Posts Tagged elections

Barack Obama Truly was a “Change” President

Famously and amorphously promising “hope and change” in 2008, Barack Obama swept into the Oval Office on a wave of identity politics and apparent electoral lust for political change. But now that the dust has settled following his eight year run and the substance of his policies, decisions, and actions as president have become real, […]

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The Election is Official

Yesterday, the Electoral College formally cast their votes for their respective presidential candidates. Following all the hoopla and threats, ultracrepidarian pandering and pleading, and childish tantrums, when it was all said and done Donald Trump received the expected and requisite Electoral College votes and Hillary Clinton experienced more “faithless electors” than he ultimately did (and […]

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Mandatory Voting in America?

President Obama yesterday pointed out how seemingly beneficial compulsory voting requirements would be for America. And here I thought the president was “pro-choice.” For my part, I say why not? It is not like this is a free country.

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