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Eleven States have formed compact to pool electoral votes to country’s popular votes

 

You hear the drumbeat….Hillary Clinton blamed the electoral college among many things for her loss. Now she and others such as Cortex are out on the same old trail. Do away with the electoral college.

What I am here to tell you is that we are well underway of doing away with the electoral college with not so much as amending the Constitution. How? Let me give you a way back post.

Forget the 12th Amendment which demands the Electoral College. Instead form an interstate compact:

Additionally, the framers of the Constitution were attempting to prevent too much power from being directly put into the hands of the public. They were consistently wary of any one party having too much power, and there was no difference between a tyranny of one individual and a tyranny of the majority, in their opinion. The Electoral College system was designed so as to nullify some of the potential for the tyranny of the majority by making population less important in the whole of the Electoral College process. Keep Reading

Now the new wrinkle. Give the State’s electoral votes to the Presidential candidate who wins the country’s popular vote thus insuring the demise of the electoral college and overriding the Constitution.

The Connecticut state Senate on Saturday voted in favor of a measure to give the state’s electoral votes to the presidential candidate who wins the popular vote.

The move puts the state in a position to become the 11th, in addition to Washington, D.C., to join an interstate compact to pool their electoral college votes for the candidate who wins the popular vote.

The state Senate voted 21-14 in favor of the bill, with the support of three GOP lawmakers, The Guardian reported. The measure passed the state House on a 77-73 vote last month. Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy is expected to sign the legislation, according to the report.

With the addition of Connecticut’s seven electoral votes, the compact would have 172 in total. For the compact to go into effect nationally, it would need 270 electoral votes – the number needed for a candidate to win the presidency. More at The Hill

A new map courtesy of the Cook Political Report 

Easy to see how a few States with major Democrat numbers could rule Fly-Over country.

 

 

 

No need to change the constitution. Sounds to me that it’s time to take this action to court and have it adjudicated.

Democrat candidate Cortez calls the system a ‘shadow of slavery’s power’ after the confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Dinesh D’Souza reacts on ‘Fox & Friends.’

 

 

Hint: We are a constitutional republic, not a democratic republic.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Democratic socialist hoping to represent New York’s 14th Congressional District, declared over the weekend that 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 as a democratic republic,” the 28-year-old Boston University graduate tweeted to her 881,000 followers Saturday afternoon.

H/T: Washington Times

Bonus:

Here is a fun interactive map link that shows how America has voted in every election since 1824. Slide the arrow between years for all results: Presidential election results

From an earlier B-ville post:

 

Net change in voter registration in key states since 2016

 

Feel good story of the day. Enjoy. For more details check out Big League Politics

DATA: Blue States Getting Redder and Red States Getting Redder

And the biggie:
*PA Rs net +109,101 Pennsylvania’s shocking march away from the Democrats is breathtaking: Democrats were down another 22,000 since last month and Republicans are surging. Once again, Pennsylvania’s numbers likely speak to Michigan. (Oct 2017)

And, a reminder that in my last report, NH was R net +6,511 and ME was R net +1,201.

GOP could have Stopped Supremes Kagan and Sotomayor with a filibuster but did not

Looks like the GOP as usual stepped up to the Democrats plate both with Kagan and Sotomayor. No filibuster threatened, and better yet, we gave them the number to push it over the top. 60 votes are required to stop a filibuster. We had the numbers. With Kagan five GOPers sent it over the top, with Sotomayor the number was nine. They didn’t insist for another candidate. So who says fair is fair.

Kagan Confirmed Supreme Court – Vote Count tally Breakdown 63-37  July20, 2010

56 of the 57 Senate Democrats voted to confirm Kagan. The only Democrat who rejected the confirmation was Ben Nelson (D-NE). Both of the Senate independents, Joe Lieberman (ID-CT) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT), voted to confirm Kagan. Additionally, five Senate Republicans broke party lines and voted to confirm Kagan; these were Richard Lugar (R-IN), Susan Collins (R-ME), Olympia Snowe (R-ME), Judd Gregg (R-NH), and Lindsey Graham (R-SC). Final count: 63-37. Five Republicans and one Democrat defected.

How Republican Senators Voted on Sotomayor – Interactive Graphic …

How Republican Senators Voted on Sotomayor. An interactive breakdown can be found at the New York Times August 6, 2009.

