Category: Politics

Judson Bennett: My View on the Vice Presidential Debate

Dear friends, The Vice Presidential Debate between Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris turned out exactly as I expected. VP Pence was serious, focused, and well-prepared. He made his points with accuracy and determination. No doubt he won the debate. Kamala Harris on the other hand won the most obnoxious award. The whole…

2020 Forever Changed Elections Moving Forward

How Does Mail-In Voting Work? What are the Pros and Cons of Mail-In Voting? In the last few weeks, there has been heated debate over the pros and cons of mail-in voting. Because of the dangers of gathering in groups while COVID-19 continues to spread, mail-in voting has become an appealing option for voters to…

The American Electoral College System: How It Works and Why It Was Implemented

What is the Electoral College? How does the Electoral College Work? Opinions vary when it comes to the Electoral College’s role in selecting the President of the United States, and for good reason. America’s founders may have had good intentions when they included this step in the election process, but is it still relevant today? …

Trump Republican Convention Thoughts and Look Ahead to November Election

OPINION Dear Friends, I was extremely proud of the Republican National Committee for the fabulous event they put on at the White House during the final day of the convention. Ivanka Trump stole the show with her speech, prior to introducing her father, President Donald J. Trump, for his acceptance speech. She was exceptionally beautiful,…

Governor Carney’s Refusal to Meet with Protestors Shows His Lack of Political Savvy

OPINION Dear friends, Obviously Delaware’s Democrat Governor John Carney is possibly tone deaf (or color-blind) to what is going on in the real world these days. If he’s interested in another term, he better not only recognize, but actually address certain negative issues, involving the treatment of Delaware’s inmates. With the unnecessary deaths of several…