Category Archives: Role of Government

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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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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Mal Partisan: Our American Republic- The Federalists

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I believe the way the American federal liberal democratic republic was formed is based on what we were before the United States was created and what our Founding Fathers (our … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion: Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig: “House GOP, White House Budget Overuse The Word Taxpayers”: Political Correctness Run Amuck

The New Republic: Opinion: Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig: House GOP, White House Budgets Overuse The Word Taxpayer This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress This article from Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig in The New Republic is just another … Continue reading

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Brad Cartwright: The Federalists vs. Anti-Federalist Debate

Source: The New Democrat I like what the guy said in the video. That we have a federalist form of government, but where the Federal Government is part of that system, but not the only government. That we don’t have a … Continue reading

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Slate: Opinion- Bob Garfield- “Why I Love Big Government, a Valentine For Big Government”: The Differences Between Government & Big Government

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat Bob Garfield in his column in Slate today was explaining what he loved about big government and laying out a lot of the things that government does and calling them big … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Robert J. Samuelson- The Debate That Wasn’t

The Washington Post: Opinion: Robert J. Samuelson: The Debate That Wasn’t This post was originally posted at The New Democrat I agree with Robert Samuelson that Washington really hasn’t been debating the size of government. But avoiding tough decisions and … Continue reading

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The New America Foundation: Blog: Michael Lind: The Next Social Contract, An American Idea For Reform

The Next America Foundation: Blog: Michael Lind: The Social Contract, An American Agenda for Reform This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The social contract means different things to different people and depending on where you … Continue reading

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