Show notes for today’s episode, 2/13/17

Good afternoon, Scoochers!

Here are the links for today’s show:

Court Refuses to Reinstate Travel Ban, Dealing Trump Another Legal Loss

Trump’s “law and order” executive orders, explained

The outro music is “Shadowboxing” by Kevin Krauter.

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