What Donald Trump Can Learn From Sarah Palin (VIDEO)
Rants / December 17, 2016

Whether you’re a Democrat, Republican or anything in between and you were around during the 2008 presidential election, you’ll remember when John McCain named Sarah Palin as his VP running mate. I’m no Republican, but I was just as energized about the choice as any GOP supporter was at the time. Here was this young woman in her 40s, a very attractive, outdoorsy Governor of Alaska with a large family. Not only had Sarah Palin just been swept onto the national political stage, but she did it with her own newborn in tow! Her appointment didn’t make me want to vote conservative. However, as a woman I was thrilled and excited for Palin. I was impressed with Senator John McCain for choosing such an unlikely and truly innovative running mate. McCain became my secret feminist hero. As excitement mounted and the press did their vetting of this remote governor we became more and more fascinated. Until she began to… talk. Some of what she said didn’t seem to make any sense. Some of it was pure gold. For example, this quote from her acceptance speech at the RNC in 2008: “Our nominee for president (McCain) is a true profile in courage, and…

Think You Know Why The Electoral College Exists? – You’re Wrong (VIDEO)
Rants / December 17, 2016

Think You Know Why The Electoral College Exists? – You’re Wrong If you’re anything like millions of Americans, you thought the Electoral College was created to even out the disparity in population between the coasts and rural areas during political campaigns. It turns out we were wrong. In fact, we weren’t even close. The Electoral College was in fact created for the exact situation we find ourselves in now. With a president who is considered temperamentally unfit for the office. Federalist Paper No.68 & The Electoral College Federalist Paper No. 68 is an appeal to the public and the Congress to create an adaptation to the popular voting system. For an overview, The Federalist Papers were described this way: “The Federalist Papers were a series of eighty-five essays urging the citizens of New York to ratify the new United States Constitution. Written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay, the essays originally appeared anonymously in New York newspapers in 1787 and 1788 under the pen name “Publius.” The Federalist Papers are considered one of the most important sources for interpreting and understanding the original intent of the Constitution.” Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay wrote the majority of the letters, though…