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October 06, 2014


Federalist 62. Madison reminds us that the election of U.S. Senators by their respective state legislatures secured state rights or authority. In your opinion, how might a return to this vital constitutional principle become a key element in empowering a push back against federal intrusion into powers our heaven inspired Constitution clearly retained as jurisdictionally belonging to state & local governments, to families & individuals, to private businesses, churches, & charities?


‘Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville’

Origin of the Anglo-Americans and Its Future Importance

Origin of the Anglo-Americans and Its Future Importance

AMERICANIST HISTORY Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville Volume 1, Chapter 2, Published 1831 UTILITY of knowing the origin of nations, in order to understand their social condition and their laws--America the only country in which the starting-point of a great people has been clearly observable--In what respects all who [...]

Tocqueville: Exterior Form of North America

Tocqueville: Exterior Form of North America

AMERICANIST HISTORY Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville Volume 1, Chapter 1, Published 1831 North America is divided into two vast regions, one inclining towards the Pole, the other towards the Equator--Valley of the Mississippi--Traces found there of the revolutions of the globe --Shore of the Atlantic Ocean, on which the [...]

Democracy In America: Introduction – Alexis de Tocqueville

Democracy In America: Introduction – Alexis de Tocqueville

AMERICANIST HISTORY & POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Volume 1, AUTHOR'S INTRODUCTION AMONG the novel objects that attracted my attention during my stay in the United States, nothing struck me more forcibly than the general equality of condition among the people. I readily discovered the [...]

The Dangers of Apathy Leading to either Anarchy or Tyranny

The Dangers of Apathy Leading to either Anarchy or Tyranny

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Appendix BB: The Dangers of Apathy Leading to either Anarchy or Tyranny It cannot be absolutely or generally affirmed that the greatest danger of the present age is license or tyranny, anarchy or despotism. Both are equally to be feared; and the one may proceed as easily as the other from [...]

Of the nature of military governments among democratic ideas

Of the nature of military governments among democratic ideas

Democracy In America, Alexis de Tocqueville, 1831 Appendix AA: Of the nature of military governments among democratic ideas I have often asked myself what would happen if, amid the laxity of democratic customs, and as a consequence of the restless spirit of the army, a military government were ever to be established among any of the [...]

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