Ep. 5: The Start School Later Bill Interview

Today’s episode includes an exclusive 25 minute interview with my former Advanced Placement World History and current Advanced Placement United States History teacher Eric Newcombe (Graduated from Northern Arizona University Magna Cum Laude with University Honors). Throughout the episode we discuss the implications of Anthony Portantino’s Start School Later Bill (SB 328 in the California Senate) but also why it is needed from the perspective of both a student and a teacher.

For background, the Start School Later Bill would require all middle and high schools to begin school no earlier than 8:30 AM. It would allow schools up to July 1, 2020 to change their schedules accordingly. … More Ep. 5: The Start School Later Bill Interview

Ep. 4: Should the US temporarily defund the United Nations?

In under fifteen minutes we discuss the implications of defunding the United Nations under the proposed United Nations Review and Accounting Act (HR 264). This discussion ranges from a cost-benefit analysis of the UN to an analysis of current events in US and international politics. … More Ep. 4: Should the US temporarily defund the United Nations?

Ep. 1: Is it a president’s responsibility to pay for security?

In this episode, I review the 114th Congress’s HR 6506. If passed this bill would require presidents to pay for security when on any property they own. … More Ep. 1: Is it a president’s responsibility to pay for security?