Judge Sonia Sotomayor was confirmed by the Senate in a 68-to-31 vote on her nomination to the Supreme Court. All Democrats and independents present voted yes (Senator Edward M. Kennedy, who has been battling cancer, was not present for the vote). They were joined by 9 of the 40, or 23 percent of the Republicans in the Senate. This is less than the proportion of Democrats and independents that voted for John G. Roberts Jr. — half of Democrats and independents supported his nomination to Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in 2005. But it is more than the proportion that voted for Samuel Alito in 2006 — just 9 percent of Democrats and independents supported his nomination to the Supreme Court. Below are details on how Republicans voted on Judge Sotomayor.
HOW THE SENATOR VOTED STATE MARGIN OF VICTORY
WHEN LAST ELECTED
STATE’S WINNER IN 2008
PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION
PUBLIC STATEMENT
ABOUT THE NOMINATION
YES Susan Collins Me. +23% OBAMA +17% “I know that I will not agree with MORE»
YES Olympia J. Snowe Me. +53% OBAMA +17% “I was impressed with Judge MORE»
YES Judd Gregg N.H. +33% OBAMA +10% “Although Judge Sotomayor and I MORE»
YES George V. Voinovich Ohio +28% OBAMA +4% “In particular, the one comment MORE»
YES Mel Martinez Fla. +1% OBAMA +3% “Judge Sotomayor’s rise to the MORE»
YES Richard G. Lugar Ind. OBAMA +1% “Judge Sotomayor is clearly MORE»
YES Christopher S. Bond Mo. +13% MCCAIN <1% “If some are saying that a MORE»
YES Lindsey Graham S.C. +15% MCCAIN +9% “I believe she follows precedent, MORE»
YES Lamar Alexander Tenn. +34% MCCAIN +15% “Even though Judge Sotomayor’s MORE»

Soros supported Christie is no more after Kamikaze attack on Rubio

It was a puzzle at the last debate why Christie chose to decimate Rubio. After all, Trump was leading the pack. But then again, just who is/was Christie? What did he hope to accomplish? Was this the plan? Christie had been leaving little doubt all week that Rubio was going to be in his crosshairs come the debate.  So what is going to be the payback for him and who orchestrated it? So let take a look back and think about just who is the real Chris Christie from some of my earlier posts.

Chris Christie raking in the money from Dems – add George Soros to the list June 4, 2013 — bunkerville.

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie is cashing in donations from top Democratic fundraisers and other traditionally liberal donors across the country, even nabbing the support of a handful of rainmakers aligned with President Obama and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a Star-Ledger review of state and federal records shows.

The checks are flying into the Republican governor’s war chest from all sorts of unlikely places — the hedge fund run by liberal billionaire George Soros, for example, and the politically progressive halls of the University of California, Berkeley.

Brigid Harrison, a political science professor at Montclair State University, said much of Christie’s Democratic support stems from a recent fundraiser in California with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.

Palatucci (Christie’s campaign manager) declined to discuss the campaign’s fundraising strategy, but said Christie has done plenty to earn the backing of Democrats.

The Star-Ledger review found:

•â€…Five executives at Soros Fund Management have chipped in a combined $19,000 to the governor’s re-election campaign, state records show. The donor roll includes Soros’ protégé and chief investment officer, Scott Bessent, who tends to fund liberal Democrats, and Sender Cohen, a partner at the hedge fund who more often favors Republicans.

•John Doerr, a top Democratic fundraiser and venture capitalist in California, sent Christie the maximum $3,800 donation for the Republican primary this year. So did his wife. Federal records show the couple has given more than $1.2 million to national Democrats since 1997.

•Tim Mullen, a Chicago investor who gave more than $100,000 to Emanuel’s campaign for mayor in 2011 and bundled from $200,000 to $500,000 for Obama in 2008, has also sent Christie a maximum donation, as has his wife Alice. Mullen was already a Christie donor in 2009, state records show.

NJ Star Ledger (Well worth the full read)

A few more stories that might be of interest.

Governor Christie’s Relationship with Radical Islam 

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s nomination of Sohail Mohammed to be a state judge shows the governor’s tin ear for radical Islam. Not only did he appoint a longtime mouthpiece for radical Islamists to be a judge, but Christie has also turned a blind eye to the activities of one of Mohammed’s clients – radical imam Mohammed Qatanani, head of one of New Jersey’s largest mosques.

