A bill to restore some level of constitutional sanity to the federal regulatory state recently passed the U.S. House and caused a total freakout.Details
Exactly 200 years ago today, President James Madison vetoed the Bonus Bill of 1817 – a plan that called for the federal construction of various roads, bridges, and canals throughout the country.Details
Unaffected by elections. Unaltered by populist movements. Beyond the reach of the law.
Say hello to America’s shadow government.Details
If centralization is the problem, then decentralization is the solution.Details
With the proliferation of bureaucracy, governance in the United States has become quite different than the U.S. Constitution’s approach of a separation of powers, and checks and balances.Details
If there is an absolute maxim by which the federal government seems to operate, it is that the American taxpayer always gets ripped off.Details
Letter From Thomas Jefferson to Gideon Granger, 13 August 1800Details