The framers of the Constitution were so clear in the federalist papers and elsewhere that they felt an independent judiciary was critical to the success of the nation.Tags: Felt, Nation, Success ✍ Author: Sandra Day O\'Connor
Democracy is an experimental system. I like it when states try out new ideas. I think we ought to expand, not contract, our federalist system.Tags: Democracy, Ideas, Try ✍ Author: T.I.
The first phase of American political history was characterized by the conflict between the Federalists and the Republicans, and it resulted in the complete triumph of the latter.Tags: Between, History, Political ✍ Author: Herbert Croly
When Jefferson and the Republicans rallied to the Union and to the existing Federalist organization, the fabric of traditional American democracy was almost completely woven.Tags: Almost, American, Democracy ✍ Author: Herbert Croly
Our country, if you read the 'Federalist Papers,' is about disagreement. It's about pitting faction against faction, divided government, checks and balances. The hero in American political tradition is the man who stands up to the mob - not the mob itself.Tags: Government, Hero, Political ✍ Author: Jonah Goldberg