Tag Archives: Founding Fathers

KrisAnne Hall: ‘From Socialist To Constitutionalist – My Story’

Source:The New Democrat  “From Socialist To Constitutionalist – My Story What does it take to make a hard core socialist into a true faith Constitutionalist? Listen as this wide awake story is told to not only encourage you, but to … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Sebastian Mallaby- ‘How Should a Liberal Be?’

Source:The New Democrat  “In James Grant, it sometimes seems, the nineteenth century has been resuscitated. Towering, gaunt, bow-tied, and pinstriped, he writes with a sly wit that recalls the novels of William Thackeray. His signal achievement is a fortnightly cult … Continue reading

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The Federalist Coalition: Justin Stapley- Karl Marx vs. Thomas Jefferson: Liberal Democracy vs. Communism

“Our political conflict can often be boiled down to the stark differences in how Karl Marx and Thomas Jefferson viewed history and their different beliefs about the role of government in crafting the future.” Read the rest of Justin Stapley’s … Continue reading

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Crash Course: Craig Benzine- ‘Freedom of Speech: Government and Politics’

Source:The New Democrat  “Today, FINALLY, Craig is going to talk about Free Speech! Now, free speech is so important because it not only allows you to critique the government, but it also protects you from the government. But it’s essential … 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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Americans United: ‘We Are Americans United’- For Separation of Church and State

Source: The New Democrat From Wikipedia “The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prevents Congress from making any law respecting an establishment of religion, prohibiting the free exercise of religion, or abridging the freedom of speech, the freedom … Continue reading

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The Rubin Report: Dave Rubin Interviewing Nadine Strossen- Free Speech & Personal Liberty

Source: The New Democrat This debate about liberty versus equality as if that is a real choice which it isn’t and I’ll get into that later, reminds me of a speech that longtime Chicago University Economics Professor Milton Friedman, who described … 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 Bully Pulpit: JR Benjamin- Gore Vidal: ‘Rioting in Understatement’

“The two parties, which are really one party, cannot be put to use. They are the country’s ownership made carnival. Can the united action of individual citizens regain some control over government? I think so. But it won’t be easy, … 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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