Qatanani has a history of Hamas support and was related by marriage to a leading Hamas operative in the West Bank. This fall, Qatanani will return to a New Jersey immigration court, where the Department of Homeland Security is fighting to have him deported. In his initial application for a green card filed in 1999, government lawyers say Qatanani failed to disclose a conviction in an Israeli military court for being a Hamas member and providing support to the terrorist group.

Oddly, Christie – a Republican who was then the U.S. Attorney for New Jersey – sided with Qatanani against DHS, allowing a top lieutenant, Assistant U.S. Attorney Charles McKenna, to testify as a character witness at Qatanani’s first immigration trial, and publicly embracing the imam at a Ramadan breakfast at his mosque. Christie later appointed McKenna as New Jersey’s head of homeland security..

As general counsel to the American Muslim Union (AMU), Mohammed often represented clients subject to government allegations concerning terrorists. The AMU often is highly critical of U.S. counter-terrorism efforts.

One online newsletter even included a claim that a “Zionist commando orchestrated the 9/11 terrorist attacks” and shows support for a “Rabbi” from the extremist Jewish organization Neturei Karta, which denies the right of Israel to exist and supports its dismantling.

Read more at: Investigative Reports

N.J. turns away non-union power crews – Christie cut his deal

How desperate is hurricane-ravaged New Jersey? Not desperate enough to suspend a union monopoly that keeps the state in the bottom ten states for economic competitiveness (and #48 for business friendliness). Relief crews from Alabama who were specifically called to New Jersey found themselves diverted to Long Island, NY after they arrived because they use non-union labor. New Jersey folks will just have to wait to get their power on.

WAFF-TV of Hunstville, AL reports:

Crews from Huntsville, as well as Decatur Utilities and Joe Wheeler out of Trinity headed up there this week, but Derrick Moore, one of the Decatur workers, said they were told by crews in New Jersey that they can’t do any work there since they’re not union employees….

Understandably, Moore said they’re frustrated being told “thanks, but no thanks.”

Mitt Romney and Chris Christie on Climate Change

“First, a couple of preliminary things. In the past I’ve always said that climate change is real and it’s impacting our state. There’s undeniable data that CO2 levels and other greenhouse gases in our atmosphere are increasing. This decade average temperatures have been rising, temperature changes are affecting weather patterns and our climate……

At about 5.15 minutes in, it gets rare with Chris. He intends to eliminate all coal plants, and create off shore wind. Green energy coming your way New Jersey! Enjoy the view. Full transcript over at the clip.

Kasich pleads for Democrat’s vote

Here is a hint for flipper (Kasich) as I call him, flapping his hands all around.You have to get through the GOP primaries. First. Before you can be the nominee. Second hint. Most primaries are not open. So keep appealing to the Democrats and your flippers will flip no more. Here we go:

Branding himself as a compromise candidate, Kasich said Sanders is too hot, and Clinton too cold – but the Ohio governor is just right.

“So, I’m still an undecided voter, but I’m choosing between you, Hillary, and Bernie Sanders,” the woman said in the C-SPAN 3 video posted to YouTube. “So my question is why should I vote for you in the Democratic primary?”

Kasich approached the woman in the audience to get “up close and personal” before going into his spiel.

Kasich reiterated that his only boss is his wife, then transitioned to explain that he’s a great compromise between Clinton and Sanders, likening himself to the perfect porridge.

“We got to get hope back in the country again, and Hillary is too brittle and Bernie is way out here on the extreme,” Kasich told the young woman. “I’m the right porridge. One of them is too hot, the other one’s too cold, but I got the right temperature.”

Victory is Ours! Republicans Sock it to them!

No matter how they spin it, we done good!!In Pennsylvania, Republicans rgibbsswept the State-wide offices. Your not hearing much about that! We are on the move. Don’t fret thinking about NY-23. Dede was a Dem, would have voted democratic so no loss there. The Whitehouse and MSM is now saying they would rather have another Representative than Governors– wow, that is a stretch. A trifecta would have been nice, but we taught the party bosses that it is a new world. New Jersey was sweet, Virginia-wow!

http://hotair.com/archives/2009/11/03/open-thread-new-jersey/

http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/11/forget_the_21_spin_it_was_a_ro.html

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