Should We Stop Calling It A ‘Federal’ Government?

The meaning is changing, but we should lead a change in the wording. It’s not a federal government, but a national government. Words matter. We clearly have crossed some line, where the independence of the states was lost.

The definition of federal government is: having or relating to a system of government in which several states form a unity but remain independent in internal affairs. The sovereignty of the states is an essential to any meaningful definition of federalism.

The definition…

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