Federalist 41 – Madison

Federalist 41 is a generalized defense of some provisions of the US Constituti0n.  In this essay Madison answers some of the charges that critics of the Constitution had leveled against it, specifically as related to issues of national defense and taxation.  The essay covers ground previously trodden by both Madison and Hamilton in earlier editions, though it offers some interesting new insights.


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Happy Belated 136th Winston

From Churchill’s speech to Congress on December 26, 1941.  A great leader and a great orator.  Sadly, our times have a lack of both. (more…)

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