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  • What will the liberal media do if Obama loses the popular vote but wins the Electoral College?

    I have a bet with a friend that if President Obama wins re-election in the Electoral College but loses the popular vote, all the raging against the Electoral College in the print and broadcast media will immediately cease. Within three months, you won't...
  • New Term, Familiar Challenges for Barack Obama

    New Term, Familiar Challenges for Barack Obama
    Washington -- Democrats are collecting spoils beyond what many predicted, Republicans are licking wounds after a bruising battle, and the country is waking up to the mix of euphoric celebration and bitter disappointment that accompanies the long-awaited...
  • How to fix the Electoral College

    Ohio, Virginia, Florida: If you don't live in one of these or a few other "battleground" states, you may feel disenfranchised in U.S. presidential elections. As a Marylander, no major party candidate competes for your vote — even if the nationwide...
  • O.C. voter turnout far behind 2008, but mail-in ballots up

    O.C. voter turnout far behind 2008, but mail-in ballots up
    Just over 19% of registered Orange County voters had cast ballots by 3 p.m. Tuesday, a notable drop from the 2008 elections, county officials said. Four years ago, about 35% of the registered voters had voted by 3 p.m. An increase in vote-by-mail ballots...
  • Obama Takes Key Battlegrounds to Win Re-election

    Obama Takes Key Battlegrounds to Win Re-election
    President Barack Obama rode a wave of broad support from minorities, women and moderates to win re-election Tuesday by defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney in Democratic strongholds and key battleground states. According to CNN projections,...
  • Obama supporters savoring re-election

    Obama supporters savoring re-election
    President Obama's supporters are savoring his re-election Wednesday. The president won another four years at the White House after he defeated Mitt Romney on Tuesday. Obama won at least 303 Electoral College votes; 33 more than was needed   In...
  • The Electoral College is immoral

    Regardless of Election Day's results, it's time to call the Electoral College what it truly is — immoral. Obtaining equal voting rights has been a struggle in the United States since our inception. We immorally excluded women and entire ethnicities....
  • Spare us more politics-as-sport

    As a septuagenarian (and Democrat), I was happy that President Barack Obama won re-election, but sad that the morning-after TV news shows reported the win as "the election results validated the Obama team's game plan," rather than the election was the...
  • Electoral College a legacy of slavery

    The "Making presidential elections fairer" commentary (Nov. 17) omits that the Electoral College is another legacy of slavery. The compromise of 1787, the counting of slaves as three-fifths of a person in determining the number of representatives in...
  • Tom Z's Highly Unethical College Football Gambling Picks: Week 11

    Tom Z's Highly Unethical College Football Gambling Picks: Week 11
    Before we get into this week’s lines, there’s something I have to address. Last week’s Alabama-LSU game was a thriller. LSU had the top-ranked Crimson Tide on the ropes, and it seemed like we were about to witness the most unlikely of...
  • Election System Could Use A Shake-Up

    Election System Could Use A Shake-Up
    The balloons, posters and confetti had not yet been swept up, or crying towels laundered, when talk turned to 2016 candidates. Good heavens, could we not have a few months' respite? But as we look forward, as eventually we must, shouldn't we talk...