Essay on Analysis Of Mark R. Levin

1234 Words Oct 19th, 2014 5 Pages
“It would seem as if the rulers of our time sought only to use men in order to make things great; I wish that they would try a little more to make great men; that they would set less value on the work and more upon the workman; that they would not forget that a nation cannot long remain strong when every man belonging to it is individually weak.” (Tocqueville 2) Mark R. Levin exemplifies a highly intelligent and practical plan that, if enacted, would strip away the overbearing amount of power that has been acquired by our federal government. This power is not helping the American public. As the government becomes more powerful, we, the people, lose our freedoms, our privacies, and our individuality. “Such a power does not destroy, but it prevents existence.”
It is not one branch that is solely responsible for the deterioration of the American Republic, but all three. The Legislative Branch has lost sight of its original purpose. With the growth of the population, each member of the House of Representatives now “represents” over 700,000 individuals. But this was not our founding fathers’ intentions. In fact, it is the furthest thing from it. The House of Representatives was initially created in order to assure that the people would be heard. But as we have grown in size as a nation, and our House of Representatives has not, we have started to lose our individual voice in the government. “The public is not to be informed but indoctrinated, manipulated, and misled.” (Levin 3)…

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