Though many believe that socialism would be good for America, restrictions in the Constitution make it difficult to enact socialist policy. The framers understood that centralizing power threatened individual liberty, so they designed the Constitution to prevent it from happening. Maintaining the balance between national and state governments ensures that our liberties will flourish and socialism will fail.
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To learn more, read “Socialism vs. the American Constitutional Structure: The Advantages of Decentralization and Federalism,” by John Yoo. Available here: https://www.hoover.org/research/leaving-socialism-behind-lesson-german-history.
Watch “The Supreme Court’s Role in Restoring Federalism,” with John Yoo. Available here: https://www.policyed.org/perspectivesonpolicy/supreme-courts-role-restoring-federalism/video.
Watch “Executive Power in the Constitution,” with John Yoo via C-SPAN. Available here: https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4901741/executive-power-constitution.
Listen to “The True Extent of Executive Power,” with John Yoo via the Federalist Society. Available here: https://fedsoc.org/events/the-true-extent-of-executive-power.
Read “A Clash of Judicial Visions,” by John Yoo and James C. Phillips via the National Review. Available here: https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/10/supreme-court-judicial-philosophy-constitutional-system/.
Read “The Supreme Court Should Make Politics Local Again,” by John Yoo and James C. Phillips via the National Review. Available here: https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/01/supreme-court-federalism-case-make-politics-local-again/.
To learn more about socialism and free-market capitalism, click here: https://www.hoover.org/publications/socialism-and-free-market-capitalism-prosperity-project.
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