Let's try some electoral math

this is just a thinking exercise We are currently getting 5million votes per day.  That will drop on weekends a bit PERHAPS if some states don’t allow voting on either Saturday or Sunday. We have AT LEAST 42 Million votes in already. In 2016 there were approximately 135 million votes cast. Hillary got 65,853,514 Trump…

Whether we should eliminate the Electoral College really raises two questions. (A short discussion)

Although frequently posed as one question — “should we eliminate the Electoral College?” — there really are two separate questions: should we (i) abolish the Electoral College, but keep the formulation where each state’s weight is based on the combined total of its US Senators and Representatives, or (ii) move entirely to a national popular vote? I believe we should enact Option…

thoughts on the President's attempted electoral coup – UPDATE AT END

There are a number of issues to address, but let me start with this, from the 14th Amendment: But when the right to vote at any election for the choice of electors for President and Vice President of the United States, Representatives in Congress, the executive and judicial officers of a state, or the members…

Trump is fundraising in Texas as he continues to lose in Electoral College polling

Remember that his visit to a Texas oil-rig makes it an “official” trip. He’s whining about Fox News coverage, among other things. His fundraising shtick will have the usual things, although there likely will be some idiocy leaking from the event. Today’s meme is that “Democrats will abolish the suburbs”. The Economist’s polling model continues to find…

Insecure IMPOTUS displays 2016 electoral map during prayer event

First of all, no one is stopping kids from praying on the football field (see first tweet below). Secondly, liberals don’t want to “prohibit religious expression.” I support every American’s right to believe any stupid thing they want to, whether it’s that Xenu the Evil Galactic Overlord transported billions of people to earth in DC-8s 75 million…