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 […]

What is “hate speech” and is it allowed?

This episode we take a look at  the constitutionality of hate speech and how the United States Supreme Court has struggled to deal with it.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 […]

What is so special about special elections?

An objective, non-partisan look by a government teacher at special elections – how much do they really matter? http://shoutengine.com/SleptinGovernmentClass/SleptinGovernmentClass-0011-what-is-so-special-about-special-elections-35215.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS

Limited Government

An objective, non-partisan look by a government teacher at whether we should seek to limit or empower our own government. Hint: the answer depends on your priorities! http://shoutengine.com/SleptinGovernmentClass/SleptinGovernmentClass-0010-limited-government-34965.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS