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US Constitutional Amendments – 12th Amendment – Electoral College

The Electors shall meet in their respective states, and vote by ballot for President and Vice-President, one of whom, at least, shall not be an inhabitant of the same state with themselves; they shall name in their ballots the person voted for as President, and in distinct ballots the person voted for as Vice-President, and they shall make distinct lists of all persons voted for as President, and all persons voted for as Vice-President and of the number of votes for each, which lists they shall sign and certify, and transmit sealed to the seat of the government of the United States, directed to the President of the Senate.

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Philosophy

US Constitution Series 17: Checks and Balances in the Constitution Prevent Abuse of Power

 Checks and Balances in the Constitution Prevent Abuse of Power

From The 5,000 Year Leap—A Miracle that Changed the World

By W. Cleon Skousen

A System of Checks and Balances Should Be Adopted to Prevent the Abuse of Power… 1,216 more words

History

What does the First Amendment say?

Hello and welcome to part 2 of our series on the Bill of Rights. We’re moving into the First Amendment here. It’s the celebrity Amendment in the Bill of Rights. 1,699 more words

Politics

President responds to TPP critics: ‛Shut up’

WASHINGTON (Rooters agency) – The President today responded to Congressional critics of the TPP, which he called “the most progressive trade agreement since the Treaties of Tientsin.” 440 more words

Congress

GOP aids Obama’s stealth immigration, climate change power grab & UPDATE

Republicans foolishly poised to give Obama fast track on Trans Pacific Partnership, providing irreversible authority, since treaties supersede statutes under U.S. Constitution

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Illegal Immigration

Rabyd Opinion - How to Prove You Believe in Free Speech

Free Speech is always under fire.  Mostly what you see is this notion of controlling speech from all sides because they don’t like what is being presented or said so they want it shut down.  554 more words

Leadership

Jeb Bush Says Gay Marriage Isn't a Constitutional Right

“…we need to be stalwart supporters of traditional marriage.”

Yeah because that’s worked out so well. How about you outlaw divorce and then tell me how your “traditional” marriage is the best option for children and this country.

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Politics