he'd the Filibuster doesn't work is nominations. Right, yeah, but interesting story. The Mitch McConnell actually changed the rules on that to benefit him when he was Senate majority leader. MMM, when it came to judge nominations. HMM. Yeah, so he got rid of the filibuster when it came to nominations. Yeah, for for judges, cabin on stuff. Yeah, wow, so, yeah, as so I. So how do we get rid of the filibuster? What do we do? And should we? And should we? How? A fair question, I mean, like to me it sounds like we should. But what are the arguments against it? Like why? Why would we keep it? Because then, I guess, well, when the go ahead? I read a OP ED in the Washington Post from I think it was Ruth Marcus, who is arguing against getting rid of it because, you know, once is gone, then assuming one day Republicans retake the House and Senate and the presidency, then they'll be able to pass whatever they want and there won't be any mechanism to stop them,...

...which, you know, is a valid point. But I don't think that it's sufficient to argue against eliminating the filibuster because, you know, we will have to cross that bridge when we get there, for Republicans to take control of both the House and the Senate and the presidency. You know, there's no saying when that will happen next. You know, it might not happen for another ten or twelve years or more. Just happens really yeah, but there's no saying when it'll happen next. And you know, and it happened in four years, but it might you know, it might be three or four or more presidential cycles. We don't know so well. You know, say that we shouldn't be able to get anything done today because of what might possibly happen in the future isn't doesn't work for me. I would argue that if Democrats were able to actually implement their policies and actually make government work for the people, Republicans wouldn't have much of a like way to be elected ever again. Right. Yeah, yeah, that that is that's what I was going to bring up to because also with the a lot like voter reform is is something that Democrats really need to get past to end all the jerrymandering and all the voter suppression. If they're able to get that through because the filibuster is gone, that is going to make it really difficult for Republican to win office or have a majority in either the house or the Senate, because we know how bad they hard for them to cheat. Yeah, they can't cheat anymore. That's why they're fight. That's really why they're fighting tooth and nail like for the Filibuster to stay there. Is because they know it's like their last life blood. In my opinion, I don't know what. So what happened back in two thousand and seventeen when Republicans were trying to dismantle the affordable care act? Why didn't Democrats, you know, use the filibuster? I remember then, you know, watching late like to two in the morning John McCain walk up and do a thumbs down and it was just a majority vote. Like why wasn't that two thirds majority? Like why didn't? Why didn't Democrats use the Filibuster at that point? Like what happened? Do you guys know? Like real question. I don't remember, but I don't think it's a two thirds vote. It's a three fifths. You need sixty votes. Oh sorry, sorry, votes. Yeah, and I think they held enough majority at that time, didn't they know? Oh No, I know what it was. So not only have the Senate at this point eliminated the filibuster for judicial nominees, they've also eliminated it. Eliminated it for something called budget reconciliation, which is like this idea that you know, passing some sort of budget is to pressing to be held up and has to go through. And you know, if the senators, if they're party in power, is clever enough, they're often able to kind of wrap in or bundle whatever measure they're trying to pass with inside but budget reconciliation, and we talked about that last week. So did they have it tied to the reconciliation vote then? I mean, fel these a don't quote me, but I believe. Yeah, I believe that is that's pretty shitty mechanism they were using. That's Super Shitty. Well, that's what they did. The turtle is right now Moscow, Mitch, Senate Minority Leader as like to point that out. He is a threatening the Democrats right now, saying if you get rid of the Filibuster, the Senate is going to just he's going to pull out every stop he can, procedural or delays, to turn the Senate, he says, into a one hundred car pile up if they's already a one. Yeah, well, are we doing right? They don't do it. He Ba basically more than a hundred percent. He's like, if you, if you do what your say, if what you say you're going to do, my threat to you is I will continue doing what I'm already doing. All right, I don't what is that threat? Here he is on the floor. So let me say that's very clearly for all nine and out of my colleagues. Okay, nobody, don't take me servings. And this trember can even begin? Can even begin to imagine what a completely scorch or son it would look like?...

