This is what comes when people do not take care of their democracy.
I like waking up knowing I don’t have to go to work so much that I do it 3 or 4 times a day.
That disaster has happened twice in this century alone.
I understand what you are saying, and what you say is correct and true. I believe it was Hancock who came up with the Electoral College to make voting more ‘fair’ to smaller states. Today with the higher population centers on the coasts, and less in the plains, some form of fairness is needed. I am not smart enough to come up with a better idea.
We should keep in mind that we are The United STATES of America, and many of our constitutional laws enforce and enhance those individual state’s rights. While voting directly for president would surely benefit my political views because of the coasts, I’d prefer a more fair system.
The last time I played golf the best two balls I hit was when I stepped on the rake coming out of the sand trap.
You are so very wrong on all points.
The Democrats do not want more government or governmental control, those are conservative fear peddling talking points.
I agree for the most part, though I think the Electoral College is not a conservative mistake. I think it is still the best idea for a fair election system for smaller states and smaller populations. It can be, and should be ‘tweaked’ as needed.
Old style conservatives were no better than today’s conservatives. As mentioned by CDWARD they seized every opportunity to oppose what this Nation is supposed to be. Our Founders doubted they could defeat the World’s Super Power in revolution, but knew for certain they could not with 7 colonies. Again, trying to build a new Nation sacrifices were made by Native Americans, slaves and former slaves. It is still best to have a balanced philosophical government, but, as is evidenced, that is most difficult to do due to the already mentioned human greed.