Constitution, Federalism, Federalist Papers

On the subject of Federalism – Federalist No. 45

James Madison The Federalist Papers Federalist No. 45 Date: January 26, 1788 "The powers delegated by the proposed Constitution to the federal government are few and defined.  Those which are to remain in the State governments are numerous and indefinite.  The former will be exercised principally on external objects, as war, peace, negotiation, and foreign… Continue reading On the subject of Federalism – Federalist No. 45

Just musing

Car insurance analogy is wrong and demonstrates an uninformed citizen

What's the big deal about making healthcare insurance mandatory?  The government already makes us buy car insurance.  Why not make people insure something far more valuable than a car? This is what I have heard over and over and over again from so many people as justification for their support of (if not all out fawning… Continue reading Car insurance analogy is wrong and demonstrates an uninformed citizen