Is James Madison’s 'Federalist 10' also responsible for America’s divide?
Please read below the fold for more on this story. James Madison starts "Federalist 10" with his disdain for factions. He does not view them as necessary or warranted within a democracy. AMONG the numerous advantages promised by a well-constructed Union ...
Civil War II, Will history repeat itself? (Part 2)
The first 10 amendments to the U.S ... Jefferson and James Madison organized opposition to it and thus created two political parties with differing views on the subject, The Federalist Party and the Republican Party. The Federalist Party was willing ...
Madison the Politician
James Madison has rightfully ... opinion through the arts of argument and politics was a bulwark at least as strong.” says Brookhiser. “If men were angels, no government would be necessary,” said Madison. That we do have a government that has lasted ...
How the NRA Rewrote the Second Amendment
That’s how former Chief Justice Warren Burger described the idea that the Second Amendment gives an unfettered ... On June 8, 1789, James Madison—an ardent Federalist who had won election to Congress only after agreeing to push for changes to the ...
No, James Madison did not Reject Nullification
For some reason, some conservative commentators keep propagating the historical lie that James Madison “rejected nullification ... he refered to “nullification…as a natural right” Madison’s arguments against this doctrine are hard to dispute.