Defending the Judeo-Christian Ethic, Limited Government, & the American Constitution
Wednesday July 23rd 2014

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Federalist 58 by James Madison. 1. Under the proposed Constitution whose interests were represented by the U.S. Senate? Is it so today? If not, how might it be remedied & by what means? 2. How did the Constitution provide for updating representation in Congress? 3. Madison credits the U.S Constitution with assigning the greatest power, that of the “purse strings” to the U.S. House. In your opinion, how might the House assert that power to reduce the size & cost of government today? 4. Explain in your own words Madison’s warning against too many men serving in the House. How might his warning be applied today as calls abound for a more direct democracy & for scrapping the electoral college system? 5. Is democracy the form of government our Founders gave us or was it a republican form? Explain the difference.


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Obama Spending Millions to ‘Better Connect’ People

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The Obama administration is giving $20 million in taxpayer money to the State of Missouri for improvements to I-70 that will “better connect” people in St. Louis with the parkland around the base of the St. Louis Gateway Arch.

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, and Sen. Claire McCaskill — a Democrat who faces a tough re-election battle in 2012 — made the announcement in St. Louis last week.

The $20-million federal grant is funded through the TIGER III program. (TIGER stands for “Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery.”)

“Competitive federal grants bring federal assistance to Missouri in an honest and fiscally responsible manner,” McCaskill says on her Web site.

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