MInTheGap

Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.

Should Everyone Have a Vote?

January 15th, 2009 Viewed 2112 times, 3 so far today

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Yesterday we considered the Electoral College, but in order to fully appreciate the discussion, I think we need to look into the system that was set up by the Founders.  When we look at this question, however, we have to start with voting, and what we find may be shocking to some of you.

Obama Wins Election

January 14th, 2009 Viewed 2494 times, 2 so far today

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Contrary to what you’re lead to believe, the election of a President is not decided on election night by news anchors with big screens contacting election headquarters.  In fact, President-Elect Obama just won the election January 8, 2009.  The vote was 365 to 173 in favor of Pres-Elect Obama over Sen. McCain.

We’re Not a Democracy

February 15th, 2008 Viewed 1995 times, 1 so far today

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What’s always interesting to me, every election year, is how the general assumption that we’re a democracy permeates our understanding of how government functions such that we get a lot of strange ideas in our heads.  So, to help mitigate some of this confusion, I offer the following bits of information about our government in the hopes that it will be edifying to all.

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Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.