Tag Archives: Faction

First Principles: Division Is Naturally Sown Among Mankind

“The latent causes of faction are thus sown in the nature of man.” – James Madison, Federalist No. 10 (1787)    

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: Man’s Very Nature Causes Faction

“The latent causes of faction are thus sown in the nature of man.” —James Madison, Federalist No. 10 (1787) To read our founding fathers’ thoughts on faction please see: http://www.constitution.org/fed/federa10.htm    

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: Beware of A Corrupt Press

“[The press] corrupts, it deceives, it inflames. It strips virtue of her honors, and lends to faction its wildfire and its poisoned arms, and in the end is its own enemy and the usurper’s ally. It would be easy to … Continue reading

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment