Jan 11, 2018
Hello again. Tonight I'm recording Federalist #11. This is not the most exciting essay to the modern ear, being primarily about international trade, especially by sea. The ending does get a bit firey.
I am not a trained historian, just a history fan, I suppose. In 1787 America didn't have much of a navy to speak of. And...
Jan 4, 2018
Hello again and welcome to Federalist #10. You may remember I mentioned I'd be recording this the same night as #9.
I was startled to notice that #9, "The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection" was written by Hamilton, and was rather intellectual. But #10, "The Same Subject Continued" came from...
Jan 1, 2018
Tonight I'm recording Federalist number 9. I'm sorry that I'm way behind the weekly recordings I originally planned. It was such a lovely plan, wasn't it? I'm going to try to record two tonight, so I can get caught back up.
I feel like there ought to be three aspects of this essay for me to comment about, but I can only...
Dec 21, 2017
Some dangers we avoided early, but encountered later.
And what I didn't know, but didn't want to spoil the surprise.
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Dec 14, 2017
Reference to a shared YouTube clip from "The Newsroom" which is sadly on-point for this episode, and which you can see on my Podbusker.com blog.