Republican Wave shirtsAs discussed here recently, more early voting means more expensive campaigns, more money in politics, more entrenched incumbents, and more uninformed voting.  In Jonah Goldberg’s column last week, he agrees: “Vote Early and Ignorant”

Both political parties were determined to boost turnout among “low-propensity voters,” a euphemism for people who don’t care very much about politics. Naturally, this often means they also don’t know very much about politics. . . .

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Continuing on the recent topic of voter fraud, more news about how illegal voters may actually be changing outcomes and helping Democrats win elections:

PJ Media reports,

An election integrity watchdog group is suing the state of Maryland, alleging that it has discovered massive and ongoing fraudulent voting by non-U.S. citizens in one county. But because of the way that the non-citizens are able to cast votes in elections, the fraud is likely happening in every single county and subdivision across the state. The group believes that the illegal voting has been happening for years.

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Change Happens

June 27, 2012

I stopped by the bargain rack at the poster store today.  Guess what was on clearance:

(The discounted poster shows the face of Barack Obama and the words “Change can happen”.)

It sure can.

No one is buying Obama any more; so the store is trying to get rid of him.  There’s a metaphor somewhere in there.

New Patch on Old Cloth?

October 30, 2010

(Or do I just want to teach an old dog an old trick?)

The Constitution originally provided that, while the members of the House of Representatives would be elected directly by the people, members of the Senate would be chosen by state legislatures.  This part of the Constitution remained unchanged for most of our country’s history.  Then, about a hundred years ago, the Seventeenth Amendment made senators directly elected, like congressmen. Read the rest of this entry »