Federal Farmer: Senate Will be “Source of the Greatest Evils”

January 20, 2023 Congress / Senate 0

By: TJ Martinell While the anti-federalist Federal Farmer was critical of the proposed House of Representatives for having too few members, he was even more harsh toward the proposed Senate. Ironically, he ...

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Federal Farmer: Constitution creates “a strong tendency to aristocracy”

December 19, 2022 Ratification Debates 0

By: TJ Martinell In his third letter dated Oct. 10, 1787, the anti-federalist writer Federal Farmer wrote skeptically of the proposed new federal government for fear it would bring about a “tendency toward ...

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Insupportable Burdens: Antifederalist Cato No. 6

March 29, 2022 Uncategorized 0

By: Michael Boldin In his 6th paper, Cato predicted direct taxation on individuals in spite of Federalist assurances the government would be able to survive on trade and import duties. He ...

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Treaties: When are they part of “the supreme Law of the Land?”

December 1, 2020 Treaties 0

By: Publius Huldah We hear it said that whenever the Senate ratifies a treaty, it becomes part of “the supreme Law of the Land”.  But is that True?  Not necessarily!  Walk with me, ...

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The Swamp – Can it be drained ?

June 10, 2018 Legislature 0

The Second Paragraph of the Declaration of Independence obligates each of us to implement a government that will respect the Life, Liberty, and Property of the citizens, just as each of ...

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