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Is the USA a terror state?

I was startled to see political scientists associated with the New Left go so far as to condemn the Constitution and the Founders as terrorists, inflicting Federalist authoritarianism upon antiFederalists. 341 more words

Alexander Hamilton

Hamilton & Gotham

How did New York City influence Alexander Hamilton’s view of human nature? My latest paper here.

Also check out the rest of my graduate work here.


Why Create A Navy?

It was a debate that continually divided the two political parties in the early days of United States history. Was it proper to have a standing army and navy? 1,110 more words

American War For Independence

Lessons from The Federalist Papers, No. 1

After an unequivocal experience of the inefficiency of the subsisting federal government, you are called upon to deliberate on a new Constitution for the United States of America. 750 more words


Happy Bill of Rights Day

As you all know, the Bill of Rights is the first 10 amendments to the Constitution.  It was written because many founding fathers did not want to approve the Constitution without a bill of rights.   82 more words

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The Democrats' Federalist Redux

As my beloved 8th grade history teacher liked to say, history repeats itself.

One of the remarkable outcomes of Tuesday’s election is how the Democratic party seems to be transforming into a predominantly bi-coastal and urban party – a sort of 21st century updating of the Federalists and their successors, the National Republicans and Whigs. 680 more words

Jim Langcuster

Are the Democrats the New Federalists?

The prairie winds that swept across the great American heartland last night do not bode well for the future of the Democratic Party.

By becoming, however unwittingly, a bi-coastal party, the Democratic Party is arguably the 21st century equivalent of Federalists and their successors, the Whigs – an party of gentrified, well-educated urban elites. 141 more words

Jim Langcuster