Monthly Archives: August 2011

Federalist Project 17

“Creating the Presidency” and Federalist 75 – 77 Rakove continues his discussion of the origins of the presidency with some more very prescient worries voiced by the Anti-Federalists, many of which speak to present-day shortcomings in our political system. One … Continue reading

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Federalist Project 16

“Creating the Presidency” and Federalist 71 – 74 In the heyday of what many call the “imperial presidency,” it is illuminating and perplexing to go back to the original debates surrounding the establishment of the chief executive and how limited … Continue reading

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