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In our version of democracy, vote totals are rendered meaningless by electoral college, gerrymandering and other peculiarities. For example, Hillary Clinton won nearly three million... [Read More]
During The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the host took a rather long moment to eviscerate "People" magazine's newest "Sexiest Man Alive," Blake Shelton. Colbert's... [Read More]
I can't help but feel that the two major political parties in the United States are having a race to the bottom. A year and... [Read More]
Last November, some environmentalists in Washington state went to the polls hoping voters would back an initiative creating the nation's first tax on carbon pollution.... [Read More]
It's time to put the myth of electoral bias out of its misery. [Read More]
Recent electoral results put the lie to the notion of a rural Republican bias in the makeup of our Electoral College, Phillip Magness writes. The... [Read More]
Donald Trump was elected with an electoral vote victory, despite a popular vote defeat. How ironic, then, that he would institute a federal fraud commission... [Read More]
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The Virginia off-year election for governor demonstrates what would have happened last year if the Constitution didn't require an Electoral College. [Read More]
The most misunderstood institution in our constitutional government is the Electoral College. Most recently, the Chair of the Democratic National Committee claimed that the Electoral... [Read More]
This past Wednesday marked one year since President @realDonaldTrump's massive electoral college victory, and Americans had plenty to celebrate. First off, Trump... [Read More]
Without the institution created by the founders, power would concentrate in the nation's urban centers, and much of the country would be left out of... [Read More]
Racism, Campus Idiocy, Islamic Terrorism, US Integrity degradation through the World!! [Read More]
One great election day does not a revived party make, but Democrats have to be feeling pretty darn good right now. And there's one man... [Read More]
Founding fathers thought we were too dumb to select a competent president... [Read More]
A mock trial over whether the Electoral College should be abolished will be held Nov. 21 at the Macomb Center for Performing Arts. [Read More]
If just two states had adopted runoffs to ensure that the winners reached 50%, as the Founders intended, we might have a different president. [Read More]
All benchmark indexes ended at records exactly a year after Donald Trump secured an electoral college win that swept him into the Oval Office....TWX... [Read More]
It is hardly a surprise that The New York Times wants to re-litigate the 2016 presidential election; after all, their candidate didn't win. But the... [Read More]
President Trump on Wednesday celebrated the first anniversary of his presidential election win over Hillary Clinton by thanking the "DEPLORABLES" who propelled him to victory.... [Read More]