Just a few random thoughts

Finally we are back up and running. I apologize for the delay between episode 2.7 and 2.8. As I explain in the new episode, life interfered, as did grad school, work, and finally moving the website domain from weebly to bluehost. Hopefully from here on out we will be back on a weekly schedule. The…

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Season 2

Season 1: Colonial America, ended a few days ago, but never fear! Season 2 is going to launch Sunday. Two episodes, “2.0 Introduction” and “2.1 Jefferson’s Legacy, Madison and the War of 1812” will be available Sunday. We are going to kick season 2 off in style by releasing the first 5 episodes, what I…

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State of the Podcast

I’ll be doing a state of the podcast update at the end of season 1, which is fast approaching. However, I thought I’d share some of my thoughts now via the blog. I’m hoping that, for season 2, I can release an episode twice a month, once on the first and then a second episode…

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Season 2

Okay, I’ve been thinking a lot about the show and how to improve it. I’ll be doing a special show update episode in the near future. But for now I can tell you that I’ve decided to not go through American history in chronological order. Instead, each season will be topical. So season 1 is…

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The Decline of the American Economy

I’ve been thinking a lot about the American economy lately, and by lately I mean the last decade. I’m no economist, but I do read a lot on economics and what I’ve come to realize is just how long the actual decline has been going on. A few years ago the US Government reported that,…

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