"The whole people must take upon themselves the education of the whole people and be willing to bear the expenses of it. There should not be a district of one mile square, without a school in it, not founded by a charitable individual, but maintained at the public expense of the people themselves." -- John Adams

"No money shall be drawn from the treasury, for the benefit of any religious or theological institution." -- Indiana Constitution Article 1, Section 6.

"...no man shall be compelled to frequent or support any religious worship, place, or ministry whatsoever, nor shall be enforced, restrained, molested, or burthened in his body or goods, nor shall otherwise suffer on account of his religious opinions or belief; but that all men shall be free to profess, and by argument to maintain, their opinion in matters of religion, and that the same shall in no wise diminish enlarge, or affect their civil capacities." – Thomas Jefferson

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Electoral College

C.G.P. Grey, the great Youtube explainer, explains how the electoral college works and why we should do away with it just in time for the election.




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You can also read about the how the Electoral College works at the National Archives, which has a video as well.

In How the Electoral College Works, the How Stuff Works web site takes a turn explaining.

Finally, here are Five myths about the Electoral College in which some interesting thoughts about the history of the Electoral College are discussed.

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Stop the Testing Insanity!


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