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

Source:The New Democrat   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 or other sub-unit governments) in a single political system. Its … 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

Source: The Millennial Federalist: Federalist Coalition- An Awakening of Federalism If you want to know why the United States is a Federal Republic and you’re now an adult, well you missed that opportunity in high school during your social studies class. … 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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