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Saturday, June 23, 2007

The Main Constitutional Check and Balance

Diversity of economic and other interests, expressed at the state level, was to be the principal Constitutional means of preventing dictatorial power at the Federal level.  Those checks and balances were destroyed by Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal, which imposed socialistic collectivization upon the nation under programs modeled on Mussolini’s Fascist state corporatism.