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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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Sweetheart Deals are the Way to Go

December 22, 2009

File this one under “duh!” In one of the biggest non-shocks of 2009, more Senators are looking for their own sweetheart deals in the Health Care Bill monstrosity after Ben Nelson’s Nebraska payoff last Saturday.  In fact, if I were a Senator from any state other than Nebraska, Vermont, or Louisiana I would immediately demand [...]

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Ben Nelson’s About-Face

December 19, 2009

I guess we all have our price.  I guess sometimes the weight of the Liberal world is too much for those not grounded in principle to withstand for too long.  I guess we should have expected Ben Nelson to capitulate to Harry Reid and Obama’s powerful minions and agree to vote cloture on Harry Reid’s [...]

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