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S.E.M., Vol. 1, No. 7
Federalist 69 - by Alexander Hamilton. 1. What are the chief characters in regards to the President as outlined in the proposed Constitution? 2. Why does Hamilton believe the term of office for a President should be longer than three years? 3. What was the term of office for the king of England and what, in your opinion, is the potential for abuse in such a term? Would the term of office of the king of England present any advantages - in the Founders experience and in your opinion - over over the new American system? Read all of the questions and post your response at our new resource Self-Educated Man

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Fiscal Cliff: Five Budget Tactics to Reject

Fiscal Cliff: Five Budget Tactics to Reject

Patrick Knudsen PATRICK LOUIS KNUDSEN, HERITAGE FOUNDATION If plunging over the fiscal cliff in January would threaten the nation’s economy, Congress and the President could also do harm in another way: by dodging the cliff through gimmicks and bogus budget cuts that create only illusory savings in a “grand” budget bargain. Both the [...]

Knudsen: The Fiscal Cliff and the Perils of Grand Budget Deals

Knudsen: The Fiscal Cliff and the Perils of Grand Budget Deals

Patrick Knudsen PATRICK LOUIS KNUDSEN, HERITAGE FOUNDATION One of the major complications in the current fiscal cliff debate is that both sides are overreaching, trying to tie a near-term resolution to a sweeping deficit reduction plan that would address the longer-term budgetary crisis looming in the years ahead. They see the cliff [...]

Fiscal Cliff: What Obama Should Do

Fiscal Cliff: What Obama Should Do

Patrick Knudsen PATRICK LOUIS KNUDSEN, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Having squandered most of 2012 with posturing and delay, Congress and the President are now careening toward a budgetary precipice of their own making. The so-called fiscal cliff will be reached just after New Year’s Eve—bringing a nearly $500 billion tax hike in 2013 and a [...]