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Oct 21, 2018

Separating truth from lore about what is perhaps the most important moment of American Independence, along with authors Bob Drury and Tom Clavin.  A very different Valley Forge emerges than the one in the textbooks.  An integrated army of lower middle class soldiers, along with immigrants and Indians suffering tragic...


Oct 16, 2018

With some fringe talk about adding members to the court, a look FDR's court-packing scheme of 1937, why it failed and why it is a cautionary tale of a defeat of a powerful political figure.  However, the story also has unique qualities and may not be the exact precedent some people use it for.  What would be...


Oct 11, 2018

The Kavanaugh nomination and a bit of Supreme Court nomination history.  A discussion and at times debate with Chris Novembrino of Don't Worry About the Government podcast.  This one does get a bit opinionated. 

 


Oct 9, 2018

The courtroom can be a battlefield over money, people’s rights, and even their lives. For some cases, the consequences can affect us long after the verdict is read.
 
Based on extensive interviews and court transcripts, Wondery’s new podcast LEGAL WARS puts you inside the jury box of some of the most famous court...


Oct 7, 2018

What was the true function of the Proclamation and the context surrounding it?  How did people react at this time?  Was slavery the true cause of the Civil War, and should North and South fit into liberal and conservative boxes.  Could Congress pick the President?  And what podcast advice does Bruce have?  Bruce takes...