Federalism should not be a partisan issue. This has been forgotten as the Federalist Society has turned federalism into a rhetorical sledgehammer to bludgeon liberal policies. But rightly understood, federalism is about freedom. Federalism promotes freedom for at least two reasons. First, because citizens will only act and speak in public when they believe their…Read more Federalism and the Crisis of Politics
Posted on 22 February 2013 | 3:46 pm
Walter Russell Mead is getting it right about the utter selfishness of the boomer generation and how it is bankrupting our governments, thus leaving government incapable of public services for the next generation. This story is about more than just high gas prices or taxes. It’s yet another case of the boomer generation stealing from…Read more Generational Injustice
Posted on 8 February 2013 | 12:11 pm
One of our Arendt Center members sent me this latest article from Fareed Zakaria. The numbers can be dizzying, but the basic thesis is one that we at the Arendt Center have been worrying about: Overspending on entitlements and debt are bringing about a situation in which the essential public role of government is being…Read more Can America Be Fixed?
Posted on 7 January 2013 | 9:52 am