Month: August 2013

CD041: Why Attack Syria?


While the U.S. Congress remained on vacation, British Parliament was called back to debate a pending attack on Syria. We also look at some facts about Syria that suggest we might be getting into a Shock Doctrine type of situation. Read More

CD040: History of the Department of Homeland Security


The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) did not exist before September 11, 2001. In this episode, we look back at the bills that created these new government agencies.  Read More

CD039: The Charter School Bill


On July 19, 2003, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would largely eliminate the Federal government’s role in K-12 education and expand the number of charter schools in the United States. Read More

CD038: Wasting July


In this episode, we catch up on most of the bills that passed the House during the last two weeks of August. A lot of bills were passed; very few have a prayer of becoming law. Read More