Day: May 10, 2010

Our Venerable Congress

Make no mistake—I appreciate the type of government our Constitution created. I do believe in representation. Never would I opt for any kind of one-man rule from the top. Yet what if our system of representation gets so skewed that it’s no different than a top-down tyranny? We’ve had glimpses of tyranny at times: Woodrow Wilson during World War I; FDR’s New Deal; LBJ’s Great Society. We’re working on a new version in our day. As a historian, I can point out the… Read more »