Tag Archives: Electoral College

One more nail in the coffin

By Nathan Barton Democrats in Congress have introduced a constitutional amendment that would abolish the Electoral College and elect the President by a direct popular vote. There is strong evidence that the original American federal republic died a long time … Continue reading

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States and the FedGov

By Nathan Barton Well, the election is almost over: the House and Senate must officially view and accept the Electoral College’s vote on 6 January, but there is no reason not to assume that Trump will be credited with the … Continue reading

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Sand in the gas tank?

By Nathan Barton Bad as sand in the gears is, traditionally sand in the gas tank – the fuel supply – is a lot worse. Although there are those who debunk this claim, together with the idea of sugar in … Continue reading

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Was he right?

By Nathan Barton Do you have any idea who said this? “You can’t be for big government, big taxes, and big bureaucracy and still be for the little guy.” I guess I can sorta agree with this, but I’d rather … Continue reading

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Electing a President – The Electoral College and the House of Representatives

by Nathan Barton US Constitution: Article 2 Section 1 Paragraph 3 (as amended): “… if no person have such majority, then from the persons having the highest numbers not exceeding three on the list of those voted for as President, … Continue reading

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In defense of the Electoral College

By Nathan Barton The Philadelphia Constitutional Convention, for all of its phony baloney, deception, and raw political maneuvering, got a lot of things worked out pretty well, to try to cement together thirteen independent nations into a single Union. One … Continue reading

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