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Episode 367: Vetting of Candidates Before Giving Your Suffrage

Vetting of Candidates video available on Rumble

How are you vetting candidates before giving your suffrage in this November midtermVetting election? The fact is that I have not seen proper or in-depth vetting of candidates since 2009 in Clark County, Washington. We did such a good job at getting to the nit-grit that a now sitting Congresswoman was heard on our sound guy’s headphones repeating to herself, ‘I can do this.’ She was having to work up her confidence since the vetting was not the simple standard questions.

This week I take you through how to really get to understand what the candidate is about. I will differentiate the methodology used for local candidates, state level candidates, federal level candidates and yes, even judicial candidates.

Most venues for candidates questioning are playful panels that never get to the deep and underlying truths of who a candidate is and how will they actually function once elected. You have the responsibility for the vetting of candidates before giving your suffrage. Continue reading

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10-20-18 Ageless Constitution and Voting

Ageless Constitution and Voting

We do have an Ageless Constitution that is most pertinent to the present. It is timeless in Principles. A most Critical discussion during the 1787 debates was and continues to be on Voting.

What does ‘Suffrage’ mean? How do we maintain the equity in Voting? And is our Constitution Timeless – Ageless?

I discuss all of these questions on this program. The concept of ‘Suffrage’ was heavily debated and James Madison is our primary arbiter in this discussion. It is critical to hear what Mason has to say to understand how important the right to vote is and that we need moral and virtuous Citizens that can develop into moral and virtuous elected representatives.

With that said: The mirrors of history come to reflective reality here on Samuel Adams Returns.

And because you keep asking!

References:

1. Notes and Debate on Suffrage

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