Pleading the Fifth

Pleading the Fifth or Taking the Fifth: What do these phrases actually mean and when can you use them and not use them. How far does the right to remain silent actually go and what does it have to with Congress? https://api.spreaker.com/download/episode/11969343/pleading_the_fifth.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS

Impeachment: Criminal or Political?

Impeachment: An objective, non-partisan look by a government teacher at how impeachment works and whether it is about crimes or politics or both.After teaching high school government for fifteen years, I was disappointing to find a lack of objective talk out there on the straightforwards of how government works. This is a non-partisan look at […]

Special Prosecutors: the Good, the Bad and the Messy

What is a special prosecutor? Do we need one? What makes them different from everybody else in government? Find out this week as we try to untangle the mess.After teaching high school government for fifteen years, I was disappointing to find a lack of objective talk out there on the straightforwards of how government works. […]

Can the Government Really Shut Down?

This episode we take a look at government shutdowns – what are they, what causes them, and how does this all complicated budget process work anyway?After teaching high school government for fifteen years, I was disappointing to find a lack of objective talk out there on the straightforwards of how government works. This is a […]