Time: May 6, 2011 from 10am to 11am
Location: webcast [your computer]
Street: your home, favorite coffee shop, etc.
City/Town: pick a place
Website or Map: http://hillsdalefirstfridays.…
Event Type: webcast
Organized By: posted by W. Branstetter
Latest Activity: May 5, 2011
Beginning this Friday, May 6, and continuing on the first Friday of every month*, Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship will be offering a FREE, live webcast of its “First Principles on First Fridays” lecture series.
“The Obama Administration Versus
Dr. Ronald J. Pestritto
Associate Professor of Politics, Hillsdale College
May 6, 2011 beginning at 12pm EDT [10am MDT]
An archive of this video will be available the following week. Even if you are not able to view the live webcast, please register for the event to get access to the video as soon as it is available.
More information can be found at: HillsdaleFirstFridays.com.
The Obama administration's dramatic expansion of the federal government, all accomplished in the name of "progress," has come at the expense of core constitutional principles like separation of powers and federalism. With specific examples that explain the idea of the "administrative state," this lecture will detail the direct link between today's politics and the Progressive ideology of a hundred years ago.
A video archive of previous lectures:
*Note our summer schedule: due to the Independence Day holiday, the July First Principles lecture will be held on July 8, we will not hold an August First Principles lectures, and the September First Principles lecture will be help on September 9 due to Labor Day weekend. We will keep you update by email as to any further changes. Thank you.