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Electoral College, Part II

Not long after the Presidential election on November 8, 2016, there was much discussion in the news and on social media about the Electoral College. I have been an advocate to abolish the Electoral College long before this election and continue to support that opinion. However, just like with most stories in this fast-paced world, something that is a hot topic one day is completely forgotten about the next. So, in this, Part 2 of this series on the Electoral College, I wanted to share some information and some interaction I had to keep this important issue on top of your mind.

Voting(?) for President

Now the the popular vote for President of the United States has concluded I can reveal to the world, hopefully without repercussion, something that will likely upset a large portion of my readers. I did not vote for President. “But Wes,” you say, “I know I saw the terrible cliche voting booth selfie on your Instagram account showing you were in the voting booth.” That’s true, you did see that picture. I did vote. I always vote. I just never vote for President and I won’t vote in a Presidential election until the Constitution is amended to remove the concept of the Electoral College.

Jury Duty Batman...Weekly Weight Update

This week started off with a bang if you can call a 400 mile road trip with a sick 2-year-old a bang. As you know from last week (because both of you are regular readers and are already up-to-date after reading Graduation), Rizzo, Cece, and I were down in North Carolina for my brother-in-law's high school graduation. On Sunday morning we began the 6+ hour drive back up to Herndon, VA. It started off just fine especially when we were able to track down a nice looking and delicious coffee shop to grab some breakfast for the road.