We've already seen it, you dickhead. I mean, way to go to be a public servant. Yeah, I mean, what the what the hell are you're really you're not doing you're not doing anything. Why would gorge a scardener sent it. All you're doing is hurting the American people at this point. We need help, we need we need we need progressive things past that will actually in Rish people's lives. And he's saying no, I'M gonna stop all or I'm a turtle. All right, if you do this, you'll take away my income. You can't do that. I still prefer to thick of him as strippy dog. None of us have served one minute and a sun that was completely drained of comedy and concern. Wow, this is an institution that requires your not I'm just going to up to try the life one before noon. Now shut up. Now he's trying to be funny. I don't want to hear any more of his BS. But yeah, Miss McConnell saying he's threatening it and his colleagues are not buying it. Senate Majority Whip, Dick Durban Democrat Illinois, he shrugged off this threat, saying, quote, he, he, Mitch McConnell has already done that. He's proven he can do it and they'll do it again. I assume you know. Yeah, so, I don't know. It's so. So he's threatening to just not do anything'ch McConnell, well, what's new? Yeah, can that man fucking like retire right? His Is Fred is always like I I'll just not do anything like that. We elect you assholes to do things. Yeah, they haven't. He hasn't done anything for a while except for the people that line his pockets. It's an operation, an assault on Americans and American democracy. Really, I won't do are if her. I'm just not going to do mad jove, it's true. You, like I said, I blame new gingridge for all of this, I think. Yeah, I'm with Chason on man. Thank you. I blame him too. Yeah, it really goes back to the King Ridge. But it all started on downhill. Mitch McConnell also said that if the filibuster goes away, he said there will be a hell Scape for Democrats. As soon as Republicans take back the majority in the Senate. Will Ram through policy deeply opposed a Democrats, like defunding plan parent, who, losing the gun restrictions and expanding anti abortion legislafe. He'll scape and scoresture. Do you think McConnell just rounded mad back scurry road like you wrote that? Yeah, yeah, I even, like I said, like they will be bleach he'll bidles playing base star will be spring chrome into each other's mouths and I might even bleach my Ashole. My good so bad. I think once people in red states actually had like access to things like planned parenthood and abortions and you know, things like that, and like actual healthcare and in decent price on the exchanges, in Medicaid. I mean, I don't think they'd have a chance ever again. But it's going to be a Hellscape, I'm telling you. Broke back mound playing at every cinema. That's what's gonna as what? That's what the Democrats will ooh, yeah, I wasn't following you there. That's all right, that's a Republican if I don't anyways, welcome back to its news to us. So a growing number of migrants are arriving at the US Mexico border and many are seeking asylum, but the government's not prepared for the huge influx of children, and the Biden administration is coming under fire. Fire. We'll talk about it right now. Second part of dirty deeds and in depth. Look at this week's most important stories. Yeah, so border patrol. Yeah, have said that they've detained over elevenzero miners who were by themselves trying to cross the border legally in the first three weeks of March alone, illegally. Illegally, they're trying to cross the border that I think it's like four or five hundred kids a day they're detaining currently that are trying to cross the border without their mothers and fathers. Yeah, these are board patrol agents. They're saying they doing the best, the best they can to keep up with these kids, but they're...

