Antonin Scalia has passed away and the candidates and the conservatives are just besides themselves with fury and anger over Obama possibly appointing a successor.
Mark is joined on the jaunt to discuss this issue with none other than former Q co-host and visitor Justin Deming! Justin also has a couple choice words for the conservatives of america that have decided to become a obstacle for the Leader of the Free World. Mark and Justin discuss the death, the conspiracies and finally the layout of what this means. Remember the 2000 Election and the need for the Supreme Court to step in and decide that Bush would be the president? Well that couldn't happen this year and the Republican Senate leaders have gone out of their way to explain that they will not allow Barack Obama to do the job he was elected for and pick a new replacement for Scalia.
This is a politics heavy episode as we are starting to see the primaries shake out and now with the successor needing to be chosen, this episode of the Q is very important for you to listen to.
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Paris was attacked. It was horrible and horrible people need to be punished for it. But there is more to it than that. Andy Echele joins again to discuss the Paris attacks, it's implications and everything surrounding it. Should we fear ISIS? This is a major question brought up in the show and discussed at length. Is Obama to blame for any of it? This is discussed in detail to.
This all leads to a focus on the Syrian refugees that seem to be a focal point of the hate at this point. Mark and Andy discuss if there is a need for the refugees in the USA. Also, should the US citizens view them in a worried way. Should this wave of terrorism be thrown on the souls of people fleeing Syria just looking for another place to live and not die.
Finally, Mark and Andy get down and dirty cause Mark has been seeing some memes regarding the country's lack of Veteran care in the way of their 50-60,000 homeless former military people. Mark has a serious problem with this cause these stats are being used to promote anti-Refugee vibes and nothing more. Mark finds his muse by reading a piece by Jim Wright (@stonekettle on twitter) regarding his views on this homeless veteran situation. Jim is a former military man himself and veteran.
All this and much more on this episode of the Q!
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