EP 160: The Uncanny Tax-Men

Dennis and Patrick delve into their Economic textbooks and attempt to explain the American tax system, Modern Monetary Theory, The Two Santa System, school district funding, student loan crisis and why deficits never mattered.

MMT Again

Modern Monetary Theory Explained

The Deficit Doesn’t Matter

Two Santa Clauses or How The Republican Party Has Conned America for Thirty Years

Cardi B: Here’s where your tax money is going

Why America’s Schools Have A Money Problem

Property Tax System is Killing American Public Schools

How Tax Breaks Help the Rich

Seattle Corporate Tax Fight

Has Student Loan Debt Reached A Crisis Point?

EP 148: Political Fight Club

Enjoy some historical profiles along with some high-level dorkish drafting as Patrick and Dennis pick their six of the “toughest” American political figures.    Then we explain how the epic fight would shake out. What follows is a long and wild  Dragon Ball Z meets WWE Royal Rumble.

Notes

Andrew Jackson was in more than 100 duels! And he killed a guy!!!

Theodore Roosevelt: The Rough-and-Tumble, Wrestling, Grappling President

Walking to Mackinac

Breaking The Backcountry: Seven Years War In Virginia And Pennsylvania 1754-1765

Senator Joe McCarthy Spars with Senator Stuart Symington

March: Book Three

LBJ Was Obsessed With His Dick