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What’s Up With the Electoral College?

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What’s Up With the Electoral College?

We revere the Founding Fathers for their wisdom in crafting the Constitution more than 200 years ago and for their gift of rights and liberties we continue to embrace and defend. But their same words and ideas gave us the electoral college system for selecting our president, so why are people eager to get rid of it now? …

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Clues to 2016 Election Results

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Clues to 2016 Election Results

The 2016 presidential race offered many clues pointing to Donald Trump’s eventual election win over Hillary Clinton. The clues started in the primaries with the high Republican voter turnout, which, combined with later clues and the history of past presidential elections, provided enough evidence that the surprise finish should not have been a big surprise….

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Remembering Bill Biggart on 9/11

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Remembering Bill Biggart on 9/11

Remembering the horrible events of the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center on its 15th anniversary, among the 2,996 people killed that day to honor was Bill Biggart who raced from his family to photograph the unfolding tragedy, forever now part of it, the only member of the news media killed that day….

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Does the Olympic Medal Count Count?

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Does the Olympic Medal Count Count?

Every time the Olympics rolls around, we are presented with dutiful media updates on the ongoing tally of gold, silver and bronze medals won by the competing countries, a proxy for the sports prowess of the competing superpower nations. So, given the dissimilarity of each country and their sports teams, how does the Olympic medal count count?…

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