The Filibuster May Be Prudent. It Is Not Madisonian

Greg Weiner is Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Assumption University. He is also a Visiting Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. He is regular contributor for The Constitutionalist. In a speech threatening a “scorched earth Senate” if Democrats abolish … Continue reading The Filibuster May Be Prudent. It Is Not Madisonian

Essay Series on Patriotism: Fifth Essay, “What Does My Government Ask of Me?”

This is the fifth in a series of several essays by different authors on the issue of patriotism. This series is sponsored by Claremont McKenna’s Salvatori Center for the Study of Individual Freedom. Emily Pears is Assistant Professor of Government at … Continue reading Essay Series on Patriotism: Fifth Essay, “What Does My Government Ask of Me?”

Essay Series on Patriotism: Fourth Essay, “For (Critical) Love of Country”

This is the fourth in a series of several essays by different authors on the issue of patriotism. This series is sponsored by Claremont McKenna’s Salvatori Center for the Study of Individual Freedom. Randal Hendrickson is a political theorist and host … Continue reading Essay Series on Patriotism: Fourth Essay, “For (Critical) Love of Country”

We Don’t Have an Imperial Presidency but Rather a Muscle-Bound Congress

Thomas J. Main is Professor in the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs at Baruch College. We have often heard warnings about the imperial presidency at least since Arthur Schlesinger’s book with that title was published in 1973 and … Continue reading We Don’t Have an Imperial Presidency but Rather a Muscle-Bound Congress

Essay Series on Patriotism: Third Essay, “On Constitutional Loyalty”

This is the third in a series of several essays by different authors on the issue of patriotism. This series is sponsored by Claremont McKenna’s Salvatori Center for the Study of Individual Freedom. Gary Jeffrey Jacobsohn is the H. Malcolm Macdonald … Continue reading Essay Series on Patriotism: Third Essay, “On Constitutional Loyalty”

Essay Series on Patriotism: Second Essay, “A Friendly Quarrel between Two Patriotic Smiths”

This is the second in a series of several essays by different authors on the issue of patriotism. This series is sponsored by Claremont McKenna’s Salvatori Center for the Study of Individual Freedom. Rogers M. Smith is the Christopher H. Browne … Continue reading Essay Series on Patriotism: Second Essay, “A Friendly Quarrel between Two Patriotic Smiths”