There is certainly no limit to the tyranny of an Executive who has both the ambition and opportunity. There is certainly enough to show how a once freer America has been subdued. This has come primarily through three key Executive powers in this country: the Treaty-making power, the abuse of executive orders, and the ascendancy of government-by-emergency.
How bad has the expansion of federal government power into every area of life become? Consider the following statement about federal intrusion into local government: The federal government is already so enmeshed in the affairs of American cities that no one knows the extent. Federal tax money is used for schools, health facilities, public power, […]
In light of all these Executive excesses, what can be done to restore the freedom Americans once had? Even better, how can we return to a society even more free than before—something more akin to biblical controls on Executive tyranny? The answer is two-faceted: first, things average people can do now, and second, larger goals toward which we must aim.