Episode 143 – Morgan Carroll – Colorado political mastermind
Morgan Carroll, former president and majority leader of the Colorado state Senate, moved mountains during her six years as Colorado State Democratic Chair and oversaw Democratic domination of Colorado politics. This is her exit interview and she discusses everything.
Current events are on the show's topic list including the Oklahoma shooting, the Nashville church school shooting, the expelling of the Tennessee Two, the Trump Texas judge outlawing medical abortion drugs women have used safely for decades.
Morgan Carroll is outspoken in her demands that women have a right to bodily autonomy. Hear her heartfelt reaction to Dobbs overturning Roe v Wade. Carroll knows Colorado, including the Western Slope and she was part of almost beating Boebert.
An accomplished attorney, Carroll discusses the need for Rule of Law holding Trump and his cronies accountable under the law. The NYC prosecution and arrest of USA’s 45th president are reviewed. So are upcoming court cases.
Listen to Episode 50 to hear Carroll’s remarkable background. As a girl, she traveled with her mother and fought to free Soviet Jews stuck behind the Iron Curtain. Now, Morgan Carrol discusses the importance of fighting Russian attempts to destroy Ukraine. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-50-morgan-carroll/id1522579679?i=1000526954056
Senator Carroll is outspoken in her support for President Joe Biden and she describes their personal encounters. Former Speaker Nancy Pelosi is another impressive Dem leader Morgan Carroll knows and describes. The Biden and Pelosi handling of Trump gets discussed.
Toward end of interview, Denver mayor’s race is analyzed. Run-off will be contested between prior show guests Kelly Brough (134) and former Colorado State Senator Michael Johnston (136). Morgan Carroll comes out strongly in favor of her former colleague, Johnston, and she explains why.
Troubadour Dave Gunders delivers with fantastic discussion of disturbing current events, including the school shootings and civil rights. Gunders has a song addressing the Tennessee legislators and generational change. Gunders’ song, Place in the Sun, was written after the Parkland, FL shooting, and is hopeful.
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