Interest in our system for electing the President of the United States is high. I actually understand why voters feel disenfranchised by the Electoral College as it is presently constituted within 48 states, but the media and political party “powerful” aren’t explaining how the system works, why it was designed as it was. Instead, many people are working to circumvent or abolish it altogether. Read full articleWhat’s Wrong With the Electoral College?
Note: This article was written before the October 3, 2012 Presidential debate in Denver, but my belief that it will remain unasked in the next two debates persists, and the subject, still relevant. This is only one of the questions (I’m fudging…it’s two) I, as a voter would like to have answered in either tonight’s […]
Update on October 19, 2012: This article has been generating a lot of interest in the past few weeks, obviously due to Election 2012. Interest in the Electoral College and the concept of the National Popular Vote are particularly understandable this year, considering that many of the most credible polling experts, including Scott Rasmussen of […]
It’s time for some campaignin’…entertaining to be sure, but I think it’s worth a look beyond the entertainment value. This video is funny because it contains truth. The trouble is, the truth in political jokes are on us…the voters. How DID we end up with those two candidates? It’s more than a little freaky that […]