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Electoral College meets to formally elect Trump, amid protests

Electors gathered in state capitals across the country Monday to formalize the results of the presidential election, a typically routine process that has become high drama amid a fervent – and likely doomed – push by anti-Donald Trump forces to deny him the victory he claimed on Nov. 8. Several delegations already have cast their

Ken Blackwell: If Ben Franklin Could Vote

You’ve got to hand it to Pennsylvania voters. They must be among the most patriotic Americans. After all, as the redoubtable Robert Knight recently revealed, hundreds of voters over 100 have been casting ballots, apparently for years. One was reportedly born on August 7, 1853, making him a very young 163. He voted in both

Why We Must Defend the Constitution, the Guardian of Liberty

Congressman Keith Rothfus,  September 17 is a special day for our country.  That is the day, in 1787, when the Constitutional Convention meeting in Philadelphia agreed to the framework for the nation’s government, our Constitution. Every American should take time that day to read the seven articles and twenty-seven amendments that are supposed to guide

Origins of the Electoral College

US Election Atlas – by William C. Kimberling The Constitutional Convention considered several possible methods of selecting a president. One idea was to have the Congress choose the president. This idea was rejected, however, because some felt that making such a choice would be too divisive an issue and leave too many hard feelings in

Walter E. Williams: Attacking Our Nation’s Founders

During Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign visit to Liberty University, he told the students that our nation was created on racist principles. Students at a Christian-based university, such as Liberty, do not often hear the founders-as-racists argument. But it is featured at many other universities, as well as primary and secondary schools. Most often, the hate-America

Obama Unhappy with America’s Constitutional Balance of Powers President “I am not a dictator” Obama, the same man who once bemoaned that the U.S. Constitution is deeply flawed and America’s Founding Fathers had “an enormous blind spot” when they wrote it, is again complaining that our Constitutional Republic does not satisfy his dictatorial aspirations. Apparently, the inconvenience of having each state represented

Obama blames Founding Fathers’ ˜structural’ design of Congress for gridlock

 President Obama is taking a swipe at the Founding Fathers, blaming his inability to move his agenda on the “disadvantage” of having each state represented equally in the Senate. At a Democratic fundraiser in Chicago Thursday night, Mr. Obama told a small group of wealthy supporters that there are several hurdles to keeping Democrats in

Could U.S. Constitution Be Changed to Eliminate Second Amendment?

Entire founding document may be up for review after Michigan vote The entire U.S. Constitution could be up for review after Michigan became the 34th state to vote in favor of a Constitutional Convention, satisfying a rule that states America’s founding document can be amended if two thirds of state legislatures approve the measure. Article

The Article V Convention Scam

The John Birch Society – by Larry Greenley Article V convention advocates deceptively state that such a convention would be “limited.” Col: MASON 2ded & followed Mr. Randolph in [criticizing] the dangerous power and structure of the Government, concluding that it would end either in monarchy, or a tyrannical aristocracy; which, he was in doubt, but one or other,