In Memory of Samson (Episode 34)

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We’re taking the week off from regular podcasting as I process the passing of my beagle Samson. Our normal #Fsck episodes will return next week.

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The First Rule of Fsck: Confirmed! (Episode 33)

Screenshot from the movie Fight Club, discussing the First Rule

This week we get scientific confirmation of the First Rule of Fsck, see the Third Rule of Fsck in action as police across the country sexually assault kids, and in our #Law140 segment we look at the constitutional rights students have when they’re searched for drugs at school.

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“The Balkanization of America is Real” (Episode 32)

Precinct map of America, with colors corresponding to the current "nations" as identified by Tufts University researchers

This week we talk about the President’s silence on Green Berets ambushed in Niger, a profanity-laden voicemail left for a college professor by a Fox News viewer (and probation officer), plus a wide-ranging political discussion with two of my closest friends from college. Then in our #Law140 segment, we discuss the law on citizen warrants and the arrest of DeAndre Harris.

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Separating Our Country from Chaos (Episode 31)

Road sign, with one direction reading "Order" and the other reading "Chaos"

We’re back! This week in political news we cover Melba Mao’s spat with Senator Bob Corker, and in our criminal justice segment we go over an excellent analysis of how the War on Drugs contributes to mass incarceration, an Arkansas judge pleads guilty to offering leniency in exchange for nude photos, a Georgia sheriff is indicted for sexually abusing high school students, and much (much) more!

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WTFsck? Volume 4 (Episode 30)

Cover photo, text reads "WTFsck? (Volume 4)"

We turn the show over to you! Join us as we answer your questions about the use of race in college admissions, the NFL #TakeAKnee protests, my “goals” (such as they are) for doing a podcast, and what tools you may want to start a podcast of your own.

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  • 1st Question: Prospects for race-conscious college admissions? (Twitter)
  • 2nd Question: Thoughts about the #TakeAKnee NFL protests?
  • 3rd Question: What are my “goals” for the podcast?
  • 4th Question: What tools do you need to start your own podcast?
  • WTFsck? Volume 3 (Fsck #24):
    • Podcast details?
    • Why did I leave computer science to become a lawyer?
    • How does “qualified immunity” compare between employees and police?
    • Why does “Congress” now include all governments?
  • WTFsck? Volume 2 (Fsck #15):
    • How and when to hire a lawyer?
    • Can Congress undo constitutional laws?
    • What type of gun do I carry?
    • Why do lawyers think precedent is so great?
  • WTFsck? Volume 1 (Fsck #5):
    • Segregated Graduation at Harvard?
    • What do I think about Citizens United?
    • How will Gorsuch compare to Scalia?
    • Why am I a conservative?
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