The Federalist No. 40
On the Powers of the Convention to Form a Mixed Government Examined and Sustained
New York Packet
Friday, January 18, 1788
To the People of the State of New York:
THE second point to be examined is, whether the convention were authorized to frame and propose this mixed Constitution.
Mixed government, also known as a mixed constitution, is a form of government that integrates elements of democracy, aristocracy, and monarchy. In a mixed government, some issues (often defined in a constitution) are decided by the majority of the people, some other issues by few, and some other issues by a single person (also often defined in a constitution). The idea is commonly treated as an antecedent of separation of powers.
whats let the cat out of the bag...the 17th amendment, and the expansion of government power.
Anti-Democracy advocate, Mixed government is the only good government
THE second point to be examined is, whether the [constitutional ]convention were authorized to frame and propose this mixed Constitution.
Einstein, "science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind."
AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.
I oppose dependency in general (unless one is too young or too handicapped). BUT, I don't pretend that we have a system that inherently oppresses the common people and grants privileges to the elite.If they refuse to do so, if they just have their hands out for a government check and worse, if the government is giving them one, that's the problem.
Those who control power have everything to do with it.The wealthy have nothing to do with it.
"Men did not make the earth ... it is the value of the improvement only, and not the earth itself, that is individual property... Every proprietor owes to the community a ground rent for the land which he holds." -- Thomas Paine, Agrarian Justice
There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers
Yeah... graduated taxation is a real privilege.I oppose dependency in general (unless one is too young or too handicapped). BUT, I don't pretend that we have a system that inherently oppresses the common people and grants privileges to the elite.
Individuals have control, have the power, even in this socialist society.Those who control power have everything to do with it.
As JFK said, "A rising tide raises all boats."
When government penalizes wealth and pours on regulation the poor have a more difficult time with upward mobility. When government doesn't try to level things out, when it allows people to be as wealthy as they like there are more jobs and that fuller employment raises wages. As Obama has made obvious to all but the blind, a heavy hand by government and a hostile unpredictable environment created by government hurts the most vulnerable the hardest.
It's been known for thousands of years.
The ancient Persians had a saying...
When taxes were low, revenues were high...
When taxes high, revenues low.
I AM DEPLORABLE.
NEVER CRIMINAL HILLARY (S-NY)