...not equipped to keep up for to care for all these kids. And, coincidentally, you know, the trump administration dramatically reduce the size of the shelter systems that houses the kids at the border. So threw them all in cage? Yea Right, no, they they close the border completely, didn't even allow them to come back. A lot of times they just said no and sent them back, children by themselves, back to Mexico like to God knows what. Yeah, it's a horrible situation, no matter how you look at it. But I mean this is a situation that is really not a shock because it's happened under every president since Obama. This this horrible situation at the border. But I feel like Biden sort of inherited or even worse situation than trump, because trump went in there and canna dismantled all of the progress that was being made and just said no, we're not going to do anything. He had a very inhumane approach to it and said nobody comes in, we're going to separate the kids from the the parents. That way that deters people from coming through. And you know, now we have people who are trying to come to the United States and Biden is kind of waxing some of the rules that the trump administration had and we are looking at I'll call us a transition period. The by administration has to figure out what it's going to do. Right now it's a bit of a mess. It's a huge mess. I mean, I don't know. I mean I'm sure they're doing the best they can. I don't know what else. I mean. I kind of not coming. I don't know what people really expected to happen right like, I think as soon as trump was out of office and we elected Democratic president, like we knew this was going to happen right yeah, like there was going to be a flood at the border. So I mean, yeah, I'm surprised by as the number of unaccompanied minors, like I mean well, and I think the thing that really gets me, like we knew this was going to be a problem. We knew that the trump administration was not this the disclosing information to the incoming Biden administration, like there was no cooperation, like we know that. So the Biden Administration, they came in blind on a lot of things. The covid vaccines roll out, like they didn't really know what was going on there. The border crisis, like this has been an ongoing issue for four or five years now because of trump. But my point, and the thing that really kind of strikes me is as kind of just questionable, is the fact that the Biden Administration is is I'm not saying hiding, but they're not being as transparent as I think they should be in this process. And I think they're getting better with it now, but they were they were trying to keep it close to the vest on this and I think that was the problem. Well, what kind of chaps? My ass is like, what amount of these how many of these people were just shove do on the other side of the border in those camps and trump just left them? They're waiting, you know, so the trump left this problem sitting there. So this was a Republican made problem sitting on the other side of the border. There's thousands of them just sitting in Mexico waiting for God knows what, living it out of tents and squaller for years now, and this problem was left there. And now there's Republicans down there at the border every day holding press conferences saying this is Biden's fall. When? How is this Biden's fall? I mean there's like a deeper issue with immigration. You know, Obama, they were trying to give aid to most of these like Central American nations, that we were giving them money basically to try to stay away. Yeah, well, that's it was actually the build up your economies when people did want to leave it. Yeah, when bought. When Biden was campaigning, he promised to invest four billion dollars in his first term to address the root causes of immigration, and that includes programs and Central American countries to reduce and prevent violence, help farmers set up arrigation systems or change crops and create economic opportunities. That, to me is more billions pocket change these days. I know that one point nine trillion dollar relief package domestically. Well, I mean billion dollars doesn't go as far as he used to. This is a that the Obama administration used to give these countries and it worked, it helped, and trump cut it off. Yeah, I mean because why are we paying other countries? We gotta to be giving his Mug it's our money,...

...we're Americans. Oh wait, now people want to come here because you're not better that money. Like it's all stupid. I don't know. Yeah, I mean a lot of people would argue it's not our like it shouldn't be our problem, but I mean it is. It becomes our problem. Clearly it's a problem right now and like get to the root cause. I mean the people of the border is, it's the symptom of what of the real issue? Yeah, why? So then you go back to to why those countries are in the shape of their and you could trace that back to war on drugs and Reagan and Republican policies from the s right. And they then they blame by Oh, like we created this issue, like this is American made. Oh, and we funded right wing rebels directly through the CIA by selling a ran weapons. Reagan actually came into power because he made a secret deal with the ran to release the hostages. So it ran held onto the hostages until Reagan was in office. That was part of the deal, all right. So in fury the hostages could have got out and Bill Bar was part of that in power. That was our was a part of that. Bill Bard. Yeah, they bill is shoot us. Think pardons back in Christmas is like ninety four, when Bush senior was about to leave office. Yeah, yeah, and you two. Yeah, yeah. So, I mean it's a problem that you cannot pin on Biden. You really can't. And of course Republicans are saying this. Ted Cruise is all over this right now. Of course, in Texas he's the senator and he's saying that the American people must see what's happening at the border. And my wife is ugly, I know. But it's okay because trump said it and he's requesting that members of the media be allowed to join us. And but we have to go to the barder now. Now. Ted a cruise is demay that the meet the media sees the boarder. Remember when the the stories first came out that there were children in cages of the at the Border Republicans were not allowing reporters to go. Look at that. The trump administration were blocking all reporters, but now ted cruiser saying, yeah, let's bring reporters. Now, I'm all about the media. Let's go to the barder. Come on, guys, Yep, just it's shameless, it really is. It's so shameless. The hypocrisy never ends with these assholes. But I don't know if you guys were President and say you had a long time to address and fix this issue, because I don't think for years is long enough, because we haven't seen this problem be solved in one administration, whether it be Republican or Democrat. I mean this is like an issue that needs like a decade or two to be worked out, don't you think? Like, what do you guys think? Why would you address it over time? I mean, it took forty years to put us where we are now. Okay, that's not the question. How would you fix it? If we don't have some bipartisan work done, it's never going to get solved, because if we just keep going back and forth between Republican and Democratic presidents, it's Never gonna you know, we're going to keep switching back and forth between policies, like we have to come up with some in between answers the really serve our country and serve the greater good of the worldwide population. Because, I mean, but that's just not what Republicans are for. I mean, and what's so? So, you know, you're saying, what would we do, like if we have the opportunity that in power, like, what would you do? The in immigration are to stop. You know what's happening, like what's wrong with immigration? I would slow down entry into the United States and bump up aid. Right, but why can't we a wow people into our country? We can allow so many people into our country, but why so many? I mean, we've we have to cap it at some point, you because you don't you know. People want to leave this country, though, like if here's the problem, make it easier to leave the United States, I feel like, because why are we spiling? It would happen, but then it would have to be easier to get into other countries because, yeah, one of maybe the United States. Well, I want to leave here and you know how hard it is. I can't leave here. Hard was it on...

