American Loser: Robert Morris – The Man who Funded America and went broke

Ideas need funding…even “Revolutionary” ones. Robert Morris was that man for the fledgling United States. He personally funded parts of the American Revolution, became the wealthiest man in America, Then somehow wound up broke and in Debtors Prison…we’re joined by guests Comedian Linette Palladino, the meanest girl in New Jersey,…

American Loser: William Jennings Bryan – “Always a Bridesmaid, never a President”

This week’s “Loser” is the fascinating William Jennings Bryan, who was nearly the President of the United States three times. Known as “The Great Commoner,” he helped transform politics and election campaigning into what it is today. We cover “Free Silver” vs “Gold Standard,” Bryan’s famous “Cross of Gold” Speech,…