Category Archives: Role of Government

The Federalist Coalition: Justin Stapley-‘The Cultural War and Federalism’

“Federalism is one of the few political mechanisms that benefits everyone. All sides of the political divide should be wary of allowing it to become a casualty in the ever-escalating culture war. The system of federalism created by the Constitution … Continue reading

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Federalists vs. Unitarians: The Great Debate About The Role of Government

Source:The New Democrat    “Would I Be a Federalist or an Anti-Federalist” From Scott Bradley From Wikipedia “Federalism is the mixed or compound mode of government, combining a general government (the central or ‘federal’ government) with regional governments (provincial, state, cantonal, territorial … Continue reading

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National Constitution Center: NCC Staff- Alexander Hamilton’s Vision of Federalism, National Authority & Judicial Review

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat There is very little if any mention and discussion about federalism in this video even though Alexander Hamilton’s vision of federalism is part of the title of the video. But … Continue reading

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The Millennial Federalist: Federalist Coalition- An Awakening of Federalism

“In which John Green teaches you about the United States Constitution. During and after the American Revolutionary War, the government of the new country operated under the Articles of Confederation. While these Articles got the young nation through its war … Continue reading

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Foreign Policy: Opinion- Daren Acemoglu & Simon Johnson- It’s Time To Found a New Republic

Source: Foreign Policy: Opinion- Daren Acemoglu & Simon Johnson- It’s Time To Found a New Republic I read this article called It’s Time To Found a New Republic from Daren Acemoglu and Simon Johnson over at Foreign Policy Magazine. And it … Continue reading

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Crash Course: Craig Benzine- Federalism: Crash Course Government and Politics

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat One of the things that makes America os unique and I at least would argue better in so many ways is how our diverse and large we are. And because … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Room For Debate- Andrew P. Kelly: The Problem Is That Free College Isn’t Free

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I believe the main problem with many of these political debates has to do with language and how things are described. Whether it’s called free health care, free health insurance, … Continue reading

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Notes On Liberty- Opinion- Fred Foldvary- Natural Rights and Taxation

Source: Notes on Liberty- Opinion- Fred Foldvary- Natural Rights and Taxation Natural rights and taxation. They go hand in hand. We all have the freedom to be ourselves and live our own lives, makes our own beds, but then have … Continue reading

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Mal Partisan: Our American Republic- The Federalists

Source: This post was originally posted at The New Democrat- Mal Partisan: Our American Republic- The Federalists I believe the way the American federal liberal democratic republic was formed is based on what we were before the United States was … Continue reading

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Conservable Economist: Opinion: Timothy Taylor: States as The Laboratories of Democracy: An Historical Note: A Look At The American Federal Republic

Source: Conservable Economist: Opinion: Timothy Taylor: States as The Laboratories of Democracy: An Historical Note: A Look At The American Federal Republic I guess one of the advantages of living in a country of three-hundred and fifteen-million people that has … Continue reading

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