Defending the Electoral College since 2009
Remember that time the Electoral College saved you from bailing out New York City? If you were following the news in 1975, you might. Massive mismanagement and liberal overspending had driven the ci…Read More →
Failed political movements often return from the grave like zombies; bad ideas of fifty years ago appear again draped in different clothing. After being defeated decades ago, proponents of abolishing…Read More →
Yes, other countries have electoral colleges too
The world leader with the highest approval rating in a Gallup global poll was elected indirectly—but it isn’t Donald Trump. Germany’s Angela Merkel was the most popular across the 135 countries polled, beating out Trump by 11 percent. Americans are …
Posted by Guest Author on Jul 21, 2020
Originally published on 07/11/2020 at The American ThinkerIf the Framers of the United States Constitution were writing it today, rather than coining the lofty and mysterious, and stuffy-sounding ter…Read More →
An oft-repeated but false claim about the Electoral College is that it was created as part of a bargain to preserve slavery and bolster the political power of Southern states. A recent op-ed in the H…Read More →
Faithless Electors decision: What does it mean for National Popular Vote?
The U.S. Supreme Court released its opinions today in the two “faithless elector” cases coming out of Colorado and Washington, and while the decision itself doesn’t directly address whether the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV) is const…
Voters in Colorado will decide this November whether to enact or reject the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV). The campaign behind NPV, and most of its money, comes from California. So i…Read More →
Time is running out
There is a real, immediate threat to the constitutional way we elect our president. National Popular Vote is 76% of the way to implementing their dangerous plan.