Saturday, December 20, 2014

Thomas Jefferson on Powers


I’m a big fan of federalism for both policy and political reasons.

Returning programs to the states is the best way of dealing with counterproductive income-redistribution policies such as welfare, Medicaid, and food stamps.

Federalism is also the right way of unwinding bad education schemes likeObama’s Common Core and Bush’s No Bureaucrat Left Behind.

And the same principle applies fortransportation, natural disasters, and social issues such as drugs.

More @ Townhall


  1. I thought Jefferson fought the federalists. The ones who wanted strong central government, big bank, and more controls over commerce.

    1. Here's one.