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Aug 03 2020
If you were looking for the perfect distillation of how dysfunctional the American system of electing the president is, it would be hard to top last week’s federal appeals court ruling allowing “electors” — the members of the Electoral College — to vote for whomever they want, rather than the candidate they were pledged to support.
“Wait,” you might say, “someone I’ve never even heardNew York Times (Opinion)
Apr 27 2020
The electoral college determines the outcome of all US presidential elections, but for many Americans, the process remains a mystery. Today comprised of 538 “electors,” the electoral college was created by the Founding Fathers out of concern that direct elections by the masses could result in unqualified individuals obtaining the nation’s highest office. But recent controversies have made manyKialo
Dec 31 2023
Maine secretary of state claimed Electoral College was function of ‘white supremacy’ before booting Trump from 2024 ballot
Democrat Secretary of State of Maine Shenna Bellows who removed former President Donald Trump from the state's 2024 Republican primary ballot referred to the Electoral College as a "relic of white supremacy." Not long after taking office in 2021, Bellows wrote an op ed in the left-wing media outlet The Democracy Docket titled "Voting Rights for Our Neighbors Matter As Much as Our Own." In theThe Post Millennial
Jan 27 2024
The fix is in. To “protect democracy,” democracy is already being canceled. We just haven’t admitted the implications of this to ourselves yet.
On Sunday, January 14th, NBC News ran an eye-catching story: “Fears grow that Trump will use the military in ‘dictatorial ways’ if he returns to the White House.” It described “a loose-knit network of public interest groups and lawmakers” thatMatt Taibbi
Mar 20 2019
Senator Elizabeth Warren has joined a growing chorus within the Democratic party in calling for the abolition of the Electoral College. Speaking at a forum in Mississippi on Monday night, Warren said that she hoped to ensure that “every vote matters” and proposed that “the way we can make that happen is that we can have national voting, and that means get rid of the Electoral College.”Guest Writer - Right
May 14 2018
The Democratic coalition of upscale whites and racial and ethnic minorities is concentrated in a few areas, leaving many states to go narrowly for the GOP.National Review (News)
Feb 24 2024
Republicans nationwide are calling on the Alabama Legislature to preserve in-vitro fertilization (IVF) in the state following the Alabama Supreme Court ruling that frozen embryos are considered unborn babies. On Friday, the Senate Republican campaign sent a memo to candidates encouraging them to "clearly and concisely reject efforts by the government to restrict IVF." The GOP arm claimed theTownhall
Feb 27 2024
The suspect is possibly armed with a knife and Bellevue College has closed campus while police investigate further. BELLEVUE, Wash. — Bellevue College has closed its campus Tuesday while police investigate a reported rape in a bathroom of one of its buildings. The Bellevue Police Department says the rape was reported to police around 9 a.m. Tuesday. The victim said she was raped at knifepointKING 5 News
Oct 22 2012
Mo Rocca, host of the film "Electoral Dysfunction" airing on PBS, helps us understand just what the Electoral College is, how it affects our choosing the president, and introduces us to one lawmaker's plan to abolish it.
Feb 26 2024
A college wrestler in Kentucky was killed by a fellow student at a private Christian university over the weekend, authorities said. Josiah Kilman, 18, was pronounced dead at a hospital after police officers were called early Saturday to Campbellsville University in central Kentucky, city police said in a news release. He was found unresponsive in his dorm room, and the state will conduct anNewsmax (News)