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Tag: Antifederalists
  • The Educational Smear of the Antifederalists

    While sitting in class the other day, I overheard several classmates of mine preparing to take a US Government exam. The conversation struck a particular chord with me due to one comment that was along the lines of Classmate 1: Patrick Henry, what was he? Federalist or Antifederalist? Classmate 2: He was crazy, so what …

  • Lessons from the Anti-Federalists

    My latest column at the Daily Caller talks about the subject of localism, and suggests that those crazy anti-federalists may have actually been on to something. The anti-federalists were some of the greatest libertarian-minded thinkers and writers in the history of our nation. They were extremely critical of attempts to unify the thirteen new states under …