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Governing During a Pandemic: Who Has the Power?

Governing During a Pandemic: Who Has the Power?

These are uncertain times, what with having to wear a mask when you’re outside and being stuck at home. At this point, you might even miss attending school in person. One thing to remember is that the United States has been through this before. Our country has dealt...
Impeachment: It’s Complicated

Impeachment: It’s Complicated

The bar to remove the President of the United States from office via impeachment is high. The framers of the U.S. Constitution made it that way intentionally, which is why the impeachment of a president is rare. In our nation’s history only three presidents have been...
DC Residents—Taxation With Some Representation

DC Residents—Taxation With Some Representation

The United States was born in rebellion, so it is fitting that the origins of the nation’s capital can be traced back to a rebellion as well. In 1783, while the Continental Congress was meeting in Philadelphia, 400 soldiers who were angry over not being paid for their...
America Embarks On An “Experiment”

America Embarks On An “Experiment”

It has been called a failed experiment, as well as a “noble experiment” depending on which side of the issue you favor. The “experiment” was Prohibition, a nationwide ban on the production, importation and sale of alcoholic beverages. It was achieved by the...