Hamilton: A “firm union” should balance power between a federal government and states represented in a Senate. It is necessary to prevent the grievous damages caused by “domestic faction and insurrection,” while also protecting the ability of states to self-govern. The “petty republics” of history, or those that had a democratic nature and lacked unified … Continue reading Brief Reflection of Federalist Papers 9 & 10
In 1000 words or less, describe how the 3 philosophers thought humans could rightly order their souls.
Why, according to John Locke, should one abandon the freedom of nature to join civil society, and what does he constitute as a legitimate government?
As I walked through the landscape of beautiful buildings, trees, and historical monuments, a sense of great wonder came over me. How could it be, that the institution in which I have the privilege to attend, has such wondrousness with all of its majestic serenity and reverence for the good and the old? Professors gave … Continue reading What is Hillsdale College?
I call on my small audience of readers to consider what has happened to our country over the past several years. We are in trouble- a trouble so big and unforeseen, that we may very well be reaching the point of no return. I have explained in previous essays about the decline of our economic … Continue reading Enough is enough. Elect Constitutional Conservatives.