Religious freedom, the First Amendment, and this week in history

Two interesting things happened during this week in history: First, on September 25, 1789, the first Congress approved several proposed constitutional amendments and sent them to the states for ratification. Included among these was the language that would eventually become the First Amendment to the United States Constitution: Congress shall make no law respecting an […]

Did you know that JFK was a defender of the Electoral College?

Speaking in support of the Electoral College, John F. Kennedy once referred to the checks and balances in the Constitution as a “solar system” of power: [I]t is not only the unit vote for the Presidency we are talking about, but a whole solar system of governmental power. If it is proposed to change the […]

Should the U.S. Abolish the Electoral College System?

Naturally, I think the answer is “no”! I was asked to participate in this debate, appearing at  The link is here.  The following experts (besides myself) have posted thoughts on the matter.  Please feel free to post comments here or at NerdWallet! Jessica Peck, Esq., Executive Director of Colorado’s Open Government Institute Professor Gerald […]

People keep asking why I wrote a book about the Electoral College, so…..

People keep asking me why I wrote a book about the Electoral College.  The answer is not what you might expect!  Here is an excerpt from the second edition of my book, which explains how I accidentally found myself writing a book about our presidential election system: This author is an accidental defender of the Electoral College. […]