Madison, Parsons, Jefferson: States as a Check on Federal Power

The following post is excerpted from the script for Nullify: Season 1. Watch all the videos from this series at this link – and Become a member here to support the TAC. JAMES MADISON When ratification of the Constitution was still up in the air, James Madison and others wrote a series of papers about how…

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Thomas Jefferson: Revolutionary

In Thomas Jefferson – Revolutionary: A Radical’s Struggle to Remake America, historian Kevin Gutzman offers a fresh look at the famous statesman, described as “a revolutionary who effected radical change in a growing country.” Although often described as an American political enigma whose image is claimed by almost everyone, Gutzman’s new exposition does much to…

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