Monthly Archives: July 2013

Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 82 (Ascribed to Alexander Hamilton)


To the People of the State of New York: THE erection of a new government, whatever care or wisdom may distinguish the work, cannot fail to originate questions of intricacy and nicety; and these may, in a particular manner, be … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 81 (Ascribed to Alexander Hamilton)


To the People of the State of New York: LET US now return to the partition of the judiciary authority between different courts, and their relations to each other, “The judicial power of the United States is” (by the plan … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 80 (Ascribed to Aleander Hamilton)


To the People of the State of New York: To JUDGE with accuracy of the proper extent of the federal judicature, it will be necessary to consider, in the first place, what are its proper objects. It seems scarcely to … Continue reading

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The Main Thing Wrong With Disney’s “Lone Ranger” is . . .


Johnny Depp as Tonto. Even leaving off the dead bird on his head, I could never buy Depp as a Native American. I have not seen the movie and will only watch it if it’s free and nothing better is on – … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Declaration of Independence


IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and … Continue reading

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