From the Compromise of 1790 onward, the American system is built around establishing broad consensus for major issues, passing bipartisan legislation where both parties get something they want. The result is increased ownership of government programs and less acrimony. Isn’t that what everyone claims to want for America? Earlier this month, a bipartisan group of… Continue reading The bipartisan infrastructure push: This is the way things are supposed to work
For decades if not centuries, Americans have expected energy in the Executive. Founder Alexander Hamilton laid out his vision of energy as a “leading character in the definition of good government,” a concept embraced by even his rivals like Thomas Jefferson. Where does current President Joe Biden fit in? Throughout much of American history there… Continue reading Biden: The Passive President?
The woke continue to march, labelling formerly beloved leaders as “oppressors,” rewriting the history of a Founding Father, claiming biological sex is problematic, launching a war on sheet music and Ken Burns, and of course the entire state of Georgia. It’s been a busy couple of weeks in the world of the woke! Just when… Continue reading Cancel Barack Obama, Alexander Hamilton, again, biological sex, sheet music, Ken Burns, and the entire state of Georgia?
Political unity isn’t happening, but perhaps we can unify around a few key founding principles like the Founders themselves The epic political battles between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton began practically on day one of the George Washington Administration, planting the seeds of the two party system as Federalists and Anti-federalists spontaneously organized themselves into… Continue reading Does anything truly unite us anymore?