Episode 18

Boy Scouts, Bankruptcy, and Border Patrol

December 17th, 2018

1 hr 33 secs

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Today we talk about the Boy Scouts and the revelation that they are considering filing bankruptcy. We talk about the crisis of mnahood our culture is facing. We alos planned to talk about Obamacare, the government shutdown, and border patrol but we ran out of time. Maybe some topics for another day. If you are looking for a passionate and engaging look at politics with a side order of not taking ourselves to seriously you are gonna love The Schmidt Show.

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  • Boy Scouts of America may file for bankruptcy following lawsuits over sexual abuse allegations - NY Daily News — Amid falling membership and the rising costs of battling lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America is reportedly weighing filing for bankruptcy. The decades-old youth organization has hired a law firm to look into Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, according to the Wall Street Journal.
  • Federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional — A federal judge in Texas on Friday ruled the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, was unconstitutional based on its mandate requiring that people buy health insurance, a decision in a case that could reach the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Father Of Guatemalan Girl Hires Lawyers — The father of Jakelin Caal, who died in United States Customs and Border Protection custody, has reportedly hired a pair of attorneys and is challenging the Department of Homeland Security's claims of how his daughter died.
  • Government Shutdown: Definition, Explained, Effect — A government shutdown is when non-essential discretionary federal programs close. The president must do this when Congress fails to appropriate funds. In the normal budget process, Congress appropriates funds by September 30 for the following fiscal year. When that doesn't happen, then Congress enacts a continuing funding resolution.