Brief Reflection of Federalist Papers 9 & 10

Hamilton: A “firm union” should balance power between a federal government and states represented in a Senate. This 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

Article V Convention of States

As discussed in my last article, the Progressive movement has attacked liberty and law and order over the past century. We are now living in a post-constitutional era, in which our lawmakers, federal courts, and even presidents pick and choose which principles they think apply and which do not. Lawmakers pass unconstitutional laws, activist judges … Continue reading Article V Convention of States

Patriotism: A Widely Misunderstood Concept

The word “patriotic” is slowly devolving into a negative connotation, with the image of nationalists and fascists coming to many peoples' minds. These supposed “patriots”, or parrots, obviously get most people to cringe in pity at the lunacy of such individuals. They chant drivel, embrace ignorance, and tend to be confrontational to those who disagree. … Continue reading Patriotism: A Widely Misunderstood Concept