Jul 15

Why did the U.S. Capital move from Philadelphia to D.C.?

Posted 2 years, 9 months ago.


July 16 is a difficult date for me, a painful reminder of how, I, the City of Philadelphia, lost my title as the nation’s capital.

Jun 13

The Dinner-Party Compromise that Resolved a Debt Crisis (And Gave Us Washington, D.C.)

Posted 2 years, 10 months ago.


It’s been reported that President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner are set to play a friendly round of golf on June 18th. While this might strike some as a unique approach to solving our debt crisis, hosting social engagements to discuss political matters is nothing new.

Jun 9

Education and Our Nation

Posted 2 years, 10 months ago.


Does our educational system provide sufficient education about civics and the Constitution in order to inspire an informed and active citizenry?

May 12

The history of our National Day of Prayer

Posted 2 years, 11 months ago.


The National Day of Prayer has been observed by every president since Truman. But is it constitutional?

Jan 22

44 Presidents, 44 Super Bowls

Posted 3 years, 2 months ago.


Last February, when the Saints played the Colts in the Super Bowl, the number of the Super Bowls became equal to the number of the President for the first time ever.