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The Trouble with the Electoral College

The Trouble with the Electoral College

In a fair democracy everyone’s vote should count equally, but the method that the United States uses to elect its president, called the electoral college, violates this principle by making sure that some people’s votes are more equal than others. The Electoral College is, essentially, the 538 votes that determine who wins the presidency. If …

Rand Paul and Aqua Buddha!

Rand Paul and Aqua Buddha!

David Gregory on meet the press. this this is this is got me scratch my head the news everybody’s buzzing about the fact the Rand Paul is going off on bill clinton monica lewinsky something that happened what seventeen years ago or something like that and and that we litigated as a nation book Bill …

The American Revolution – OverSimplified (Part 1)

*Fancy music* “Hooooooly smokes!” Christopher Columbus! That is no way to address the King and Queen of Spain! What is wrong with you?” “Ok. Ok!” “So you know how we’re looking for a new trade route to India, right?” “Right” “And the earth is round, right?” “Right.” “So I’m thinking we can just sail the …

Smithsonian’s African-American History Museum an ‘Opportunity for Understanding’

bjbjLULU JEFFREY BROWN: And finally tonight, a new institution to help tell America’s story. AUDIENCE: Three, two, one. WOMAN: Break ground. (APPLAUSE) JEFFREY BROWN: An official ground-breaking today marked a pivotal moment in a long journey, to build the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History and Culture on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Given …

The Clinton Body Count Conspiracy

The Clinton Body Count Conspiracy

On July 16th, 1999, John F. Kennedy Junior died with his family when their plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean. The circumstances surrounding the crash continue to raise questions. Days before his death, Kennedy was declared a frontrunner for the New York Senate seat, putting him ahead of his rival, First Lady Hillary Clinton. After …

A pivotal week in the history of the Trump presidency

PETE WILLIAMS: President Trump at odds with his own White House and a Supreme Court nominee moves a step closer to confirmation. I’m Pete Williams. Robert Costa will join us from the road. Welcome to Washington Week. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: (From video.) The so-called resistance is angry because their horrible ideas have been rejected by …