Nat Hentoff is very clear about this, as is Justice Clarence Thomas: By: Redactor Video: The Federalist View of the Constitution Video: Fifty-four Colorado Sheriffs File Suit Against Anti-Gun Bills 2 Comments Free Speech or Regulated Silence? | The American Resolution Newsblog says: May 27, 2013 at 2:04 pm […] Not only did the Sons of Liberty and other patriots lack a functioning FEC to protect them from “big-money interests,” many of the political communications of the era, including works as consequential as The Federalist Papers, were put forth anonymously. […] Reply Common Sense with Paul Jacob » Archive » Regulating Protest says: May 28, 2013 at 3:28 am […] of the founding era, including works as consequential as The Federalist Papers, were put forth anonymously. […] Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website − 4 = Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.