Will Connecticut vote to effectively abolish the Electoral College?

Connecticut is currently considering the possibility of adopting the anti-Electoral College National Popular Vote plan.  Nine states plus Washington, D.C. have already adopted the plan.  Connecticut would be the 10th state to join the NPV compact. Connecticut’s GAE committee is holding a hearing on this matter TODAY (Monday, February 24).  If you live in Connecticut, please […]

This Week in History: Valley Forge, Aaron Burr arrested; Washington’s birthday

Happy Sunday!  Attached is a summary of my “morning history” posts from this past week.  Enjoy and have a great week! Monday, February 17 Happy President’s Day! On this day in 1801, Thomas Jefferson is elected the third President of the United States. He was elected by the House of Representatives because the Electoral College […]

This Week in History: Sons of Liberty, Battle of Kettle Creek, Gadsden Flag

Happy Sunday!  Attached is a summary of my “morning history” posts from this past week.  Enjoy and have a great week! Monday, February 10 On this day in 1780, British Lt. Gen. Wilhelm von Knyphausen and his men attempt to capture General George Washington. More here: http://on.fb.me/1f3HjoS Tuesday, February 11 On this day in 1765, […]