John Hendrickson: The true origins of today’s big government originate with the progressive and modern liberal movement of the early 20th century.
Read what early American political/legal theorists James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, Joseph Story, & John Marshall said about federalism.
John Jay in The Federalist #2: “The country and this people seem to have been made for each other, and it appears as if it was the design of Providence.”
John Hendrickson: Alexander Hamilton is a forgotten conservative statesman, whose ideas can help us solve the great national problems that we face today.
With Federalist 51 it seems that James Madison could see into the future with the current disregard of checks and balances, but he just knew human nature.
When I think of our founding fathers a number of things comes to mind, but one thing does not – their sexiness. Parade Magazine asks its readers who is the sexiest founding father? They are then given the choices of Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, John Adams and George Washington. About Alexander Hamilton, our […]
By Rev. Cary K. Gordon So many times we read editorials claiming “if it had not been for the courts, we’d still have slavery in America today!” This shameless untruth is nearly always stated in an attempt to praise modern-day judicial activism, (without which homosexual marriage in Iowa could not exist). Besides the glaringly obvious […]