Daily Archives: November 14, 2016

The Enduring Usefulness Of The Electoral College: A Constitutional Essay

Recently I received in my inbox an email from moveon.org that urged my support of a petition to abolish the Electoral College and put in its place a national election that would elect the winner of a plurality.  This petition … Continue reading

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Book Review: Alexander Hamilton’s Guide To Life

Alexander Hamilton’s Guide To Life, by Jeff Wilser [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Three Rivers Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I have not previously read any of the author’s other books, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Jefferson Bible

The Jefferson Bible:  The Life And Morals Of Jesus Of Nazereth, by Thomas Jefferson This book, one of the most famous scissor jobs on the Gospels that has ever existed, except perhaps for Tatian’s efforts or the removal of Jewish … Continue reading

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