This past week, frictions caused by federalism helped create the legislative stalemate, but the forces of federalism can also pave the way for a solution.
Describing President Trump and his flaws, Rebecca Solnit really highlights the great flaw of the American presidency as it becomes ever more monarchical.
Only once before in American history has a significant portion of the population decided they could not tolerate the political ascendency of those with whom they disagreed.
State governments are in a better position than Washington DC to understand local immigration needs and capacities. Let’s give them a greater role in shaping guest worker flows.
In seeking to regulate human behavior at such a personal level as dictating what we may ingest, there is almost no alternative to Big Government.
We don’t need another radio show or beautiful think tank with marble bathrooms. We need to start winning. The reason we’re not is the game is rigged against us.
A closer look at the Founders’ thought about government shows their political philosophy that culminated in the Constitution was anything but libertarian.
No one doubts that the federal government has jurisdiction over immigration. Whether they can force the states to help them enforce immigration laws is another matter.
This seems to be all just one more episode of Trumpian signaling or, as the court narrated, using a ‘bully pulpit to highlight a changed approach to immigration enforcement’ in the future.
Real federalism in health care is state control over the factors governing supply and demand of health care, not bits of control offered piecemeal by Washington bureaucrats.
Sen. Mike Lee asked that his fellow conservatives not dismiss the challenge of populism, but instead embrace it to advance their policies.
The readily observable fact that we no longer think politically in terms of unalienable rights is a perfect measure of how much we have abandoned the Founders’ vision.
The American flag has 50 divinely beautiful stars in the canton with each one representing our 50 states. So, even in battle, as a unified national fighting force, the states lead the way.
Now that Donald Trump is issuing executive orders that progressives hate, blue states are rediscovering federalism. We should let them do as they please.
When Donald Trump, uninhibited by checks and balances, names his cabinet, be sure to thank Barack Obama, Harry Reid, and others who killed the filibuster.
Here’s how a well-meaning constitutional conservative can empathize with panicking leftist friends without encouraging the doomsday scenarios they seem so keen on promoting.
Democratizing presidential elections helped to mislead Americans into believing that presidential elections are primarily supposed to reflect their will. They’re not.
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