Posts Tagged ‘ Democracy ’

Poll: Americans Want to Scrap World Series

Poll: Americans Want to Scrap World Series

Tweet Warning: satire ahead! (For the basics on what the National Popular Vote anti-Electoral College scheme is all about, check out this post.)  -TE A new poll shows that Americans overwhelmingly prefer to scrap the World Series. A shocking 68% of Americans instead believe that Major League Baseball should rely upon “total runs scored”...
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What ever happened to minority rights?

What ever happened to minority rights?

Tweet Democracy, it’s been said, can be two wolves and a sheep voting on what’s for dinner. Unfortunately, a desire for this kind of democracy seems to motivate supporters of NPV like George Soros’s Demos Foundation. Mel Gibson in The Patriot summed up a real concern of many Americans during our Revolution: why exchange...
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The Electoral College Versus the World?

The Electoral College Versus the World?

Tweet Opponents of the Electoral College often imply that America’s presidential election process is undemocratic and out of step with the world. But is it? The 2010 Winter Olympic Games featured athletes from 82 countries. I decided to investigate, using that list, which goes from Albania to Uzbekistan and includes all of the largest...
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Talking Electoral College versus NPV on Crosstalk

Talking Electoral College versus NPV on Crosstalk

Tweet A big thanks to host Jim Schneider and the crew at Crosstalk radio for today’s discussion of the Electoral College versus National Popular Vote. It was my pleasure to be on the program and to talk with so many listeners from around the country. You can visit the Crosstalk website for a description...
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The Electoral College: Interview on The Schilling Show

Tweet I recently had the opportunity to speak with Charlottesville, VA’s Rob Schilling on The Schilling Show. We covered topics like the difference between “democracy” and a “democratic republic”, why the Electoral College is a key component in preserving American liberty, and how NPV threatens to undo its benefits. You can listen here.
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Citizens challenge NPV in Washington

Tweet Referendum 70 (PDF) will give citizens the chance to vote on whether NPV should actually become law in Washington State if the measure gains enough signatures to make it on this November’s ballot. Download the Referendum 70 petition (PDF) here.
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Why Save our States?

The genius of the United States of America: we are both United and States. The American system of states is Federalism. One part of it is the Electoral College, the state-by-state way we elect the President of the United States.

Some 'reformers' want to unravel our system of states. The Freedom Foundation’s Save Our States Project is dedicated to preserving these structures for the sake of liberty. Find out more and join us.