Tag Archives: Alexander Hamilton

The Quality of Mercy

There were those who thought that the new Constitution was a monumentally bad idea – it needed work. Alexander Hamilton and James Madison and John Jay didn’t – they liked it. They decided to promote the ratification of the new … Continue reading

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The Elites and the Common Man

The last Sunday in September here in Hollywood was a bit brutal – by noon it was a hundred ten in the shade, and there wasn’t much of that. And the air was bone dry, which meant Red Flag warnings … Continue reading

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Thinking about Economic History and Cargo Cults

Michael Lind is an interesting fellow: Lind has examined and defended the tradition of American democratic nationalism associated with Alexander Hamilton in a series of books, including The Next American Nation (1995), Hamilton’s Republic (1997), and What Lincoln Believed (2004). … Continue reading

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