Readings / The Administrative State

The wanton growth of the federal government inspires reflection upon the “Administrative State” contemplated by “educational reformer” John Dewey, noteworthy for his effort to deconstruct the US Constitution. The menace of administrative muckety-mucks was on the list of grievances in the US Declaration of Independence: “He [King George] has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harrass our people, and eat out their substance”.