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Quote of the Day

Until you do something, nothing is going to change. ~Anonymous

Those Voices Don’t Speak for the Rest of Us!

Quote of the Day

“Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!” ~ Patrick Henry

Popular Vote for Election of President

Three Arguments Against the Electoral College The risk of so-called “faithless” Electors, The possible role of the Electoral College in depressing voter turnout, and Its failure to accurately reflect the national popular will. The risk of so-called “faithless” Electors. A “faithless Elector” is one who is pledged to vote for his party’s candidate for president […]

How the National Popular Vote Works

The following is a letter written in 2011 to our Representatives in opposition to HB 3517 as testimony to be added to the public record. Dear Representatives, HB 3517 enacts Interstate Compact for Agreement among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote. Please accept this as testimony for the hearing being held […]

Quote of the Day

When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents, in the construction of the state, will be of no service. They will become flatterers instead of legislators; the instruments, not the guides, of the people. Edmund Burke Read more: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/e/edmund_burke_5.html#ixzz1JIFaIkxO

O, America ~ by Celtic Woman

For Those of You That Wanted Change . . . Here it Is

After two years of Obama and his administration… January 2009 TODAY % chg Source Avg. retail price/gallon gas in U.S. $1.83 $3.104 69.6% 1 Crude oil, European Brent (barrel) $43.48 $99.02 127.7% 2 Crude oil, West TX Inter. (barrel) $38.74 $91.38 135.9% 2 Gold: London (per troy oz.) $853.25 $1,369.50 60.5% 2 Corn, No.2 yellow, […]