...this? What is the problem with allowing people into the country? There's nothing. I don't care like. I think anybody should be able to come here. I really have no problem with it and I feel like it should be an open order. I think all of the North America, or Canny, Canada, Mexico, United States, I knows a lot of crime, they say, drug lords and loved law. But YOU'RE gonna have too many right, it's some point you're going to have too many workers to support the economy. I don't know about that, because the united us is a really underdeveloped is. But there is a fine line that you draw their like at some point, if we let every person from other countries into the United States just come in freely that wanted to come in, there would be an overwhelming amount of workers are paying taxes. That that assumes that a lot of people. Enough job. That assumes that a lot. If there's not enough jobs, then deal with them their country, right. They don't give aid to someone who's legal citizen, then we have people living in squalor on the streets and not. You know, they still they still. That's when you deport, though. Are Weight on society. That's when you deport that. That's still costs US money. So, but will have more money incoming for all the taxes of people working here that were and I don't know. People who come across the border want to work and they do work. The people who are gree who aren't working aren't working for another reasons that are unrelated people that are coming on a percent but, like I said, like there is, there is a line in the economy where we can only support so much work. There's no line. You better coming making those copies along a lot more than we do. The people that are coming here. If we revamped our aid and what we were doing in their home countries, I think they would choose not to leave their homes. They would rather, much rather live in their homes absolutely and have a chance of having some sort of prosperity, which is why I would bump up aid more. Maybe I don't both ways. I don't think you're incorrect. There is a point where the economy is going to the labor market is going to dilute and it's going to have major ripple effects. But at that point those ripple effects go both ways. If United States doesn't have any more jobs, people are going to stop coming over and if the people already on the side of the fence can't find work, we're there inclining to head back the whole head home. And if you do have people living in squaler throw because are they coming here because of jobs or are they coming here because of safety? It probably cuts both ways. But if you do have a humanitarian situation here in the United States, I would rather have it happening here in the United States, where the United States is in a better position to address it, then on the other side of the world where we can pretend it doesn't exist. Don't you guys think so, that having an influx of workers would would positively impact the oligarchs if they could pay less for Labor. So why are they allowing all this influida way us? That, and that's another problem, is that it also drives down the cost of work and we already have a major issue with that in our country. But why don't where are these your more public Comicans? A lot of Republicans are against immigrants coming over illegally, but then they turn around and they hire the same people because they can pay him cast they hire and pay him under the table without dealing with anything. And I think you can nail on the head because of the more documented workers they are there are, the more that these big corporations are going to have to pay out or, like even small business owners or whatever. But if they coming here legally, they can work legally. That means they're paying taxes. But right now, when they come over here illegally and they get through, a lot of these folks are finding jaws with Republican rich folks, and I'm stereotyping right now, that are paying them under the table and they are not paying taxes on that income. Eddie, I think you're right that there would be a depressing impact on the labor market, but who knows, maybe that'll just give the union movement the jump start that he needs to take back. It's a position that it was held in this country of of expansion and and having some voice in in the economy and Labor Affairs. But up the bottom line is you. I don't think it's...

