This Day in History: Colorado grants women the right to vote

On this day in 1893, Colorado voters approve a measure giving women the right to vote. Wait? What? Individual states gave women the right to vote even before the Constitution included a similar requirement? The 19th Amendment, addressing this issue, would not be ratified until 1920. Yes, you read that correctly. States acted on their […]

“The Indispensable Electoral College” — forthcoming on Monday!

Great news!  My new book, The Indispensable Electoral College: How the Founders’ Plan Saves Our Country from Mob Rule, will be released tomorrow, October 30, 2017.  I hope everyone enjoys the book.  More information is attached below.  Order from Amazon or Barnes & Noble! Publisher’s Description: Is the Electoral College anti-democratic? It would certainly seem […]

No Electoral College = No President-Elect Yet?

I ran across an interesting post on the Washington Times website the other day.  The post was understated, basically an afterthought to this year’s election.  The writer was simply remarking upon updated popular vote totals. Guess what? Mitt Romney finally passed John McCain’s high water mark from 2008.  One less thing to bash the Romney […]

Electoral College Myth: The Electoral College is a Partisan Institution

Myth number 8 in my series on Electoral College myths. Please don’t miss the earlier myths, posted here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. Myth:  If you are a Democrat, you should not support the Electoral College.  If you are a Republican, you should. Fact: No one ever expresses this myth quite so bluntly as […]

The World Series Imitates the Electoral College

In honor of the World Series of Baseball, which is starting today, I am reposting a piece of satire that I wrote in 2011. Enjoy! Poll: Americans Want to Scrap World Series A new poll shows that Americans overwhelmingly prefer to scrap the World Series. A shocking 68% of Americans instead believe that Major League […]