Episodes

May 16, 2022

Episode 91: William Williams - A Signer with an Original Belief in In…

William Williams may not have the most original name, but his creative ways to support the Patriot cause was evident in his servi…

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May 9, 2022

Episode 90: Making American Politics More Local and Civil

Former House Speaker Tip O'Neill is often credited with the phrase "all politics is local," and it may be more relevant to this d…

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May 2, 2022

Episode 89: How Much is Truly a Trillion Dollars?

Over the past two years of COVID-19 relief-related spending packages, we have probably heard the word "trillion" more often than …

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April 25, 2022

Episode 88: Jumping Into the Arena of Ballot Boxing

Few of us can be as good as Muhammad Ali or Mike Tyson in the boxing ring. But there is a much more participatory arena for those…

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April 18, 2022

Episode 87: Samuel Huntington - The Calm Mediator Who Became Presiden…

With a calm and cordial nature, Samuel Huntington may have served as a "first President of the United States." Learn how this ear…

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April 11, 2022

Episode 86: Mitigating the CCP's Dissonant Discourse Power

The global standing of the U.S. is evolving as adversarial nations create new ways to fight with information warfare and discours…

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April 4, 2022

Episode 85: Returning Intellectual Curiosity to Our Schools

Sometimes, a random selection in a historical newspaper can turn into a podcast episode. While researching more about Horace Mann…

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March 28, 2022

Episode 84: Reimagining Financial Incentives in Broadcast News

Amid mass polarization and politicization, the fabric of American civics has been shaped and eroded by the mainstream news indust…

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March 21, 2022

Episode 83: Roger Sherman - The Compromiser Who Brought Promise to Am…

As a delegate who spoke almost 150 times during the Constitutional Convention, Roger Sherman was no stranger to the major politic…

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March 14, 2022

Episode 82 Part 2: Universal Genius of the Hot Crazy Matrix

Listen to Part 1 HERE What would George Washington and the Founders think about the Hot Crazy Matrix? Find out more in Part 2! Or…

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March 14, 2022

Episode 82 Part 1: Universal Genius of the Hot Crazy Matrix

From Leonardo da Vinci to George Washington , Mary Shelley to Albert Einstein, the spectrum of geniuses is endless. A 7-minute vi…

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March 7, 2022

Episode 81: From the Exhibition of Champions to Mutual Discussion

In this episode, we delve into how the Senate maverick Daniel Webster may help explain the state of mindlessness in our society t…

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Feb. 28, 2022

Episode 80: Sparking Hope and Dignity with Joel's Story

What if one Facebook message could change a man's path in life? In early 2017, one message from a complete stranger sparked an un…

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Feb. 21, 2022

Episode 79: William Ellery - A Signer With Hope For an America Withou…

Just several episodes into this series, we have seen how multiple Signers were already well ahead of their times on making the Un…

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Feb. 14, 2022

Episode 78 Part 1: Escaping the Cacophony of Communism with the Melod…

Born and raised in Communist Albania, Dr. Elida Dakoli overcame unprecedented political persecution from the regime run by Enver …

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Feb. 14, 2022

Episode 78 Part 2: Escaping the Cacophony of Communism with the Melod…

In Part 2 of this remarkable journey, Dr. Elida Dakoli shares her journey from Albania to America, how she cultivated her entrepr…

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Feb. 7, 2022

Episode 77: How an Unpopular President Taught the Meaning of Presiden…

Interestingly, the name of the upcoming President's Day holiday reminds us that it is not a celebration of a specific president's…

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Jan. 31, 2022

Episode 76: Developing Immunity Amid a Pandemic of Incivility

COVID-19 has exposed and created new challenges that have stretched the American political fabric thin. With polarization exacerb…

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Jan. 24, 2022

Episode 75: Stephen Hopkins - The Experienced Rhode Islander and the …

While many of the Signers were young men who had just recently rose to prominence in politics, some already had critical experien…

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Jan. 17, 2022

Episode 74: Restoring the Law of the Sea with U.S. Marine Leadership

As the Indo-Pacific security threat landscape evolves, so does U.S. military strategy. But how should a military branch like the …

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Jan. 10, 2022

Episode 73: One Year After 1/6 - A Personal Reflection From a Former …

Earlier this week, many Americans reflected on the state of the country one year after the tragic 1/6 Capitol riots that left mul…

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Jan. 3, 2022

Episode 72: Answering the Call to Save Veterans' Lives

When our nation called, countless men and women of our armed forces dutifully responded with their sacrifices and livelihoods. To…

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Dec. 27, 2021

Episode 71: Elbridge Gerry - Bridging the Gap Between Strong Governme…

Few Founders have been more influential in promoting strong government and protection of civil liberties than Elbridge Gerry. Lea…

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Dec. 20, 2021

Episode 70: Winter Holiday Trivia Game Special

The winter holiday season is packed with many surprises, including some fun facts that truly make it the most wonderful time of t…

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