Tag: Voting Rights Act

Would Gerald Katz pay to get his kids into the electoral college?

Would Gerald Katz pay to get his kids into the electoral college?
In his letter to the editor in the March 30th Vail Daily, Mr. Gerald Katz of Edwards, CO, seems to embrace the concept of the electoral college for reasons which I find both specious and bewildering. Click HERE if you need a little refresher on the electoral college: Like overpriced health care, overpopulated prisons, overly... Read more »

If you don't vote, you are part of the problem

If you don't vote, you are part of the problem
In 22 countries around the world it is illegal NOT to vote. Skipping out on your patriotic duty in Australia will cost you $20. I don’t know if that’s $20 Australian or U.S., but you can read more HERE. In 1773 the Sons of Liberty boarded three British ships in Boston Harbor and dumped 342... Read more »

1903: A year to remember

1903:  A year to remember
If you’ve visited this space before, you know that it’s usually a rant about the fragile state of our democracy and the danger posed by “alternative facts.” There’s a reason it’s called the Chicago Board of Tirade. Let’s take a break from all that today and think about a simpler time in our history that... Read more »
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