...a cappelling enough reason not to let people in and at we only, at the end of the day, the it's obvious we're not going to be able to stop people from coming to this country at the southern border if they're determined to do it. They've proved that already. And so if you don't want people coming in over the fence, you got to open the door so we can process these people. And that way you can read a poloy border patrol and you'll know that anybody who's still coming in over the fence are really people you don't want to have in this country. Yes, that makes better and me, because if we're processing the people would be like, you know, put them on short visas, your processing. Open doors. You have three months here and we're going to see what you're doing and if you're not doing what you said you're going to be doing, or if you have to know good you're out of here. We will come and we will find you. But if you're contributing to society, maybe you started a small business, maybe you're like you are working hard, you're contributed taxes, you're harming anybody, what's the problem that? That's what America is. It's a country of commigrants. Our I mean we champion that all the time, right, like we're the land of immigrants, but no, borders are closed, only if your skin is white. You know, when feminism first started to gain a lot of traction in the S and women started to enter the workforce, in mass. The fact is that over for decades, or four decades plus or whatever, of actively the labor market in the United States is doubled. As doubled because half of the adult population was not employed. And now that happens in the labor market. So under and underpaid up. The reason that you have to have both parents working in a situation is that because each individuals making about half as much as that man was making in the s a. You know, I just sit for inflation. Point being that that you take the bad with the good. That was a necessary evil in order to correct an inherit in just I don't know if I laurelate those too, though I see your point and that's an interesting perspective on that. But I feel like corporations haven't kept up with the cost of living and fair pay because they haven't been pressed to. You have, you know, like Amazon, to needed to. I don't know know there's anything. We've been and women being made so they haven't been pressed to. These corporations. Are they lobby this shit? They're getting away with highway robbery like you have like Walmart, and paying minimum wage to the workers and then subsidizing those costs through different social programs like like Medicare and food stamps and all that. Meanwhile, you know, the people at the top of the Walmart Corporation are multibillionaires. There's there's a big flaw in just the way that the economic system is laid out. That, I think, has nothing to do with women uttering out work force, which will we fixed our economic system, maybe immigration wouldn't be such a huge problem. You know, and I feel like our generation maybe, you know, maybe I'm being an optimist here, but we all kind of share the same views, at least on my social circle. Yeah, mine too. Yeah, well, we two same social circle. Yeah, so well, yeah, it's a multi family. I there's a lot of things we can fix and if we got rid of that fucking Filibuster, maybe we could do something. Well, we got rid of the orange turred and that was a big accomplishment. So we lust the TURD. That was huge. We hope this is a good to remember when John Bayner was the biggest storing jazz hole in Washington and he's smokes for the Restaur Obama all time. Dad. Yeah, he like still talked to Obama and tried to work with them still, like they used to have smoke sashes. Yeah, the NICKERERETTE and Merlot meetings. Now it's like the turtle won't even do it, like he just goes into a shell then. Yeah, there's no way he would ever hang out multimillion dollars Shell. Okay, we'll be right back. It's news to us. We were just talking off the air about Jason Potentially running for president and I thought that a gre a song for his campaign. You know how candid it's always they have to pick out like a classic rock song to like go on the trail with before they take the stage. I think under pressure, the the collab between yeah, bowing and Queen would be a great one. That's a good one. Yeah, how can you not argue with that? Right, but...

