federalist

  1. GordonGecko

    The Federalist: Trump isn't Hitler....he's Marion Barry-

    Trump Is Not Hitler?He?s Marion Barry Interesting column....including the references to Henry-VIII, as well as Marion Barry. It also brings back a discussion of the scenario of a "Trump Presidency"...and how, as a Republican Presidency, where Republicans "seeking favors" defend and...
  2. B

    Federalist 10

    "There are two methods of removing the causes of faction: The one by destroying the liberty which is essential to its existence; the other, by giving to every citizen the same opinons, the same passions, and the same interests." ... "The second expedient is as impracticable, as the first...
  3. N

    FAO Europeans. Would you consider yourself a Federalist?

    Would you be in favour of a surrounding of the sovereignty of European nation states for the creation of a Federal Europe albeit with strong autonomy for states already in existence? Or would you propose a different style of European federalism? Do you oppose this believe and if so why, is it...
  4. M

    The Federalist Party

    I would like to see this party revived. The concepts and ideologies of Alexander Hamilton in my opinion were good ones. It is a shame he was never able to achieve the presidency due to a petty squabble with Aaron Burr. Main Concepts of the original Federalist Party: - Federalism -...
  5. K

    Federalist Society

    I'm not opening this thread to discuss the merits, or demerits, of the Federalist Society, but to report what I heard Rudy say to them today. I can't link it because it's too fresh. To paraphrase, he said the powers of the three branches of the Federal government are limited by the powers of...
  6. P

    Cogent and timely quotes from the federalist papers and other documents.

    I have been reading and re-reading the federalist papers and have highlighted some quotes that I would like to share. Some on the idea of trading freedom for safety, (i.e. creating ludicrous behemoth government beauracracies in which we now find ourselves) others on the importance of the rule of...