Senate “Talk” in 1778!

I’ve been reading a lot about the Senate lately. I find reading about the Senate in 1778 to be so different… The Revolutionary Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States, Volume 2 Congress.–Franklin’s Commission and Instructions. October 21, 1778. The committee appointed to prepare a letter of credence notifying to his most Christian majesty the appointment…

On a “republican” Limb: Tree Estimated at 3,000 Years Old

Interlude: Perspectives matter. Most American political scientists look at the representative government and pay special attention to the liberal society. In short, in representative democracy, (1) progressives fortify capitalism for the least advantaged and (2) conservatives fortify capitalism by limiting governmental interference into capital markets, which includes taxation. I have climbed up the old tree called “republicanism,”…