I’ll admit it, when I was in 8th grade civics and the Electoral College process was explained, I didn’t get it. More so, I thought the idea of the colleges were antiquated. Had we not, in our sophisticatedly designed democracy, figured out the voting system? In skipping over the electoral colleges (after all, by the time I was of voting age, they would surely be dismantled), I also didn’t bother to understand the role of delegates in the primary race.… [Read more]
Last year, I was involved in a car accident in which I’m lucky to have survived. Both me and another car tried to merge into the same lane at the same time; our cars kissed on the side and then after bouncing off his car, I over corrected and went off the road and into an embankment, totaling the Ford Explorer I was driving, breaking two vertebrae and tearing my right rotator cuff.… [Read more]
Taxpayer-funded benefits for members of Congress is a topic I have been
bitching complaining about for ages. It’s a point of contention for me that the people who sit as the supreme overlords rulers over the rest of us are able to collect substantial benefits funded by taxpayers especially since they don’t do much to earn them — the same benefits that they seem to think the rest of us are not “entitled” to.… [Read more]
‘It’s in the bag’ is an old expression that means ‘with all due certainty’ or ‘as secure as being in one’s possession’. That’s an expression that no political party should use when it comes to feeling sure that any vote cast is going to be in their favour.
Let’s face it: the way groups of people vote has been taken for granted for a long time; that goes for the U.S., the U.K.… [Read more]