They Stole It Fair and Square

On December 14th the electoral college cast its ballots for Joseph Biden as the next President of the United States.  Trump’s lawyers continue to fight the decision in state courts and legislatures, but I believe their prospects of success are about equal to the chance of a snowball surviving in the nethermost regions of Hades. […]

Elections: The Electoral College

There have been frequent complaints about the electoral college and the fact that our President is not chosen by popular vote.  In compliance with the Constitution, each state receives an electoral ballot for each U.S. senator and one for each of its  representatives in Congress.  How the state chooses its electors is up to the […]

Democracy

Some citizens, especially those on the political left, are pushing hard for the further democratization of America.  They call for the elimination of the electoral college, popular election of the President, and further measures that would promote the concept of one man, one vote.  I am also certain that many wish to eliminate the Senate […]