FEDERALIST PAPER 86

A continuation of the Original Federalist Papers disseminated by our Founding Fathers to promote a more cohesive and stronger United States of America with freedom and justice for all.

In this day of our Lord 22 September 2010

“Complaints are everywhere heard from our most considerate and virtuous citizens, … that our governments are too unstable, that the public good is disregarded in the conflicts of rival parties, and that measures are too often decided, not according to the rules of justice and the rights of the minor party, but by the superior force of an interested and overbearing majority…”

Can there be a more specious wrong than that which deprives a citizen of his “Right to Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness?” I think not. However, the usurpation of our rights by the majority in power has become so commonplace that we rarely lift our heads to witness the theft. We have become a herd of people moved about at will by the malevolent forces of the More >