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Loving California from a safe distance by Miguel A. Faria, MD

Charles Richardson’s column of February 4 insisting the popular vote count is “a moot point” could have been completely accurate if — and this is a big if — there were not at least 11 heavily liberal Democratic states, including California, trying to undermine the Electoral College and instead making the popular vote supreme in presidential elections. …

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The Democrats’ unwarranted partisan assault on the Electoral College by Miguel A. Faria, MD

Update: The assault on the Electoral college continues. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the Democratic Socialist from New York’s 14th Congressional District claims the Electoral College is a racist American relic that must be abolished: ” ‘It is well past time we eliminate the Electoral College, a shadow of slavery’s power on America today that undermines our nation …

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How the Electoral College kept four California counties from dictating to the entire nation! by Miguel A. Faria, MD

As Ronald Reagan used to say, when repeatedly correcting misstatements, “here we go again!” And yes, I repeatedly hear the United States of America referred to as a democracy by both parroting ignorants as well as those who know or should know better. Just recently a letter to the editor in my local paper argued …

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Faria: The Electoral College in the U.S. Constitutional Republic

This summer at least three editorials have appeared in my local, Georgia newspaper, the Macon Telegraph, about how the Electoral College process works and explaining why our Founding Fathers created that system for presidential elections. They were not always accurate. One writer, for example, wrote, “The framers… felt the common, everyday, average, eligible voter was …

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Let’s keep the Electoral College in Georgia

In a recent column in The Telegraph, Steve Berman wrote the Georgia Legislature was considering “giving up our state’s sovereignty” by proposing House Bill 929 that would elect the president by the popular vote without an Electoral College. He is correct. The American founders, including James Madison, the master builder of the Constitution, opposed direct mass …

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The Electoral College and the U.S. Presidential Elections Revisited

The Founding Fathers in their wisdom established a Constitutional Republic with a federal system in which each and every state, large and small, has a major stake in the election of the chief executives, the President and Vice President, of the United States of America. This federal system incorporated an enduring system of checks and …

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