...what do you think that it means, like I can't handle the pressure. I'm under pressure. Oh, all I feel is pressure. Do you want your candidate to be cool, calm and collected, or feeling like he's under pressure and can't take it? Now, I think I think your candidate would be real. They're yeah, like under pres are hot, big job, but a stuff band am but man, it's not gonna fuck around here. Band a barn, but a Barron and that would be a good one. I like it. You could moon walk onto the stage before we wrap up the spirit of knowing what the swill this is a bell, but a good friend stream. Let me out. I don't want this job anymore. Before we wrap up, some bartenders on a reddit. They got together and they all pulled in. You know, like when I was a briest that starbucks, I could pretty much pinpoint the type of person that would order a certain type of coffee. You know, you come in to get a black coffee, your businessman or your hipster. You coming to get a Caramel Frappuccino. You're a teenager or most likely, you know stuff like that. So, bartender way, wait, what about a douchebag? What does a DOUCHEBAG kid for? Calf Como Frappuccino. What's my start? Well, Carmel Frappuccino. That was seriously my drink. Sorry, yeah, what is Katie's? I'll tell you what people think of you. Go ahead, but what's my start? BOOKS DRINK? No, you tell me what do you order a starbucks, and I'll see what briestas think of you. No, no, you are you have to call her on what her drink is sugar free French riddle Latte. You're a mom. That makes sense. Yeah, YOU'RE A mom. That's all. We think you're mom. But bartenders got together and they they all concluded what types of people order certain types of drinks. So if you guys were at a bar right now, what would you order? And I'll tell you what a bartender would think of you. Wow, why don't we start with Chris? What would you order right now? I'll see if I can find it on this list quickly. Probably Beer, but I feel like that's to something full. So I'll say, give me a Mexico Mule, such a nexing Margharita. Margarite, I give it Agharita, a Margharita. You're an old lady that wants to party. Usually start with Margharita'St do it, Chris, let's go out together. Katie, what about you? I like vodka. Okay, well, in a vodka Martinis as closer we can get to that. You're a fancy drunk. Yeah, Jason, Oh, she's vodka red bull dude. Okay, that point. And that point. You're an obnoxious white girl or a slender gay man. What all right? I don't think you're that. That's just what it says here. Oh, that's what they assume. I'm an old woman. I mean anything. Vodka's either a white girl or a slender gay man. Jason Marka Soda with a splash of cranberries. A way do you usually order? Is Vodka Soda with a splash of cranberry. Yeah, obnoxious, like Guttles, red bull. Get some energy going this one. Every bartender is said. Yeah, Jason. What would you order at a bar? Yeah, a beer on special. You're a dad who wants to ask fifteen questions and try fifteen samples. That's not true. I'm a dad, yes, but I don't, but dad. They nailed that part. Now you are me on that and bearded. Sorry miss that part. Part bearded DAD's. I do like a cheap beer, really good. What about? WHAT ABOUT STRAIGHT TEQUILA? Because I was trying to yeah, that is interesting. They just said if you ordered straight to Quila, it means you don't have to work tomorrow. Car Bomb, FRAT boy. Right, that's not on here. Sorry, that on there. I want to do a car bomb. What's up? PIMS Cup? A PIMS Cup is Oh, you have that. You have this lists well, Pis, are you on the prom and it's the gold plated...

...or whatever? Up Is it sounds like it's like green snops or so. I don't know what that nothing. Nothing, you know, Gregio has no personality whatsoever. Snops. What's the other one? That was puckers, a fuckers. That Hinds Cup fuck drinks. fuckers. Pucker anymore. I just want to like vomiting. Now what I was like if he exactly all right, that's all. White Girl Juke off puckers. Yeah, shit, now everybody's seen a white girl puke off of fuckers. Thanks. Time we go to want to order buckers, like, Dude, you were not old enough to be in here drinking. Are you guys ready to go to a shitty dive bar of it, like, Oh my God, I'm so down. As soon as he's like you this stupid covids under control, man, soon as we're vaccinated. Oh, did I tell you, guys? I got my vaccine the job. Some one shot one and done. Oh you got Joson and Johnson one to get. There you go. Well, I don't know if it's the one to get because it's seventy something, but it's get. Anybody they bumped it up to eighty five. Oh Hell Yeah, but it saves you from reading. Get any shot. Get any shot. You can't get any shot. They're all good. They're all good, even if you still contract covid and have some symptoms. They're mild at best. Yeah, Jack Ry like mild. That's don't think this thing. Don't go to the hospital. Yeah, yeah, and you only have to do one shot. That's the one. To get this. Seventy, eighty, ninety, whatever, it doesn't matter. One hundred percent. You don't die. Yeah, get a shot. Get a shot, you're a man. Five percent of IT'S SIM it works every time. Appreciate it very much, Tim Apple. All due respect, that's a bunch of a Larky. I love that one. Sounds better.

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