The gang goes through recent news events and debates the importance of limited government in the modern era.
President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court seat vacated by the late Antonin Scalia, Neil Gorsuch, will have his senate hearings on March 20th. In preparation, the gang reviewed three cases on which Gorsuch has ruled that illuminate 3 key areas of his past jurisprudence: Religious Liberty, Executive Power, and The Rights of Criminal Defendants. Check out this episode for a crash course on what Gorsuch stands for.
The recent WikiLeaks disclosure of classified CIA surveillance tactics causes the gang to question the appropriate place of the CIA in American life and why WikiLeaks is picking on western democracies.
The gang gets a crash course in education policy from the Podcast’s first guest ever! Tune in to learn about the state of learning in the USA.
The gang takes on 3 mini-topics in this episode in bite sized “slider” portions. We cover the media’s coverage of the media’s coverage of Trump (meta, we know), the new head of the DNC, and Hollywood’s relationship with politics.
In a historically unmanned graveyard shift/skeleton crew episode featuring just Kyle Henson and Connor Boyle, we finally shift our gaze from Politics to The Other Things and discuss the best classes we’ve ever taken. Learn about Penn’s The Body & Photography class! Learn about AP US History at the high school we all attended! We’ll be back next week with the full crew and an episode about politics. Enjoy!
Drama in the judiciary! Trump’s Immigration Executive Order was stayed by the 9th Circuit Court of appeals after a legal challenge from the state of Washington. The gang explains all of the nitty gritty legal details that went into this decision and discuss its implications.