Tag Archives: Globalism

Episode 48–Is America Still Great?

For our last episode during Obama’s presidency (sniff, sniff, I’m not crying–it’s just raining…on my face), we look into globalism. What’s America’s place in the world now and how do we stack up militarily, economically, environmentally, technologically, and education-wise? The results may not be all good but at least we have Meryl Streep. Suck it, France. By… Read More »

Episode 27–What is an American? [The Immigration Episode]

In the second part of our trilogy we talk about immigration in a way that is fitting for the 4th of July. In a wide-ranging episode we talk Brexit, Trump (unfortunately), how immigration fears are not uniquely American, how England outside of London is really Connecticut in the 50’s, if other countries are more xenophobic… Read More »

Defending Obama’s Foreign Policy

One of the things most often criticzed about the Obama presidency is his foreign policy. Even some of his strongest supporters offer up a vague mea culpa that mistakes were made and the half-hearted defense that Obama is “better than Bush.” Well I’d say that’s an understatement for the ages. Obama is not merely “better… Read More »