June 28, 2016

With Independence Day coming up, we often hear people talk about the Founding Fathers. That’s what we call the men (and because of gender roles at that time, they were all men) who served on the Continental Congress that declared independence from England in 1776 and t...

June 22, 2016

If you’re a kid who is starting to learn about government, you are probably hearing

a lot about “politics” and “politicians” and “political parties.” Do you know what

those words mean?

Politicians are the people who try to get elected to positions in government; politics


June 15, 2016

I probably shouldn’t have called my first book, “How the U.S. Government Works.”

I mean, I can’t begin to tell you how many times people have said to me at book signings, “It doesn’t.”  Or “you’re the only guy who thinks it does.” Or my personal favorite: (Man shouts to...

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We're a great country no doubt, but we can still learn from others. Read more in my latest op ed in The Baltimore Sun. 


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