As we set out to make an historical documentary on Alexander Hamilton, our goal was to make a different kind of history film. We've all seen Ken Burns narrations or History Channel reenactments, so it's time for something new.
The careful balance of institution versus institution that the founders created is under attack today. Corporate interests in conjunction with the Republican Patty are trying to destroy American unions.
We have lost our way and the Egyptian people in the streets of Cairo are shining a light for the world to see. If our President will not say it, then we must go to our proverbial rooftops and scream that freedom lives eternally.
The newly-Republican House of Representatives is going to start off their tenure reading the entire Constitution on the floor of the House. There's one problem with this: Who gets to read the uncomfortable bits?
The boast of American exceptionalism betrays ignorance of the Founding Fathers and the tarnished history of the United States. In any event, to overlook faults because other nations are more flawed is juvenile, and leads nowhere.