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Electoral College

Republican Buzz — Adjusting the Electoral College

January 19, 2013

While I am a defender of the Electoral College, there is no denying that most Americans don’t like the system.   However, alternative national popular vote schemes are unconstitutional on many levels.  Seizing on this, some Republican-dominated state legislatures and governors in blue states like Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Michigan, among others, want to alter the EC [...]

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Ryan’s 2012 Election Prediction

November 5, 2012

It’s almost go-time America!  Tomorrow, there’s a major fork in the road staring at us all.  Neither direction fully solves our problems, but one leads us to the abyss a lot faster.  A President Romney will try to take on the big issues and maybe get us pushed in the right direction.  A re-elected President [...]

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Electoral College Timesuck

February 3, 2012

Here’s a great way to spend some time at work:  You can watch Obama lose in multiple ways!

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The Election of 2000, Ten Years Later

November 7, 2010

Shortly after 8:50pm on the evening of November 7, 2000, I became very nervous.  MSNBC decided to call the state of Florida for Democrat presidential nominee Vice President Al Gore, though they admitted it was very close.  Texas Governor and Republican nominee George W. Bush needed Florida’s 25 Electoral votes along with either Ohio or [...]

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Axis of Right Radio, Show #8, August 11, 2010

August 11, 2010

Episode #8 of Axis of Right Radio is now available. In this episode, Mike, Ryan, and Sal discuss the role of the federal government; several states that are fighting back against ObamaCare; the economy’s loss of another 131,000 jobs; Pelosi and the Word; Massachusetts ditching the Electoral College; A federal judge ignoring Federalism and the [...]

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Massachusetts Attempts to Nullify Electoral College

July 28, 2010

The People’s Republic of Massachusetts is at it again.  This time, they are trying to reverse two century’s of precedent and change the electoral college system.  They, along with several other states, have passed legislation that would award their 12 electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote.  Massachusetts joins Illinois, New Jersey, Hawaii, Maryland, [...]

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States Voting to Ditch the Electoral College

May 24, 2009

There are efforts underway to ostensibly toss out the Electoral College through a “stealth” method described by Peter Hannaford at the American Spectator.  The National Popular Vote initiative is promoting a pretty ridiculous idea — no matter how your state voted, the state’s Electors would vote for whoever won the national popular vote total, effectively [...]

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Preemptive Strike From MSDNC

October 28, 2008

I had a feeling this was coming if McCain gained momentum in the polls during the last few weeks of the election:  with McCain surging, MSDNC is invoking memories of 2000, when Gore got more popular votes but Bush won the election through the Electoral College.  It’s a preemptive strike to delegitimize a potential McCain [...]

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Electoral Map Timesuck

September 20, 2008

With under seven weeks until Election Day, some Electoral College map fun can be found here at Real Clear Politics.  It lets you change the states from Obama to McCain and vice versa, tallying the new Electoral Vote totals as you mess with it.  After about five minutes I realized this fits the description of a “timesuck” worth [...]

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