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Jul 8, 2017

A trip to Mount Vernon through the eyes of visitors, and an examination of some old documents, provides rich insight into today's debate over the The Foreign Emoluments Clause.  This obscure item has received as much attention as ever with the Presidency of Donald Trump.  A look at the history of the Clause, which...


Jul 5, 2017

Ford became the first Vice President to be appointed as a result of the 25th amendment, and his eight month long tenure as VP occurred during the Watergate scandal.  A preview of the episode on the Premium cast, available at www.myistorycanbeatupyourpoliticspremium.com

 

Plus an interview with Chris Novembrino of the...


Jun 23, 2017

In this episode, I interview decorated Navy SEAL and "American Sniper" Star Kevin Lacz. He is he author of THE LAST PUNISHER, A Seal Team Three Sniper's True Account of the Battle of Ramadi.  He served with Chris Kyle, the subject of the movie American Sniper and played himself in the film.  

We about veterans issues,...


Jun 21, 2017

A French nobleman whose face adorns Congress never knew America.  But it's OK, most Americans don't know him.  We talk about Simon de Montfort.  We also talk about making new states, and textualism and Joe Biden.  Bruce settles a score and takes a well-deserved victory lap over a statement he made in 2008.  Listener...


Jun 15, 2017

We are joined by the author of Wrestling With His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln  Vol II, Sidney Blumenthal.  In this cast, he talks about Lincoln in the 1850's, as he emerges as a small-time lawyer to being 'woke' by the passage of the Kansas Nebraska Bill to make a stirring speech and come to a definite...