Category Archives: Civics

Amy Coney Barrett Senate vote to take place October 26, 2020 – Happy birthday Hillary Clinton!

Yes, Hillary will celebrate her 73rd birthday on Monday, October 26, 2020. U.S. News & World Report The Senate will vote on confirming Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the seat of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg … Continue reading

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Electoral College Myth #3: The Electoral College is undemocratic

This is a great explanation of why we have the electoral college and how it has served us well over time. An excerpt from the Tara Ross blog: Myth: The person who wins the national popular vote should win the … Continue reading

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“A simple democracy, or an unbalanced republic, is one of the greatest evils”

Thus said Benjamin Rush. Every time somebody says that the USA is a democracy, kindly correct them! Written by TARA ROSS: On this day in 1789, a signer of the Declaration of Independence writes a letter to John Adams. The … Continue reading

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How much do you know about American history?

Remember the citizenship test I posted a link to a few years ago? It was included in this post, but the updated link is at the end of today’s post. What’s it all about? Speaking Up! Here’s some stats that … Continue reading

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